By Abimbola Emmanuel
Nigerian comedian, Bright Opkocha, better known as Basketmouth, has signed a music deal with US record label, Empire.
Basketmouth shared the news of the deal on his Instagram page on October 13, 2021, with his fans and followers.
The actor also posted picture of himself and officials of the company signing the deal.
Empire is an independent record label that handles music licensing and distribution and boasts a lineup of successful Nigerian artistes such as Olamide and Fireboy DML.
The deal came after the comedian released his album, ‘Yabasi’, in November 2020.
In the caption that accompanied the pictures, Basketmouth wrote:
“Hey guys, did I mention that I have been signed by @empire? Well… I am (sic).”