Wow its been long since i updated you on what is happening in the music world. Today i bring to you the lasted news which is about the world leader in music-based entertainment, Universal Music Group (UMG) signing a record label deal with our Ghanaian leading Afro-Dancehall artiste Livingstone Etse Satekla aka Stonebwoy(BHIM NATION).
He is currently one of Ghana’s fine musicians and one of my favorite artiste ,not that because he is from my tribe that is why but because his songs have meaning .Especially his track “Bawasaba”. Currently he is in Europe for the ” Epistles of Mama World Tour”which has landed him a major label with the Universal Music Group. His deal was announced during the launch of Universal Music Group’s new Pan-African division office in Nigeria yesterday dated Tuesday, July 17, 2018.
Do you what is interesting too He was in the news recently for revealing that he would collaborate with Shatta Wale on a song soon.,Stonebwoy, who is already signed to Zylofon Music record label, isn’t the only Ghanaian artiste who agreed to join with Universal Music Group but also Ghanaian Afro-soul songstress, Cina Soul, who was earlier announced as a signee with Universal Music Group. Other artistes signed to the label including Nigerian artistes WurlD, Odunsi (the Engine), Tay Iwar, Mr Eazi and co-signed Tekno in conjunction with Island Records UK, and co-signed Tanzanian singer and songwriter Vanessa Mdee in conjunction with AfroForce1 Records.
The label will market, promote and distribute the works of the “Enku Lenu” hitmaker around the world.
Universal Music Group’s new division in Lagos will support artistes from Nigeria, Ghana, and the Gambia throughout the continent and beyond, utilizing Universal Music Group’s global networks for wider discovery, marketing, promotion and distribution. This new strategic division will operate from a new office in Lagos, under the leadership of Nigerian music executive Ezegozie Eze Jr., who has been named General Manager of Universal Music Nigeria.
However, Tour-Ghana can tell that Stonebwoy is not leaving Zylofon Music but he intended to keep both as his record labels.