Kuami Eugene: Highlife And Afrobeats Singer Joins Black Sherif At Empire As He Leaves Lynx

Kuami Eugene: Highlife And Afrobeats Singer Joins Black Sherif At Empire As He Leaves Lynx

  • Highlife singer Kuami Eugene has left his Ghanaian record label Lynx Entertainment to join Empire
  • The singer announced his move to the international record label which is based in America in a tweet on Wednesday
  • The move sees Eugene join rapper Black Sherif who was signed by Empire in February 2022 as a label mate

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Ghanaian singing sensation Kuami Eugene, known in private life as Eugene Marfo, has announced that he has joined a new record label, Empire.

In a post shared on his official Twitter page on Wednesday, October 19, 2022, Kuami Eugene referred to Empire and their African subsidiary, Empire Africa, as his new family.

In his tweet, the Angela hitmaker fell short of giving any further details about Lynx Entertainment's position in his career.

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Kuami Eugene leaves Lynx for Empire
Kuami Eugene has joined Empire label from Lynx Photo source: @kuamieugene
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"My New Family @EMPIRE @EMPIREAfrica ," he said in the straightforward tweet.

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Kuami Eugene leaving Lynx Entertainment?

The announcement from Kuami Eugene comes after many days of speculations that he had parted ways with Lynx.

The rumours had been started after Kuami Eugene made a cryptic post about wanting to leave where he was. He deleted the tweet a few hours after sharing it when he realised it was gaining attention.

Many people had not believed it with Okay FM's Abeiku Santana even suggesting in a video on Instagram that it was only social media gimmick to promote the singer's upcoming project.

Kuami Eugene joins Black Sherif as label mate

By his move to Empire, Kuami Eugene will be joining Kwaku The Traveller rapper Black Sherif as a label mate.

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Black Sherif joined the label earlier in 2022, albeit under controversial circumstances, and has seen a meteoric rise in his career.

Pundit Chris Tsormanah explains Kuami Eugene's move to Empire Music

While the general consensus has been that Kuami Eugene is breaking his ties with Richie Mensah's Lynx Entertainment, a pundit and music executive Chris Tsormanah has stated it is not the case.

According to Tsormanah who spoke to YEN.com.gh in a telephone interview, his close sources to the deal indicate that Kuami Eugene is only moving from Lynx as his record label but will maintain them as his managers.

"What thi means is that Empire, as the record label, will deal with the promotion of KUami Eugene's projects, distribute them, get him n tours, while Lynx will manage him personally.
"It is not different from what Black Sherif has. He has Empire as his record label but he is managed by RBA. Even at Lynx, KiDi had a similar deal in 2021 when he signed for Empire and Made In East New York labels while maintaining Lynx as management," Tsormanah explained.

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He added that it was the way Richie Mensah's outfit had handled communication about Empir's deal with Kuami Eugene that is bringing confusion.

"I feel they could have handled it better. In KiDi's case, Lynx released a statement explaining the deal but this time, they left it for Kuami Eugene himself to announce. That is waht has led to the many specualtions and rumours."

Kuami Eugene Teaches Cute Little Kids How To Dance To His Take Away Song

Meanwhile, Kuami Eugene recently dropped a beautiful video dancing to his 'Take Away' hit song with some adorable caucasian kids.

In the beautiful video, Kuami taught the lovely little children how to do the dance to his viral 'Take Away' song.

The little kids did well to mimic Kuami's moves and managed to pull it off as the musician gently tutored them

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Jeffrey Owusu-Mensah (HOD Entertainment) Jeffrey is the Head of Entertainment Desk and a graduate of the Ghana Institute of Journalism (GIJ) with over 10 years of experience in journalism. He started as a reporter with Ghana News Agency (GNA) after school. He joined Primnewsghana.com in 2016 as an editor. He moved to YEN.com.gh in 2017 as an editor and has risen to his current position. You can contact him via e-mail: j.owusu-mensah@yen.com.gh

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