Iyanya Joins Mavin Records, Drops New Single With Don Jazzy and Dr.Sid
After months of speculation about his future, Iyanya has finally broken the silence by announcing that he is officially joining Mavin Records with the release of a new a song featuring Don Jazzy and Dr. Sid.
The new hit tune entitled “Up 2 Sumting” is produced by Mavin Records head-honcho, Don Jazzy.
It was released on Monday, October 31 which coincides with the singer’s 30th birthday.
With this new move, Iyanya joins other artistes on the record label including Tiwa Savage, Dr. Sid, D’Prince, Korede Bello, Reekado Banks and Di’Ja.
In his own words, Iyanya said, “I am at a decision-making curve in my music career where I have to make the right professional and creative decisions. At this point, I realised the need to put in solid structures in place to move to the next level of my career. I think I have found that professional and creative backbone in Mavin Records.”
Don Jazzy, who broke the news on his Twitter handle on Monday, was also excited about the new partnership.
“Iyanya brings his own unique style and sound to the Mavin Records family,” he said.
“From the first time I stepped into the studio with him, there was an instant chemistry and energy. He is an amazing talent and he has great musical versatility. This is an exciting time for us and our fans have a lot of great music to look forward to.”
The groundbreaking move is the Cross River State born singer’s first major one after his decision to sign a management deal with leading creative talent agency, Temple Management Company as part of efforts to launch a new phase of his career.
About Mavin Records
Mavin Records is a Pan-African record label and the brainchild of African renowned producer and entrepreneur, Michael Collins Ajereh (Don Jazzy).
Created as a wholly independent music label on May 8, 2012, the label is home to 6 of Africa’s most exciting performing music artistes and 3 producers, who have won dozens of awards and regularly churn out chart-topping singles.
Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk launched into a blistering music career when he won MTN Project Fame West Africa in 2008. The Graduate of Business Management from University of Calabar (UNICAL) grabbed global attention with the hit single Kukere and went on to get nominations at Channel O Music Video Awards, Soul Train Music Awards and Nigerian Entertainment Awards.
Iyanya who won The Headies Artiste Of The Year (2013) has three albums to his credit namely My Story (2009), Desire (2013) and Applaudise (2015). He has been endorsed by several brands including MTN, Solo Phones, Yudala and Zinox Computers.
In 2016, he was signed to Temple Management Company and becomes the 7th artist to ink a recording deal with Mavin records.
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