5 Popular Nigerian music acts that are CEOs

Nigerian music acts

1. Wizkid – Star Boy Entertainment

On 5 March 2013, Vanguard’s Charles Mgbolur eported that Wizkid established his label imprint Starboy Entertainment. During an interview with Silverbird Television, Wizkid told Yvonne Vixen Ekwere that he planned on signing new acts to the label. Wizkid told Showtime Celebrity that he established his own record label to give up-and-coming artists a platform to showcase their talent. On 17 April 2013, Wizkid signed Maleek Berry to Starboy Entertainment.

Star boy also houses L.A.X and Legendury Beatz.

He most recently expanded and turned his imprint into Starboy worldwide, bringing on the likes of Mr Eazi, Efya and R2bees.

2. Davido – HKN Music/ Davido Music Worldwide

HKN Music is a record label jointly owned by the award-winning musician, Davido and his elder brother, Adewale Adeleke.It is also home to Deekay, B-Red, Sina Rambo, Danagog and the in-house producer Shizzi.

Omo Baba Olowo (O.B.O) as he is sometimes referred to as most recently started his own label, “Davido Msic Worldwide” and the label has the likes of Mayorkun, Dremo signed to the label.

3. Wande Coal – Black Diamond Entertainment

Wande Coal who was first signed to Mo’Hits and then Don Jazzy’s Mavin Records left Don Jazzy under controversial circumstances.

Wande Coal has since launched his ‘Black Diamond’ entertainent label under which he released his latest album titled ‘Wanted’. The label doesn’t have any other acts we know for now, but are working on signing singers and would announce them soon.

4. Olamide – YBNL Nation

Olamide Adedeji is the CEO of YBNL records, which has been ranked as one of the biggest and strongest labels in Nigeria right now.

YBNL houses acts such as Adekunle Gold, Viktoh, Chinko Ekun, Temmie Ovwasa (YBNL Princess) and most recently Davolee.

5.Paul Okoye – Rudeboy Records

Paul Okoye of P-Square who has been having issues with his brother, Peter Okoye has announced his own label and has wasted no time in unveling acts under this label. He has annonced Muno and Lucy as acts under his label and they have both dropped singles.

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