Ghanaian rapper and label boss Desmond Blackmore also known as D-Black has signed a music publishing deal with Sony ATV Music publishing.
D-Black in recent times has preached the need for Ghanaian musicians to try and get global recognition like their Nigerian counterparts thus this deal shows D-Black leading the way.
Announcing the deal on social media, D-Black revealed he wanted to put Ghana at the forefront of the global Afro-beat wave.
Officially SONY / ATV!! 🥂🥂🥂🥂 This is a BIG move for not just me but for the entire country & the acts and producers on @blackavenuemuzik. ‘I want to put Ghanaian music on the forefront of the Afrobeats global wave and this is just the first step with Sony / ATV. This isn’t just for me, I’m in the process of finalizing a label deal with them for all my artists, producers and partners and also sharing information with other acts so together we could all move forward as a unit, as a collective from Ghana, Africa. I’m excited to learn more and empower myself and my team to be a force to reckon with not only as an artist but as a music business executive and as an African label as a whole worldwide’ D-Black shared. ** A few more announcements and new music coming ***
Sony/ATV Music Publishing is an American music publisher owned by Sony Entertainment and it has the largest music publishing catalog in the world.