Wizkid: Singer Set to Sign Massive Deal With Either Sony Music or Universal Music
Wizkid might be regarded as the hottest singer in Africa right now. As the music sensation is ready to pen the biggest music deal ever by an African artist with either Sony Music or Universal Music
The Nigerian star’s adding another notch on his belt with these new reports that he’ll be signing a multi-million dollar deal with a major record label imminently.
Pulse.ng and Information Nigeria are reporting that the “Ojuelegba” hitmaker is all set to announce the massive deal with either Sony Music or Universal Music.
“There’s something big coming uu for Wizkid, and it happened while he
was in America. The deal will be the
biggest ever signed by an African,
and signifies progress for the music
business on the continent,” a source
close to Wizkid tells Pulse.ng.
If Wizkid signs with Sony Music, he’lll be joining Davido and
Tiwa Savage on the major label.
The new deal would capitalize on the
huge success of “One Dance,” the
major airplay of hits like “Ojuelegba”
and “Final (Baba Nla),” as well as other collaborations with Drake, Skepta, Tinie Tempah, and many more.
Wizkid’s has been in New York recently, as he’s
been instagramming from Kanye West’s “Saint Pablo”
concert at Madison Square Garden.
Despite what’s been his biggest year ever, which saw him headline a sold out at NYC’s
Barclays Center and join Chris
Brown on tour, the singer hasn’t
released a solo single in all of 2016.