Olamide slams record label owners signing artistes into slavery
Nigerian indigenous rapper and YBNL Boss, Olamide who recently signed teenage rapper, Picazo to his record label, has taken a swipe at some record label owners who according to him sign artistes into slavery.
Olamide disclosed that he waiting for the perfect scape goat to address the 21st century record label slavery. On record label owners signing artistes into slavery, the rapper wrote;
We reported earlier that Rap sensation, Picazo whose freestyle video went viral days ago, has been signed by YBNL Boss, Olamide. The new signee is coming to the YBNL family, months after the indigenous rapper signed Lyta, Limerick and unsuccessfully completing the deal with Davolee.
Picazo who has been busy releasing song covers and freestyle on his Instagram handle, finally got noticed by Davido and Olamide but seems he chose YBNL over DMW. Sharing a photo of the new signed act, Olamide wrote;
Signed ! @picazo_rhap #YBNL Get familiar!!! @picazo_rhap
The Indigenous rapper signed two new acts to his record label, YBNL in February. The two acts are rappers, named Limerick and Lyta. The YBNL Boss made the announcements on Instagram, welcoming them to his label, and teasing new videos with them.
With the addition of these artist, it swells the ranks of talents at YBNL to four. Asides Olamide, the record label is already home to Temi Ovwasa and Davolee. YBNL has a history of signing and ‘graduating’ artists with talent. The record label was once home to Adekunle Gold, Lil Kesh and Viktoh. The trio left in 2016, by mutual consent, after spending two years under Olamide’s tutelage.
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