Shortly after hit producer Don Jazzy announced the signing of R&B singer Tiwa Savage to his MAVIN Records, Trybe Records boss eLDee da Don signed up popular rapper Eva and upcoming female singer Aramide.
Now, the latest female signing in town is Niyola and she will be resting her nest in the EME camp partly run by label boss, the R&B singer Banky W.
Niyola will be joining the likes of pop star Wizkid, young rapper Skales, Banky himself and another new signing Shyadee. Shaydee, an upcoming R&B singer was formerly signed to Kackland Records (along with rapper Pope da Hitman).
Niyola however isn’t a newbie in the music industry. Formerly associated with former Trybesmen rapper Freestyle, she released her self-titled debut back in 2007 on Westsyde records.
No word yet from the label or their reps on the signing, but we’ve been assured by multiple sources that Niyola has been signed, and that work has already commenced on her album.
In related news the group is set to release their first ever compilation album aptly titled ‘Empire Mates State of Mind’ on Monday, June 18, 2012. Banky W has put up a tentative album art as his Twitter avatar.
The album we are told will feature 22 tracks from the label’s acts including in-house Disc Jockey DJ Xclsuive; 18 songs with four skits from Basketmouth and production from Cobhams, Banky W, Masterkraft, Sarz, Shizzi, Spellz, Legendary Beats andKid Konnect.