Which Record Deal Would You Rather Sign ?

Artistes owning record labels isn’t just a trend that started today and it dosen’t seem to stop anytime soon in Nigeria’s music industry.

Below are top 4 label in Nigeria as at now you might be interested in getting a deal with;


DMW is a record label owned by Davido, Nigeria’s top rated singer. The name DMW came into existence after Davido officially announced his break from HKN.

The record label has grown from 1 to up to 15 members which Davido is the frontliner.

As the record label grew, everyone associated with Davido became a member, from the factor branding, a logo was born.


Yahoo Boy No Laptop Nation, popularly known as YBNL Nation or simply YBNL, is an independent record label founded by Olamide in 2012.

Riding on the success of the YBNL album and the smashing hit singles that came with it, Olamide was able to groom YBNL nation into one of the most reckoned with record label making a huge amount of waves in the present day Nigerian music industry.

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Now YBNL nation has grown and now boasts of a number of upcoming acts who are now established and well known with a couple of endorsements and notable awards under their belt. They are called the YBNL soldiers.


Mavin Global is one of Africa’s leading entertainment companies. Founded in 2012 as a record label by legendary Afrobeats producer, Don Jazzy, Mavin Records produced some of the definitive music and artistes such as Wande Cole, Tiwa Savage, and Reekado Banks.

Currently, its roster spans a variety of genres with artists including Korede Bello, Johnny Drille, Di’ja, D’Prince, Dr. SID, LadiPoe, DNA, Rema, Crayon and DJ Big N.


Starboy Entertainment was established in 2013 by Nigerian original Starboy Wizkid after quitting the Empire Mates Entertainment (E. M. E). The label founded by Wizkid includes Maleek Berry (real name Maleek Shoyebi) as Starboy producer and Wizkid as the CEO of the label.

If Mavin, YBNL, DMW or Starboy Records Offer You A Record Deal – Which Would You Rather Sign For?

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