In 2005 a journey started with individuals with a
passion and a drive to make more out of music; a
bond was formed that became ‘Chocolate City’
under the Leadership of Audu Maikori, a one-time
International Young Music Entrepreneur Award
Audu Maikori remained an outstanding Leader
and soon became Brother and
Mentor to his artistes, staff and team.
Ten years later, with millions of albums sold and
over 20 artists whose careers have been
managed under the label, Audu announced his departure as the CEO of Chocolate City Music.
He however remains the CEO of Chocolate City
Group, supported by his able partner, Paul
Okeugo as COO and Aibee Abidoye as General
Chocolate City Group currently comprises of
Chocolate City Media, Chocolate City Distribution &
Chocolate City Music.
Chocolate City Distribution, through its
involvement in 5ive music – a Licensing and
Distribution Company seeks to license and
distribute Artist’s content throughout Africa at
the most favourable of rates to Artistes.
Chocolate City Media is currently working on
producing a movie and Superstar Talent Search.
Chocolate City Music which has recently merged
with MI Abaga’s Loopy music is currently the
largest Independent African Record Label with 14
signees and over 200 hundred awards to the
credit of its artists.
Multi award winning musician, MI Abaga got
signed to Chocolate City as an Artiste, and quickly
rose to become Africa’s number one rapper
within a few years.
His creativity and business sensibilities eventually
led to his appointment as
the Vice President of Music in 2012 and a sitting
member of the board.
Effective July 1st, MI Abaga is the C.E.O of
Chocolate City Music, and will be supported by Ice
Prince as the Vice President of Music.