Iyanya Confirms Exit From Mavin Records, Says ‘I’m Signed To Temple Music’
In an attempt to quell speculation, prominent Nigerian singer, Iyanya has confirmed his exit from the Don Jazzy-led Mavin Records, adding that he is signed solely to Temple Music.
TheKukere crooner made this disclosure known during an interview with Beat FM in Lagos on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.
When asked to comment on his current record label, Iyanya said: “I’m now signed toTemple Music but I’m a Mavin for life. It was not a beef. I was there and it was time to move on.”
In October 2016, when Iyanya joined Mavin, Temple Music was not in existence. His affairs were handled by Temple Management Company.
Temple Music was launched in August 2017, with 9ice, Bisola Aiyeola, DJ Jimmy Jatt, named among the pioneer artistes.
Speaking further during the Beat FM interview, Iyanya explained why there’s been a “dramatic change” in his sound.
“I like to try new sounds,” he said, and attributed the change to “working with different producers, writers.”
“The fan base has grown; I have fans here and abroad. Some people like the new sound but some people are stuck in the old sound. Shout out to Don Jazzy. He influenced my new sound,” he said.
Iyanya also acknowledged Don Jazzy for helping with the evolution of his music.
“Shout out to Don Jazzy. He influenced my new sound,” he said.