Funke Akindele, hubby unveil record label

Funke Akindele, hubby unveil record label
April 13 11:48 2017

Nollywood star, Funke Akindele, and her husband, AbdulRasheed Bello, have ventured into music fully, unveiling a record label called SOP Records.

The unveiling of the record label – which already has some artistes signed on to it – is part of the activities marking Bello’s 40th birthday.

According to a statement signed the thespian on Wednesday, some of the artistes are Mo Eazy, Gemstones, Sonorous and Martinfeelz.

According to the statement: “GemStones are female twins – Awa- Agwu Uzoma Ruby and Awa- Agwu Olanma Pearl – who sing Afro RnB.

After graduating in 2015, they auditioned for the MTN Project Fame Music Competition, season 8.0 and were both selected to be in the Reality TV show, with Pearl coming out First Runner-Up and working with Yemi Alade and Chidinma to release songs, Whatever you Do and Kedike remix.”

It adds that Pearl went on to release her own single, Kuro in 2016.

“Mo Eazy, whose real name is Moses Agboola, was born in Kano but moved to UK where he honed his music skills in the church. Mo Eazy has a single, Red Carpet, and has performed with industry heavyweights in UK and Nigeria while he has received several awards and nominations.

Martinsfeelz (Olawale Ayoeji Martins) and Sonorous (Omokanye Olasunkanmi Muhammed) both hail from Ilorin, Kwara state,” the statement read.