By Nasibu Mahinya
Tanzanian singer, Vanessa Mdee, better known as ‘V Money’, signed deal with major record label, Universal Music Group, joining a roster that includes Kanye West, Lady Gaga, Tayler Swift and many more.
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The Cash Madame singer announced the deal through her Instagram account: “As usual, we begin with thanking God for his blessings and approval to see the new good day. I thank my fans, relatives and close friends, who have had my back since the beginning until now.”
“I like to use the day and opportunity to inform my loved ones that during the beginning of this year I faced a lot of challenges but by the grace of God, I came out glorious,” she said.
Adding: “Many wonders have happened in my life but recently I just sealed a unique joint deal with Universal Music Germany, Air Force 1 and Universal Music Group and this is the first time an African artist gets such a big deal.”
Vanessa Mdee started off as a radio and TV presenter on Choice FM and MTV Base before won different awards in the local and international music arena.