Nigerian Pop star & Starboy Entertainment Worldwide boss, Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun popularly known as Wizkid has signed a multi-album deal with International record label RCA Records/Sony Music International.
Speaking on behalf of RCA Records, the Chairman and CEO, Peter Edge said:
“We are thrilled to welcome Wizkid to the RCA Records family. 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.”
Wizkid himself who immediately dropped a new single + video “Sweet Love“, visibly excited at this milestone told Billboard in a statement:
“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.”
See photos and tweets confirming the deal below:
Exclusive: WizKid (@wizkidayo) inks multi-album deal with @RCARecords/@SonyMusicGlobal https://t.co/kajq4cBtSE pic.twitter.com/KYZ8mPbYJM
— billboard hip-hop (@billboardhiphop) March 1, 2017