Singer, Wizkid has signed a multi-album worldwide deal with RCA Records/Sony Music International.The deal was announced Wednesday morning.
The Afrobeats star who is a recent
Grammy nominee for his songwriting contribution on American musician Drake’s ‘One dance’ joins the league of
Nigerian musicians who have been signed by the label.
Stars such as Tiwa Savage, Cohbams Asuquo, Davido, Ycee, Ayo Jay had also landed the Sony/RCA deal.
Chairman and CEO of RCA Records, Peter Edge said in a statement that the
RCA Records family is thrilled to
He added,““He has become a superstar in the African music scene and will be a game-changer in bringing African music to the world. We are extremely excited to have him as a part of RCA and are eager for the journey ahead.”
“This is an incredibly important signing as we look to make Africa a major source of repertoire for the world.
WizKid is a key ambassador for this movement and we look forward to helping him conquer the globe.”
Commenting on the deal, Wizkid said,
“It’s hard for me to describe what I do, since I work with rhythms from Afro-Beat, reggae, hip-hop, dance hall and others…What’s important to me is for music to be real, authentic, raw and timeless. I don’t wanna be boxed in to any one genre”.