ONErpm has announced the signing of Nigerian singer-songwriter Korede Bello. The esteemed R&B artist marks his ONErpm debut with the release of new single “Bella,” out today, Friday, July 8th, 2022. Signed by Osagie Osarenz, Director of A&R and Operations (Africa), Korede Bello is the newest signing from ONErpm’s newly expanded African team. “Korede Bello is an incredible artist and we are so excited about all that’s in the works,” Osagie states.
Korede Bello’s career launched in 2014 with the release of his hit single “African Princess.” From there, he released his first album, BELLOVED, which spawned multiple hit singles such as “Cold Outside,” “Godwin,” and “Do Like That” – a crossover afro-pop classic that has sold over 500 thousand units and earned an RIAA gold record – securing Bello’s place at the top of the African music charts. Korede Bello is known for his philanthropic work with the UN, the W.H.O., and his own foundation which works to unleash the potential of African youth and help those struggling with mental health issues.
“I believe that with my partnership with ONErpm, we can extend the frontiers of African music and where it is right now. Together with ONErpm’s strong international network, my team, and the music, we can achieve global attention and celebrate international success,” Korede Bello shares. Casmir Uwaegbute, Bello’s manager, continues, “The choice of going with ONErpm as a partner in this creative journey amongst the many offers, has shown itself to be the right direction. We are excited about what the future holds.”
The release of the optimistic and upbeat single “Bella” marks Korede Bello’s much-anticipated musical return. Stay tuned for more information about Korede Bello and additional new music to come.