Warner Music Group, WMG, on March 28th, 2019, announced an innovative partnership deal with Chocolate City, Nigeria most influential independent record label.
The Warner Music Group and Chocolate City partnership will dramatically grow the reach of African artists around the world, and will create new opportunities for global superstars in the region.
Chocolate City will continue to be led by Co-Founders Audu Maikori and Paul Okeugo and EVP of Imprints, Jude Abaga and EVP of Recorded Music Aibee Abidoye.
Chocolate City is, however, known as the home to diverse musical talents from various genres including, Femi Kuti, four-time Grammy nominated son of the Afrobeat pioneer Fela, hip-hop artiste and record producer MI Abaga, Afro beats sensation Dice Ailes, Nosa, ClassiQ, Ruby Gyang and promising new acts Blaqbonez, C Kay and Street Billionaires. In addition, Chocolate City’s catalogue includes celebrated acts such as Brymo, Ice Prince, and Jesse Jagz.
We hope the new deal will affect the Nigerian music industry positively!