D’banj Signs DavidO to Def Jam Africa
|D’banj and Davido|
It was reported that D’Banj has signed David ‘DavidO’ Adeleke to his new label, Def Jam Africa. It is the African arm of Island Def Jam which is under parent company Universal Music Group, home to some of the biggest superstars on the planet.
According to NET, the signing took place on Wednesday, May 16, 2012 at the 19-year-old’s house in Lekki after a five-man meeting involving D’banj, his manager Abisagboola ‘Bankulli’ Oluseun, Davido, his manager Asa Asika and father Deji Adeleke.
D’banj is interested in signing rave of the moment act, Davido to the imprint he would be launching soon following split from Don Jazzy and would also have D’banj’s brother, Kay Switch on the roster.
An official statement or briefing will be announced soon.