“Clearing the Air”: Davido's Signees Dump DMW, Join New Label

“Clearing the Air”: Davido's Signees Dump DMW, Join New Label

  • Internationally renowned Afrobeats singer Davido recently got people talking online with an announcement he made about his record label DMW
  • In a post shared on his Twitter handle, Davido revealed that all the artists who are signed to his record label, DMW, have been moved to a new one
  • The singer, in his announcement, revealed the name of the new record label and why he made the move public

Nigeria's Afrobeats superstar, David Adeleke, aka Davido, recently stirred emotions online with an announcement he shared on his social media page about his record label DMW.

The renowned music superstar recently took to his Twitter handle on Friday, April 19, 2024, to announce that all the artists who used to be signed to Davido Music Worldwide (DMW) have left the record label.

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Davido makes huge announcement
Nigerian singer Davido announces the death of his record label, DMW. Photo credit: @davido/@iammayorkun/@peruzzi_vibes
Source: Instagram

In his post, he revealed that the new music label would take ownership and control of the artists.

Why did they leave?

The Nigerian music star in his announcement post revealed the name of the new record label that all the his artists dumped DMW for.

In the announcement, Davido revealed that Moraveey, Logos Olori, Peruzzi and Mayorkun are no longer signed to DMW and would join Nine+ Records.

Nine+ Records is owned by UnitedMasters in partnership with Davido.

UnitedMasters is owned by David Stout and a new player on the African music scene with a focus on artist development, A&R, artist signing and behind-the-scene matters.

Here below is Davido's announcement:

Netizens react to Davido's announcement

Here are some of the comments published by Davido:

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"Make i even buy DMW, how much be the label?"


"This is good news, now let’s see them show more of their potentials."


"OBO abg break this your post down to a layman understanding."


"You just Dey spoil their career wey never start."


"Because of mayorkun??"


"Hopefully these artists will now be properly managed and pushed under Nine+ records. Davido is always too busy with himself, of course he'll always come first."


"Massive upgrade for all DMW artists, at least they can bring home the grammy individually. Congratulations!"

Davido announces big plans for Chioma's birthday

Meanwhile, Legit.ng reported that Davido announced his wife Chioma’s upcoming birthday on social media.

The celebrity chef will turn a new age on April 30, 2024, and Davido has already gone online to make fans anticipate the big day.

Taking to his official X (Twitter) page, the DMW boss promised to celebrate the occasion in style because Chioma is a great woman.

Source: Legit.ng

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