Amidst speculations about his future, Iyanya Onoyom Mbuk aka Iyanya, has officially signed a record deal with Mavin Records, releasing a single, featuring Don Jazzy and Dr. Sid.
The new song, “Up 2 Sumting,” produced by Don Jazzy was released on Monday, October 31, which coincides with the singer’s 30th birthday.
With this new move, Iyanya joins Tiwa Savage, Dr. Sid, D’Prince, Korede Bello, Reekado Banks and Di’Ja.
Iyanya said, “I am at a decision-making curve in my music career where I have to make the right professional and creative decisions. At this point, I realised the need to put in solid structures in place to move to the next level of my career. I think I have found that professional and creative backbone in Mavin Records.”
Don Jazzy, who broke the news on his Twitter handle on Monday, was also excited about the new partnership.
“Iyanya brings his own unique style and sound to the Mavin Records family,” he said.
“From the first time I stepped into the studio with him, there was an instant chemistry and energy. He is an amazing talent and he has great musical versatility. This is an exciting time for us and our fans have a lot of great music to look forward to.”
Cross River State born singer has also signed a management deal with Temple Management Company, as part of efforts to start a new phase in his career.