#NigeriaTrends: Ovwe Medeme of The Nation Newspaper is reporting that EME rapper cum singer, Raoul John Njeng-Njen, popularly known as Skales, may soon be joining other talented artistes on Timaya’s Dem Mama Records.
It was learnt the entertainer has moved in with popular singer, Timaya, who owns the record label.
Skales left his record label, Empire Mates Entertainment (EME), following the expiration of his contract.
Unlike other widely reported cases in the music industry, his exit from the label was not characterised by any drama.
Sources said Skales’ contract was not renewed because the label had allegedly not recoup the investments on him.
Upon his exit from EME, the rapper was said to be in the process of establishing his own record label, called M.et.al
Skales is a 20-year-old rapper, songwriter and performer. His journey into music began in 2000, when he started writing his songs and honing his rap skill in Kaduna, where he grew up.
Between 2007 and 2008, he travelled to Jos, so he could work with two of Nigeria’s finest producers, Jeremiah Gyang and Jesse Jagz.
In 2008, he won the Zain Tru Search competition for the Northcentral region. Thereafter, he came to Lagos.
His first single, Must Shine, enjoyed good airplay in early 2009 and made it to the Rhythm FM’s Top 7 Jamz in Lagos, for some weeks.
It was also the ‘Hit Song of the Week’ on Rhythm FM in Jos and Abuja.
Source: The Nation
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