Erhiga Agarivbie, the Nigerian rapper better known as Erigga, has announced his exit from Emirate Records — a music label he joined five years ago.

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The rapper broke the news in a statement via his Instagram page on Saturday.

Erigga was signed into the record label in 2016 and went on to produce several hit songs that fetched him nominations for awards including the Headies.

In the statement, the rapper expressed his gratitude to the company for its support over the years, explaining that such has shot him into the limelight.

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“I am grateful to have had you in this many years and I will forever be a part of the Emirate Records family,” he wrote.

“I hope to see the company and its people grow continuously, that’s my prayer for the CEO and company that has helped and shoot me to the limelight.”

Erigga also announced the launch of Area to the World (ATTW), his record label.

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“…just as a chapter closes behind, another one opens up ahead. Hence, it is with joy and pleasure to announce my new home, my initiative that will henceforth house everything and anything that has to do with the Erigga brand,” he added.

“Gentlemen and women of the public, I usher to you my record label ‘ATTW’ and acronym that stands for ‘Area to the World’ Inc.”



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