Shatta Wale has inked a 3-year management deal with Zylofon Music, a record label owned by Ghanaian entertainment powerhouse Zylofon Media.
This was made officially known during a signing and unveiling session held on Wednesday at the Zylofon Media headquarters in East Legon, Accra.
According to Zylofon Media‘s Head of Communications, Mr Samuel Atuobi Baah a.k.a Sammy Flex, it is a 360 management deal, where the record label manages all the business activities of the Shatta Wale brand.
“From today, the business of Shatta Wale is the business of Zylofon Media. From today, the business of Zylofon Media is also the business of Shatta Wale,” he said.
“We are going to officially work with Shatta Wale for the next 3 years. It’s going to be a 360 [business] relationship where Zylofon Media will be managing Shatta Wale — Zylofon Media will be taking care of his recordings, distribution and marketing as well. Everything that has to do with artiste management and his brand as Shatta Wale, Zylofon Media is taking care of that, from today,” Sammy Flex added.
He also took the opportunity to address rumors about $1.5m worth of contract, Rolls-Royce car, a house and others; stating that the two (2) parties have agreed not to let out the terms under which the contract was signed.
“The two parties have agreed that whatever that was signed behind close doors, remains there. And whatever rumors you’ve heard we are saying that it did not come from us,” he stated.
In his acceptance speech, Shatta Wale reiterated his gratitude to Nana Appiah Mensah and Zylofon Media for the epic move and investment in the arts.
Present at the session were A&R Manager of Zylofon Music and the ‘Freedom’ hitmaker’s former manager Bulldog as well as label-mates Becca, Kumi Guitar, and Joyce Blessing. Also at the short event were CEO Nana Appiah Mensah a.k.a NAM 1, MUSIGA president Bice Osei Kuffour a.k.a Obour, Pope Skinny, SM Militants, and many others.
Shatta Wale joins Stonebwoy, Obibini, Kumi Guitar, Becca and Joyce Blessing on Zylofon Music.
Owned by Zylofon Media, the company also operate Zylofon TV, Zylofon 102.1 FM. It also has Zylofon Arts Fund, Zylofon Arts Club, My Zylofon Dream (Zylofon Cash) as some of its numerous products.