Wizkid will be receiving a mind blowing advance in US dollars from his record breaking deal with Sony Music’s subsidiary RCA Records, according to reports.
It was revealed on several days ago that Wizkid had signed a deal Sony Music Entertainment and RCA Records.
A source close to Wizkid’s camp reported that plans were in motion to announce this deal spectacularly, with many outlets reporting that Sony Music is involved.
“There’s something big coming up for Wizkid, and it happened while he was in America. The deal will be the biggest ever signed by an African, and signifies progress for the music business on the continent,” the source said
Meanwhile NotJustOk’s head of content Ovie O. took to Twitter on September 12, 2016 to reveal some insights about the deal. He confirmed the rumoured bidding war between Universal Music and Sony Music for the star.
Wizkid’s signing with Sony Music will see him joining the likes of Davido who signed a deal in the same label and Ayo Jay, who is signed to RCA records.