Nigerian singer and songwriter, Augustine Miles Kelechi popularly known by his stage name Tekno, has exited Ubi Franklin’s label, Made Men Music Group (MMMG) on amicable terms.
The exit comes after his five year contract with MMMG expired. And to mark his exit, his label boss, Ubi Franklin has a party planned for the ‘Dance’ singer in Abuja.
To announce the exit, Ubi Franklin took to his instagram page and posted a picture of himself and Tekno with the caption:
“5 years ago I was asked why I was signing you. Because they saw you as rude and arrogant, my reply then was Talent and self confidence most times comes out as rude and I believe the results show today that I wasn’t wrong.
“Most of the issues I had from that day with the former was because I took that decision to sign this great talent.
“One of the successful growth of Made Men Music is as a direct result of your outstanding talents, Your dedication and commitment to the label is priceless. Congratulations Tekno! This is a significant year for you as you celebrate an important part of your career.
“And as you reach this milestone with MadeMen Records, it is with great pride that I say I appreciate your outstanding exemplary character . This message reflects my appreciation for your dedicated years of service and is a symbol of your personal and professional commitment and loyalty to the label.
“Outstanding talents like you are and always will be my greatest asset. I always believed in you. Please know that you are an important mem4ber of the Made Men Music Group for life and your abilities and contributions is an important part of our continued success.
“Thank you Tekno for all that you do and please accept my good wishes on your new career journey. It’s a Family Thing. Congratulations CARTEL MUSIC.“
It is worthy to note that On October 5, 2013, Tekno signed a recording contract with The Made Men Music Group under which he released singles like “Dance” and “Anything” which won him a nomination in the “Best New act of the Year” category at the 2014 Nigeria Entertainment Awards.