Reekado Banks’ Spotlight leads on iTunes chart
Less than 24 hours after the release of his debut album, Spotlight, MAVIN’s Ayoleyi Hanniel Solomon popularly known as Reekado Banks, has scored an amazing feat by topping iTunes Chart, making it the current highest selling album in the World Album category, ahead of compatriot, Reminiscence’s El Hadj, which dropped two days earlier on Monday.
Reekado’s highly anticipated Spotlight went on sale Wednesday via iTunes and Apple Music platforms. According to the singer’s manager, Temiloluwa Solomon, the album, which is being marketed by Ubah Pacific, goes on sale Monday, September 5 across the country.
The new work, which was released on the Mavin Records imprimatur contains 17 new songs, asides three hit promo singles released earlier, including Katapot, Oluwa Ni, and Standard. Mavin Records boss, Don Jazzy, as well as Baby Fresh and Altims, produced the album.
Reekado Banks announced the sale of the new work with an album listening party, which held at Hardrock Café, Victoria Island, Lagos on Wednesday. The well-attended event attracted high-profile guests such as artistes and celebrities. Mavin Records executives were present as well as its management company, Temple Management Executives led by Idris Olorunnimbe, CEO, Founder, Deji Olomojobi, General Counsel, Hamza Idris Kutugi, Chief Finance Director, Terfa Tilley-Gyardo Director Of Media.
Also, Don Jazzy dressed in customized Spotlight Tees led team Mavin, including Dr Sid, D’Prince, Korede Bello, Di’Ja and Baby Fresh. Other celebs at the occasion include Lagos State Commissioner for Culture and Tourism, Folly Coker, Falz The Badh Guy, Shina Peller, Ajebo, DJ Cuppy, DJ Spinall, Banky W, Dorcas Fapson, Lola Rae, Jay Jay Okocha, Paul Okoye, Vector, Jaywon, Ushbebe and Terry Apala.
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