Ycee has just signed an exclusive deal with Sony Music Entertainment Friday, October 21, 2016 in South Africa.
According to Sony Music, the rapper’s first EP, “ The First Wave” will be released under the label.
Michael Ugwu, General Manager, Sony Music West Africa said: “I’m extremely proud to welcome Tinny Entertainment and the amazing talent that is Ycee to the Sony Music Entertainment West Africa family.”
“I’ve watched this team grow over the past few years and I am amazed at how they have navigated the industry to reach this stage.
“Ycee is the future of hip-hop in Africa and we will be front and centre of SME West Africa’s strategy as we take Africa to the world,” Ugwu said.
Ycee took to Instagram to share his excitment. He posted an image from the signing with the caption:
“Great things happening, alongside Tinny Entertainment, I’m so proud to become part of the Sony Music family!!”
With this signing, Ycee is joining the likes of Davido and Wizkid as part of the Sony Music. Great!!!
Written by Clement Oluwasegun