Nigerian Superstar artiste Davido real names David Adedeji Adeleke, has signed a record deal with Sony Music Entertainment at its headquarters in New York City.Media reports coming from the West African country were awash with the developing story on Thursday evening as the signing process was completed.
Davido known for songs like ‘Aye’, ‘Skelewu’, ‘GOBE’ and ‘Number One Rmx’ featuring Diamond Platinumz, has been excited by the deal throughout the week before signing as he kept updating his fans on twitter with teasers about the mega-deal, which will help him create, distribute and market his music at a world class (global) level.
According to sources, the deal was executed by Efe Ogbeni, Nigerian-born American music executive, who is also a partner with Nicki Minaj on another Nigerian Parker Ighile‘s project and is expected to widen his reach both on the continent and in other virgin markets for distribution across the world.
Davido’s manager Kamal Ajoboye is also believed to have played a massive role in the deal after the successful Sophomore album ‘The B.A.D.D.E.S.T’ released in 2015.which was mainly his project. Davido later celebrated on twitter after completing the signing of the deal.
Present at the signing were Davido himself, Adewale Adeleke, Efe Ogbeni, Kamal Ajiboye, Joel Katz (Number-One-ranked entertainment attorney) and Adam Granite (VP of Sony Music International)