The representative of Sony Music Entertainment West Africa, Michael Ugwu, made this development known on his Instagram handle.
D’banj penned the deal under his record label, DKM record.
Ugwu also posted images from the signing captioned in pidgin: “DKM+SONY Music Africa, this one no be welcome, this one nah welcome back #i#believe.
“We cannot wait to see what is next for the kokomaster, D’banj,’’ Ugwu said.
The musician, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, television personality and rapper has won several music awards, including the awards for Best African Act at the MTV Europe Music Award 2007, Artist of the Year at the MTV Africa Music Awards 2009.
Best International Act: Africa at the 2011 BET Awards, and Best-selling African Artist 2014 World Music Awards, Evolution award at the 2015 MTV Africa Music awards. (NAN)