Universal Music Group Is Launching A Naija Base
According to sources Universal Music Group is set to officially begin operations in Nigeria.Nigeria is getting a lot of attention from the media world lately and it’s no surprise Musical Giants like Sony,Tidal and now Universal have finally seen the potential our beloved country has to offer.
Universal Music Group is the global music leader, with wholly-owned operations in 60 territories. And the company is launching in Nigeria, with an official announcement planned any time soon. Specific details are not yet made available, but according to trusted sources, the entire Nigeria operations is headed by local music industry professionals.
Mr Ezegozie Eze, who is a seasoned music business expert, talent manager and A&R professional, will be leading the team. Another interesting member of the team is Lanre ‘Elbama’ Onipede, who joins after his stepping down from his role at Viacom as MTV base talent Manager.
Former Trace TV Head of Campaigns and Branding, Betty Anthony, will serve as a marketing manager. Bayo Fatobo, a seasoned event expert will lead Event Operations and Kimani Moore will lead the A&R efforts of the group.