The newest media house, Zylofon Media, has signed a three-year contract with multiple award-winning Ghanaian dancehall artiste, Shatta Wale known in real life as Charles Nii Armah Mensah Jnr.The deal with the biggest music act in Ghana currently, was announced Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at the company’s head office at East Legon in Accra. Rumors have it that the deal with the media giant is worth $1.5 million, a rolls Royce and a house.
Zylofon Music is currently embarking on what many have termed as a revitalization of the music industry in Ghana, a dream that many Ghanaian musicians have longed for and something international music icon, Akon, said would take a very long time. Zylofon media, in addition to a television and radio station edifice, has a well-furnished publishing office for international music publishing deals for local acts. Other music enthusiasts have hailed this as the birth of a formidable force in Ghana that can liberate local talents from poverty and reduce dependence on local events as their major means of making money.
The signing of currently the biggest music phenomenon in Ghana, Shatta Wale, has sent a ripple across the music industry in Ghana and many are in high anticipation of the media giant’s next move. Some even predict Ghana’s biggest rap artiste, Sarkodie, to be soon joining the fold.
By Jerry Wonder