Kaycee Records

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Kaycee Records is an independent record label established in the United Kingdom, jointly owned and managed by the founders Kennedy Kesidi Richard from Oguta, Imo State Nigeria and Kingsley Chibuzor Aguoru from Orlu, Imo State who are now the current Chief Executive Officers.[1]

Among the popular artists on the Kaycee Records label is Safin De Coque, the son of the Highlife legend Oliver De Coque, who was introduced into the Nigerian music industry during a press conference hosted by Kaycee Records at Aquatic Hotel Ikeja in March 2011.[2]

Kaycee Records in 2012, sign up Mr. Bistop (Amaobi Clement) a former member of the brackets. and recently released his single titled Payapaya [3]

Objectives[edit]

Kaycee Records has been promoting Nigerian acts in the U.K. since around 1995.[4] In late 2010 Kaycee Records expanded to Nigeria and the record label was launched at The Coliseum Niteshift, Ikeja, Lagos. During the launch, the company presented Nigerian artistes on the label including Uche Barry Nwobi (Swith Barry), Ikechukwu Iroegbu (Snappy), Meldaline Maureen Uzoigwe (Mel-Dee), Chike Ken Nwoke (Seaflo), and the group Southend.[5]

The President of Kaycee Records Kennedy Richard says their aim is to promote talented young artists who are short of money. And to remix their music to suit musical tastes in Europe and North America. Kaycee Records had already signed six Nigerian acts, during the unveiling of the record label in Nigeria.[6] According to Kennedy Richard, Kaycee Records has the technology to prevent the artists work being pirated.[7] Musical styles will include Highlife, Bongo, Hip Hop, Fuji and Akpala.[4]

Released Albums[edit]

Albums released, according to the company website, are:

Artiste Album Year
Amaobi Clement (a.k.a Mr. Bistop Payapaya 2012
Swith Barry Resurrection 2011
Snappy On your Radio 2011
Safin De Coque Inherited Gift 2011

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kaycee Records (17 Oct 2010). "'Company Overview". Kaycee Records. Retrieved 2011-01-07. 
  2. ^ Moses Kadiri (31 Mar 2011). "'Safin de Coque, Mel Dee, others in Kaycee Records’ talents trove". The Nigerian Compass. Retrieved 2011-04-05. 
  3. ^ Yoma Asorho (12 October 2012). "Amobi Clement aka Mr BISTOP drops new track – PAYA PAYA". Modern Ghana. Retrieved 2013-02-05. 
  4. ^ a b Osamudiamen Ogbonmwan (17 Dec 2010). "'My Passion for Unknown Artistes'---Kaycee Richard". The Nigerian Voice. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  5. ^ MOSES KADIRI (30 December 2010). "New label raises young artistes’ int’l market hope". Nigerian Compass. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  6. ^ MOSES KADIRI (11 November 2010). "From London, Akubeze seeks budding talents". Nigerian Compass. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 
  7. ^ Nonye Ben-Nwankwo (9 Oct 2010). "Kaycee Record signs new artistes". The Punch. Retrieved 2011-01-05. 

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