When Dave The Hustler and Evil C (Clive Jenkins) launched their vinyl only imprint in 1998 as a way to get their own beats played in clubs they didn't quite know what to expect, but the Swiss based Paparazzi records quickly gained support from the likes of Sven Väth and Laurent Garnier, and their releases made their way onto mix tapes by Tiga or Felix da Housecat.
Thanks to that and close ties with Switzerland's strong electronic music community in the early 00’s and beyond, Paparazzi had the privilege of releasing an eclectic range of talented artists and styles during its short lifetime. After difficult industry times, a bankrupt distributor and 10 releases, Paparazzi went silent in 2004 as Dave focused harder on his producer and dj career, always keeping in the back of his mind to get the label started again.

2013 marked the return of the label with an even stronger commitment to releasing a broad range of exciting new music of all styles by some of today's top artists and emerging talents.