Tekno Signs Deal With Universal Music Group, Island Records
Nigerian singer and music producer, Tekno has signed an international deal, this time a joint partnership with Universal music group (UMG) Nigeria and Island Records UK.
The PANA crooner, who just welcomed a baby girl with his girlfriend Lola Rae, signed the deal on Thursday, May 31.
UMG Nigeria also shared the news on social media on Friday with the caption:
“Welcome @teknoofficial to the @umgnigeria & @islandrecordsuk Family 🕺🏾🕺🏾🕺🏾#TeknoIsUniversal “.
— UMG Nigeria (@UMGNigeria) June 1, 2018
The deal is coming on the back of another Universal marquee signing, as renowned Bantu crooner, Mr. Eazi also recently signed a licensing deal with international platform, Columbia Records UK.
The deal introduces Tekno and his unique brand of music to new and exciting markets and this further re-establishes him as one of Africa’s biggest singer, song writer and producer.
Universal Music Group (also known in the United States as UMG Recordings, Inc. and abbreviated as UMG) is an American global music corporation that is a subsidiary of the French media conglomerate Vivendi.
They are often referred to as the world’s leading music group.