Akon’s Music Label Signs on WizKid
Popular musician, producer and owner of the Konvict Music Label yesterday announced on Twitter the signing of fast rising young musician Wizkid to the Konvict/EME record label.
Akon, in his official twitter account tweeted, “It’s OFFICIAL!!!!!!! KONVICT/EME is now the official label for WIZ KID worldwide. WOW!!!! Hope u ready!”
EME sources say his contract will run mutually with the Konvict Label deal though it is not yet clear how this will work out as Akon informed that Konvict signs Wizkid on a worldwide contract.
The paperwork which was signed this week is a Joint venture- partnership between EME and Konvict and will produce and release Wizkid worldwide.
According to EME CEO Banky W who also is a known musician, “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.
“Wiz is the first act to be launched under this agreement, but provision has been made for EME and will continue to build acts that achieve enough buzz to also launch on the same platforms”
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