Davido Signs $1M Sony Entertainment Deal

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Entertainment Television (BET) Award winner and popular Nigerian Artiste, David Adedeji Adeleke fondly called Davido has signed a historical record deal with the world’s music producer, marketer and distribution giant company, Sony Music Entertainment at its headquarters in New York, US.
The signing of the deal makes Omo Baba Olowo (OBO) the first African artiste to enter into such deal with the international label.
A statement from Davido obtained by the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja said that the deal will help him to create, distribute and market his music at world class level.
He said the deal was executed by Nigerian-born American Music Executive, Efe Ogbeni (Grace, Red One), who is also a partner with Nicki Minaj on Parker Ighile‘s project and facilitated by Davido’s manager, Kamal Ajoboye, the brain behind the musician’s sophomore album, “The B.A.D.D.E.S.T.” pushed back in 2015.
The Skelewu crooner has since then took to his social media pages to celebrate the deal.
He said “thank you God!! I have worked hard all my life for this day! This is the day that the lord has made!!”.
“1st African Artist to sign a global record deal! my story is just starting!! My mother is smiling in Heaven right now.
“I’m going to make Africa proud! I s…r down,” he added.
Credits: NAN, Vanguard.

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