Below is the excerpt floating on the web space about Wande Coal’s next move. I did say during the Mo’Hits Brouhaha that Wande Coal would be better off going solo and standing on his own, both as a man and as an artist in charge of his career. He has a great voice and has been that diamond in the rough that needs to step up and take charge of his music career, in all aspects.
This is one story I will be watching.By the way, anyone paying attention to M.I Abaga’s bold moves on Loopy Records? I think it is sort of the same situation here, as I have indicated in the past. There is no issue with M.I. Abaga and Chocolate City Records but it is time for the next thing and that next thing for M.I is Loopy Records with some sort of brokered co-branded deal, where applicable with Chocolate City.
They are also definitely not making that official until much later, if at all, to avoid Chocolate City, in particular, seeing a decline in sales, revenue and other business income.
What are your thoughts on the Wande Coal story, assuming the facts reported are true?
“Wande Coal will in a couple of months unveil his own record label called BLACK DIAMOND. The label is already registered and has 2 artistes on it with their singles to be released in 2013. The record label, which is being managed by Wande’s manager Abbey Nana, has been Wande’s dream dream since his days at Mo’Hits before moving on with Don Jazzy as an established artiste under Mavin Records.
Sources close to Wande disclosed to Music Gist that he was inspired to float his own label about 2 years ago when he started having problems with D’banj over the release of his 2nd album. He made efforts to leave Mo’Hits Records but was held back by Don Jazzy who promised to straighten his career for him no matter what.
That Wande is floating his own label might give people reasons to speculate a fight between Don Jazzy and Wande since he is signed onto his label Mavin but we can authoritatively tell you that they are on good terms and have an understanding about Wande’s move. Don Jazzy , we learnt has given Wande the grace and support to float his label and also promised to support him. ” City People Magazine via Alabama Uncut