Nigerian singer-songwriter, Mr Eazi, has signed to Mad Decent, a record label owned by super producer and DJ, Diplo.
Eazi, who blew up in Nigeria in 2016, two years after he hit prominence in Nigeria, pivoted his art to consumers in the UK and US, and has snagged a deal to help with that.
Last year, Mr Eazi announced that he had recorded 12 songs with Diplo during an interview with Beats 1 Radio, including the Major Lazer remix of his hit “Leg Over”. But it turns out that the relationship between the two artists extends past the creative process.
Diplo let this out last week, that the Nigerian star has been signed to his record label, Mad Decent, for a while. Speaking to Complex, he expressed his hope that Mr Eazi’s sound would would be stimulating to American artists, and encourage them to “make different music”.
The Florida-born super producer has been largely criticized for cultural appropriation, but he insists his intentions for working with African artists and on the continent are pure.
“When I go out [to] somewhere like Africa, it’s not a business to me,” he said. “I think to myself: ‘This place is changing rapidly. How can we help build it?'”
Eazi and Diddy
Mr. Eazi was among the celebrities who turned up for the Vanity Fair Oscar party and he was spotted with other celebs like Diddy, Drake and Tyler Perry.
Mr Eazi spotted with Diddy, Drake, Tyler Perry at Vanity Fair Oscar party
Mr. Eazi took to his Instagram on Monday, March 5, 2018, where he shared a couple of photos and video from the event.
Mr. Eazi is seen with other celebrities including some members of the cast of the blockbuster movie, Black Panther. The Nigerian born music star was even a toast to the cameras on the red carpet for the evening.
Hanging out with fellow celebrities and the bigger ones in America shows how far Mr. Eazi has gone with his blooming music career.
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Making amazing music has always been the norm for Mr. Eazi as his latest single “Pour Me Water” has continued to receive massive airplay.
2018 definitely looks like a great year for Mr. Eazi not just because of his career but also if we make mention of his relationship with Temi Otedola and how he might have been able to win the heart of her father, billionaire businessman, Femi Otedola by hanging out with him.
Let’s not forget during Valentine’s day celebration, a lot of admirers couldn’t help but blush over the gifts Temi Otedola received from Mr. Eazi that got her super excited.