16 February 2013

Nigeria: Banky W Delists Wizkid From EME

On Vixen Red Carpet, Wizkid throws more light on his new record label, 'Starboy Music' and EME Split, promise to sign great acts. ( Resource: One-on-One With Wizkid )

Banky W's official track list for his fourth solo album 'R&BW' released this week has no former EME label act Wizkid. Speculation of a probable delisting of Wizkid from the said album was rife recently.

The album features every other EME recording act - Skales, Niyola and Shaydee amongst other cameos which include rappers Lynxxx, Vector, eLDee, M.I, L-Tido, Sarkodie, singers Sammy, Rotimi and 2face Idibia.

Wizkid seems to have other plans too - after spending many weeks in the UK, he has released his first post-EME video, a new collaborative single titled 'The Matter', which features production from UK-based Maleek Berry.

The video opens with 'Starboy Ent' - the supposedly new label reportedly owned by Wizkid. There is no sign of the hitherto ubiquitous EME logo.

This development -Banky W delisting Wizkid from EME and the later teaming up with Berry only finaly put paid to high speculation that both parties re jut not together any more.

Many say the big determinant will be on February 15, 2013, when Banky W hosts his 'The Grand Love' concert in Lagos. Will Wizkid make an appearance or shun the concert?

Already, he said he would be premiering another video 'Azonto' on that same day and will be performing at Julius Agwu's 'Festival of Love' on February 16, 2013.

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