The year 2016 has been a very busy one for Nigerian music. The industry has been plagued with a high occurrence of beefs, drama, and many more.
Top amongst these are the good old label struggles between records labels and their signed artistes. This clash which usually pits arts against business has had an unusually high occurrence of label splits, wrangles, and lawsuits,.
Pulse Music, travels through the industry, and presents you with all the top artistes who have had issues with their record labels, and have in one way or another taken steps to exit the label.
For many, everything goes smoothly and amicably. But for many others, it gets mercy, involves the police and a huge number of collared executives working their way through, legal papers, accusations, public posturing, sob tales, legal suits and court injunctions.
Please find below.
The singer was signed in 2014 to Baseline Music, a record label that was managed by veterans Howie T and Dipo Abdul. According to sources, after a year of no investment, he moved on with his career. He is currently being detained by the police, and together with his manager, Osagie Osarenkhoe, they are being investigated for fraud by the label.