its official! Wizkid has just sealed a multi-album worldwide deal with RCA Records/Sony Music International.
late last year the news broke out but today RCA Records has come to confirm the signing of the Nigerian singer/song writer.
in an interview with Billboard 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,” Wizkid told Billboard in a statement. “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.”
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RCA chairman and CEO Peter Edge was also elated to have Wizkid (co-writer and co-producer of Drake’s One Dance) at RCA in a statement said:
“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome WizKid to the Sony Music family,” said Sony Music International president of Northern & Eastern Europe and Africa Adam Granite in a statement. “This is an incredibly important signing as we look to make Africa a major source of repertoire for the world. Wiz is a key ambassador for this movement and we look forward to helping him conquer the globe.”
It can also be recalled that Wizkid co-wrote and co-produced Drake‘s Hot 100-topping hit “One Dance”