Niyola joins the like of Eva (Trybes Records), Tiwa Savage (Mavin Records) as the latest female signing in town. She will be joining the likes of pop star Wizkid, young rapper Skales, Banky the boss himself and Shyadee (a new signing). Shaydee, an upcoming R&B singer was formerly signed to Kackland Records (along with rapper Pope da Hitman). Niyola however isnât a newbie in the music industry. She was formerly associated with former Trybesmen rapper Freestyle, she released her self-titled debut back in 2007 on Westsyde records.
Another interesting development is that Niyola will also be featured on the compilation album, âEmpire State of Mindâ expected to be released later this month. The album we are told will feature 22 tracks from the labelâs 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 and Kid Konnect.
No word yet from the label or their reps on the signing, but weâve been assured by multiple sources that Niyola has been signed, and that work has already commenced on her album.