MComm, Nigeria's leading entertainment and
value added service provider and Sony Music Entertainment Africa, have
announced a historic partnership between both companies that will
officially bring Usher Raymond's hot new album "Looking 4 Myself" to
Nigerian music fans.
Speaking in Lagos early this week, Mcomm CEO, Chidi Okeke, said "This is a
landmark partnership, with Nigeria being the first West African country to
have an official international release from a Grammy winning US artist. We
believe this will form a foundation for potential future strategic
alliances with Sony Music. The album will be available nationwide from
Monday, 29th June, as part of an official release, in Compact Disc (CD)
form. "Looking 4 Myself" will be sold in major cities like Lagos, Abuja,
Port- Harcourt, Enugu, Ibadan, and will be available in designated album
stores and retail outlets nationwide."
"Music has and will always be the international medium of communication and
Mcomm is all about delivering the very best of music, local and
international, to music fans on our shores. There are also a number of
exciting partnerships in the pipeline between Mcomm and other brands which
are geared towards connecting Nigerians with their favourite music brands
from everywhere in the world", he adds.
According to Usher Raymond, his seventh studio album, 'LOOKING 4 MYSELF' is
"a record that really gives people an experience."
Highly prolific artist, Usher Raymond has been a music industry icon for
many years, garnering numerous awards for his soulful ballads, heartfelt
lyrics and pulsating dance steps, Through out the years, Usher
has continued to evolve, pushing boundaries ,breaking stereotypes and
creating the kind of popular music that millions of his fans all over the
world know him for.
On the album, the seven-time Grammy winner takes bold steps into unexpected
musical territory. Assuming the most active role of his career as a
songwriter, and working with a wide range of producers and
collaborators—including Diplo, Swedish House Mafia, Max Martin, Will I. Am,
and Luke Steele — one of the best-selling musical artists in history has
blended electro dance beats with his signature, era-defining R&B, pop, and
hip-hop sounds to create a style that goes beyond any defined category.
Chidi Okeke C.E.O Mcomm, is a leading industry expert in mobile
technology and music content distribution .He is and engineer with over
11 years experience in African GSM operations, with a specialization in
wireless application services. Prior to MComm, Chidi was at several times
Managing Director of MTech Ghana,
Ivory Coast, and he was responsible for the first Pan-African Roll out of
Value Added Services from a Nigerian provider. He left MTech as the Group
Managing Director, to set up MComm and has successfully positioned the
company as the leading provider in West African and North American Market.
Median Mobile Media Communications (MCOMM) is a value added service
provider offering varying forms of content (Music, Pictures, etc) to
network operators in Africa. MComm has rights to distribute mobile music
and content for several leading artistes in Nigeria and Africa, and acts
as liaison,content aggregator and business advisor for a select group of
artistes, network operators and international distribution companies. The
company is firmly positioned as the leading provider of exclusive music
content, music business advisory, and critical virtual infrastructure to
support artists, networks and brands across the mobil