Musician Iyanya has officially joined Mavin after months of speculation. The news was broken early morning on Monday by the artist and his new boss.
The singer announced in a tweet this morning “Marvin Activated!”
It also signaled the release of a new single, called ‘Up to Something’, featuring Don Jazzy and Dr. Sid.
Don Jazzy announced on his instagram page, “The SUPREME MAVIN DYNASTY is pleased to welcome Iyanya to the ever growing Mavin Family.”
Don Jazzy said that Iyanya is now a part of the Mavin family. He joins Reekado Banks, Korede Bello, Di’Ja, D’Prince, Tiwa Savage and Dr. Sid and two in-house producers, Baby Fresh and Altims.
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This deal signals a new turn for the singer. He spent the past 6 years running his record label, in partnership with his manager and partner, Ubi Franklin. Until his decision to quit, he was a co-owner of MMMG.
The duo set up the record label in 2011, where they have Tekno, Selebobo, Mr. Chibbz, and Tonye Garrick all signed.
Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk was born on 31st October 1986. He won the maiden edition of MTN Project Fame West Africa 2008.
He released his debut studio album, My Story, in 2011 and sophomore, Desire in 2013. His hit singles include Kukere, Ur Waist, Flavour, Sexy Mama and Jombolo.
He won the Artist of the Year award at The Headies 2013.