Leading African rapper AKA has signed a multi-album deal with Sony Music through its new local urban label Sound African recordings.

Executive head of A&R, Sound African recordings Zakes Bantwini made the announcement through their platform “We’re excited to add AKA’s illustrious career to our stable. We are excited about AKA’s growth prospects in Africa and beyond.”

The Sony Music /AKA partnership is the key catalyst to change the business and face of Music across Africa, especially in the key areas of quality, distribution and content management’.

AKA is a multi-award winning artist, who recently climbed the iTunes singles chart with ‘Congratulate’ and ‘Run Jozi’, both singles released from album ‘Levels’.

He was recently featured by Nigerian rapper, Ice Prince in the remix of his song, 'N Word'.