After much speculation prior to now, Wizkid has officially sealed a dream multi-album worldwide deal with RCA Records/Sony Music International.
The digital media company confirmed on their Twitter page:
— RCA Records (@RCARecords) March 1, 2017
RCA chairman and CEO Peter Edge was also elated to have Wizkid (co-writer and co-producer of Drake’s One Dance) at RCA in a statement said:
“We are thrilled to welcome WizKid to the RCA Records family. He has become a superstar in the African music scene and will be a game-changer in bringing African music to the world. We are extremely excited to have him as a part of RCA and are eager for the journey ahead.”
“We couldn’t be more excited to welcome WizKid to the Sony Music family,” said Sony Music International president of Northern & Eastern Europe and Africa Adam Granite in a statement. “This is an incredibly important signing as we look to make Africa a major source of repertoire for the world. Wiz is a key ambassador for this movement and we look forward to helping him conquer the globe.”