Wizkid’s deal with RCA records is the biggest deal ever by an African artiste – Grammy
‘Ojuelegba’ hit maker, Ayo Balogun aka Wizkid has been revealed as the only African artiste to have signed the biggest music deal ever, after his 2016 deal he signed with RCA Records.
Reports from the official website of the Grammy Awards, says that Drake’s 2016 international hit One Dance, once the most-streamed song on Spotify was the stepping stone to set him on the path to becoming one of Africa’s biggest music export.
An excerpt from the report reads:
“Currently, Afrobeats is the next international sound sweeping pop music. Major stars like Kanye West and Rick Ross have all collaborated with Afrobeats acts. Drake’s 2016 international hit One Dance, once the most-streamed song on Spotify, featured Nigerian Afrobeats artist Wizkid, who would go on to sign with RCA Records in what became the biggest record deal ever for an African artist.”
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