Akad Records, a new music discovery company, has been launched. According to Akinwale Ademokoya, the chief executive officer, the new label is dedicated to discovering, supporting, and promoting visionary African artists from around the globe.
Its pioneer act, Lil Dee, has been signed to the record label while the new company also aims to sign one of the hottest producers around.
Ademokoya offers a sneak peek into what this new record label has to offer; with the release of the hot new single by its artiste Lil Dee titled “OWO” featuring Jaywon.
As a management company, Ademokoya said, Akad Records will make its mark in West, East, and South Africa through its proposed offices in Nairobi, Kenya, and the company’s launching is a boost for the music industry in Africa.
The Group Chief Executive of Akad Records, Akinwale Ademokoya, said this announcement was a watershed in the history of music in Africa. “With the launch of AKAD RECORDS, we are now positioned as a uniquely Pan-African label,” he said. “We will coordinate releases to synchronize in unison from Lagos to Lesotho and from Nairobi to Niamey.”
“I am excited to make a movement that is borderless and that exports Africa’s best talents to the world,” Akinwale said. “The world is about to experience a new superpower.”
Expressing his joy about the company, Akinwale also said this is a long time dream come through “This is something I hav
e been excited about for a long time. We are joining forces with some international players in the industry who are already doing it big and we will keep pushing to make beautiful music.
“At Akad Records, we believe in dreams, we believe in success, we believe in greatness, together.” He added that Akad Record is ready for a new journey to deliver the best of Africa to the rest of the world.
Akinwale Ademokoya hails from Ilesha, Osun State. He is well known as the Founder of Akad Gropu, an popular entertainment outfit. His love for entertainment was one of the factors that triggered the emergence of Akad Records. He also has his hands in other show businesses which include but not limited to hospitality.