Ycee Blasts Sony Music Africa General Manager Micheal Ugwu, Calls Him A Thief
Nigerian rapper Oludemilade Martin Alejo “YCee” his debut EP, “The First Wave,” under Sony Music has taken to twitter to point fingers at the label’s executive Michael Ugwu, alleging that he is “eating everyone’s money.”
Well that deal has supposedly now gone bad and YCEE is calling them out.
In 2016, following its business deal with Davido, Sony Music Global (Sony Music Entertainment) extended its business operations to Nigeria. The music corporation opened an office in Lagos. To serve as a bureau for its West African operations. Michael Ugwu, who was the former CEO of Music Company, iROKING, was named as the General Manager of Sony Music West Africa.
In October 2016, Ycee signed an exclusive deal with Sony Music Entertainment to release the rapper’s debut EP, “The First Wave”. Ugwu who brokered the deal and was pictured with Ycee at the sigining had glowing words of praise. “Ycee is the future of hip-hop in Africa and we will be front and centre of SME West Africa’s strategy as we take Africa to the world,” Ugwu said in a press release about the deal.