Warner Music Group Announces Partnership With Nigerian Label Chocolate City. Under the new deal, which was announced on Thursday March 28, 2019, the partnership aims to grow the reach of African artists around the world, and create new opportunities for global superstars in the region.
Chocolate City whose catalog boasts of heavyweights like Femi Kuti and M.I. Abaga will join Warner’s repertoire and receive the support of the company’s distribution and artist services via its independent label services division ADA.
In a statement issued by the Group CEO Audu Maikori, “The partnership with Warner Music Group is unique in the sense that our clients get the best of both worlds — curated and bespoke services by a highly experienced team across Africa and a dedicated global team to further push their music and their brands.
The deal will expand the global reach of Chocolate City’s roster of artists, including Femi Kuti, M.I. Abaga, Dice Ailes and more.