Iyanya gave his first impression of the Mavins, and the moment that convinced him Don Jazzy’s label was the place for him. 24 hours ago, Nigerian singer, Iyanya, who co-owned his former label MMMG with his partner of many years, Ubi Franklin, made a decision to quit and sign a new record deal with the Don Jazzy-led Mavin Records.
The news of his move to Mavin came as a surprise to many. His decision to join Mavin also makes it the first time a Nigerian pop artiste will leave his own established label to sign up with a competing company.
The move brought a lot of questions, speculations and uncertainty. And Thenetng was able to track Iyanya down for an exclusive interview on the new move, and he explained to us the reason he made the switch.
In his words, ‘It’s official, I’m a Mavin now, we’ve dropped the first single and there’s more coming. Everything is official, it’s not a production deal, I’m part of the label now. I look forward to more hits and more achievements.’
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