Akon announced via his Twitter page earlier today that Nigerian artist, Wizkid is now officially part of the KONVICT label worldwide. Read Akon’s tweet below
Banky W, who is also the chairman of EME label, confirmed the news explaining that “the Konvict contract is to run alongside the popstar’s original EME contract. The length of the deal is not specified. ”The paperwork which was signed this week is a Joint venture- partnership between EME and Konvict and will produce and release Wizkid worldwide. ‘Press conferences will still be held in Nigeria and the US in the near future.’ In addition, ‘EME will now act as Konvict’s official rep in Africa and will run the African arm of the label’s operations. This includes standard offices, management, studios, production, A&R and provision of more artistes to launch under this partnership.
This can only mean better things to come for Wizkid. We wish him all the best