Ycee’s record label, Tinny Entertainment, on Friday announced the termination of his music contract with Sony Music Africa. T.E made this known in an official statement, where it announced the parting. Tinny Ent had signed a license and distribution deal with Sony Music Africa, which was supposed to help push the Ycee music globally.
According to the statement, the contract was no longer profitable. Ycee had earlier in August 29th 2017 called out the official of Sony Music Africa handling the deal Michael Ugwu. He had accused Ugwu of ripping off African artistes, claiming that they have been milking him and other African artistes.
The Entertainment outfit (Tinny Entertainment) made this information known on their website on 3rd of February. Their statement indicated that , stating that they have terminated the deal signed in October 2016 between Ycee and Sony Music Africa on the grounds that the Sony deal is not beneficial to them as promised.
The statement in full;
“We would like to state officially that we terminated our contract with SONY through our lawyers, Olaniwun Ajayi LP, by a letter dated 5 December 2017.
Henceforth, we are the sole owners of the copyright in any and all of our music and can exploit our music on any and every platform.
We have realized that it is best to undertake the distribution of our records by ourselves, as a Record Label and that Made in Nigeria across board, is the only way to be above board.”
As a Label, we are pushing out great music this year starting with “Say Bye Bye,” “I Wish” and our YCEE and Bella Collabo EP, “Late Night Vibrations.”
We thank you for the love!
For: Tinny Entertainment”
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