Warner Music Group Strikes Innovative Deal With Chocolate City
LAGOS, MARCH 28TH 2019 – Warner Music Group (WMG) has announced a pioneering partnership with Chocolate City, the most influential independent record label in Nigeria.
The 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 home to a diverse roster of local talent from various genres including Femi Kuti, four-time Grammy-nominated son of the Afrobeat pioneer Fela; hip-hop artist and record producer M.I. 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 catalog includes celebrated acts such as Brymo, Ice Prince, and Jesse Jagz.