Ycee Inks Exclusive Deal with Sony Music Entertainment
Ademilade Alejo a.k.a Ycee has inked an exclusive deal with Sony Music joining the likes of Davido and Wizkid who have international recording contracts.
Sony Music Entertainment announced the exclusive deal with Ycee of Tinny Entertainment, today in South Africa.
Michael Ugwu, General Manager, Sony Music West Africa stated, “I’m extremely proud to welcome Tinny Entertainment and the amazing talent that is Ycee to the Sony Music Entertainment West Africa family. I’ve watched this team grow over the past few years and I am amazed at how they have navigated the industry to reach this stage. Ycee is the future of Hip Hop in Africa and will be front and centre of SME West Africa’s strategy as we take Africa to the World.”
CEO Tinny Entertainment, Arokodare ‘Tinny’ Timilehin, also stated his excitement for the future of both Ycee and Tinny Entertainment, noting, “This is a stamp of approval on all the hardwork we have put in through the years and an indication of even greater things to come”.
On Instagram, Sony Music Africa welcomed the Omo Alhaji crooner and his management company to the Sony Family.
“Sony Music Entertainment Africa and Tinny Entertainment announce exclusive deal for YCEE cc @TinnyEntAfrica &@iam_ycee #welcometothefamily”, the group wrote.
Ycee, who has been having quite a good run this year bagging 2 MAMA nominations in the Best Hip Hop and Best Breakthrough categories, shared the exciting news on his Instagram handle as well, writing; “ITS BEEN GOD EVERY STEP OF THE WAY AND HE IS VERY MUCH WITH US IN THIS NEW CHAPTER! Let’s get it!!!”
The unprecedented deal will see the rapper’s first E.P,’ The First Wave’ released under the Sony umbrella.
Congratulations are in order for Ycee who has experienced phenomenal growth and success since his foray into the music industry.
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