6 Artistes Who Blew Up On Social Media & Got Signed
As the days go by, people are beginning to realize the power of social media; for networking, marketing, campaigns etc. In the last decade, the use of social media has revolutionized the way the public consumes music.
A lot of artistes both local and international have ridden on the power of social media to success without needing traditional record labels to push their craft.
Coming down to Nigeria, social media has changed they way music is received by fans, the scope of coverage has expanded beyond geographic boundaries. In the last half of a decade, Nigerian music has witnessed several artistes blow up just by the use of social media, some have even gotten themselves recording contracts.
Jaguda brings to you 6 artistes who blew up on social media and eventually got a record deal.
Check the list below:
Adewale Mayowa Emmanuel better known as Mayorkun had his big music break two years ago when he got signed to Davido’s record label DMW. Many may not know that the ‘Mama’ crooner was an ‘Instagram artiste’ making covers of popular songs as he so wished. Good fortune met him when he decided to make a cover for Davido’s hit song ‘The Money’, a song which featured Olamide. Apparently, OBO was impressed by his efforts, got in touch with him and signed him up as one of his first artistes alongside Dremo on the same day. The singer has gone ahead to bag several awards including Headies ‘Rookie of the year’, ‘Next Rated’, in 2016 and 2018 respectively.