Nigeria’s Tekno unveils new single signs with Empawa Africa


Nigerian Superstar Augustine Miles Kelechi Okechukwu, best known as Tekno, has signed a historic deal with emPawa Africa, founded by music impresario Mr Eazi. He also announced his new single ‘Wayo‘.

This groundbreaking partnership will have Tekno’s Cartel Music releasing new tracks through emPawa Africa. Additionally, Tekno intends to become a shareholder in emPawa Africa during its next capital call round, joining Grammy-winning producer Michaël Brun among other investors in the innovative, African-owned label services company founded by Mr Eazi in 2018. emPawa Africa has been pivotal in discovering and nurturing emerging talent across the continent, providing a platform for these artists to gain global recognition.

Working with artists such as Joeboy, Major League DJz, Fave, King Promise, Minz and DJ Neptune, among others.

Mr Eazi announced his company’s new feat via a brief statement on Twitter. “With this deal with Tekno and Cartel Music, we are ushering in a new phase of emPawa,” says Mr Eazi. “This phase will see us partnering with African artists at different stages of their careers who want to maintain financial and creative freedom, yet move from talent for hire to equity participation. It’s a first-of-its-kind deal for afrobeats.”

Also excited about the news, Tekno added “This alliance with Empawa will provide an avenue to be a game-changer for the African music industry and a beacon of opportunity for artists.”

Tekno’s unparalleled expertise in singing, songwriting, and production makes this collaboration a recipe for success. His ability to nurture budding talents aligns perfectly with emPawa Africa’s ethos, promising an infusion of fresh perspectives and unparalleled value. His new single will be released on Friday, May 24







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