Timothy McKenzie (born 4 March 1989, Hackney, London), better known by his stage name Labrinth, is an English singer-songwriter and record producer. McKenzie is signed to Simon Cowell's record label Syco, becoming the first non-talent show signing in six years. Initially, he was tipped to work as a producer, but Cowell signed him as a solo act.
Labrinth made his debut appearance on the UK Singles Chart in March 2010, when his collaboration with British rapper Tinie Tempah "Pass Out" reached number one. His first solo single "Let the Sun Shine" was released in September 2010, reaching number three in the same replique tag heuer chart. His debut album Electronic Earth was released on 2 April 2012, having been preceded by the singles "Earthquake" featuring Tinie Tempah and "Last Time", which peaked at number two and number four respectively.