Tiwa Savage, arguably the most successful female artist in Nigeria, has officially “signed and sealed” a management deal with American entertainment company, Roc Nation.
In a statement posted on the website of Roc Nation on Thursday, the label said, “Welcome Tiwa Savage to the Roc Nation family.”
The singer, who’s signed to Mavin Records back in Nigeria, shared the news of the official signing on her Instagram page.
“Signed, Sealed, Delivered”, a visibly excited Tiwa wrote about the deal which was concluded in Maryland, US.
“It feels like home. I’m really really excited. A huge thank you to my Mavin family, Don Jazzy for making this dream come true. Thanks to the fans”, Tiwa added in a video posted on social media.
Roc Nation, a multi-faceted entertainment company, is home to global superstars, such as Rihanna, Fabolous, Emeli Sande, Big Sean, DJ Khaleed and Angie Martinez.
Tiwa Savage’s Mavin Records label mates, Di’Ja and D’Prince have taken to their respective Instagram pages to congratulate the singer on the feat.
In a recent interview on Hot 97, a New York radio station, Tiwa Savage said Roc Nation will not change her sound or her style.
“They really just want to bring what I already have to offer to the rest of the world, and they truly believe in the movement. So yeah, I’m really excited about it.
“The reason why we did not really make too much noise about it is because a lot of people come over from Africa and they say they’ve got this deal and that deal, and then nothing happens. We just wanted to do it the proper way, get it official.
“I didn’t want to do that to my people. I wanted them to really believe that it was really happening, so we wanted to wait for the right time, and the time is now.”
Roc Nation was founded by American hip-hop great, Shawn Carter, popularly known as Jay-Z.