Bright Okpocha aka Basketmouth, a Nigerian comedian, has struck a multi-million dollar music deal with Empire Records in the United States.
“Hey folks, did I mention that I have been signed by @empire?” Basketmouth tweeted on his official Instagram account on Wednesday, announcing the contract. “Well, yes, I am.”
Empire is a musical label that specializes in music licensing and distribution, with a roster that includes well-known Nigerian artists such as Olamide and Fireboy DML.
Basketmouth will receive an advance, a budget, and marketing help for his forthcoming project following the success of his album YABASI, which was released in 2020.
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