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INTERNATIONAL DEAL! Tekno signs new deal with Universal Music Group and Island Records



Nigerian Afrofusion singer, Augustine Miles Kelechi, popularly known as Tekno, has signed an international deal with Universal Music Group Africa and Island Records UK.

Speaking on Tekno’s signing, the General Manager, Universal Music Group Nigeria, Mr. Ezegozie Eze, said,

“Tekno is the latest addition to the Universal Music family. Tekno’s talent is truly undeniable as we’ve seen already with the current array of hits already under his belt.

“His addition to the UMG fold ensures that his impressive sound and brand reach new markets as we continue to sell Africa to the world.”

Speaking whilst signing with UMG Nigeria, Pulse reports that Tekno said,

“I am extremely excited to sign with UMG as I’m ready to take my music to new heights, have a platform to showcase my versatility, push my music and ideas, and show the world how diverse African music and musicians can be.

“I want the Tekno brand to reach the global stage. Being with a full team in Nigeria, in Africa, and working with Alex and Island UK means that there are machines in place to ensure my music is delivered to my fans and the world with the best quality possible.”

The UMG also shared a post on its official Instagram page officially welcoming Tekno to the family. The caption read,

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“Welcome @teknoofficial to the @umgnigeria & @islandrecordsuk Family ?????? #TeknoIsUniversal.”

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