Spaceship Records

Spaceship Records (also known as Spaceship Entertainment or Spaceship), is a Nigerian based record label founded by recording artist Burna Boy, as a flagship of Spaceship Collective. The label was launched in 2015, and is home to recording acts, Nissi, and Burna Boy. It also houses producer LeriQ, and Telz. Artists formerly signed to the label, include Buju.

Spaceship Records
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Parent companySpaceship Collective
Founded18 February 2015; 6 years ago (2015-02-18)
FounderBurna Boy
StatusActive
Distributor(s)Spaceship Publishing
GenreVarious
Country of originNigeria
LocationLagos
Official websitehttps://www.onaspaceship.com/
Company
Services
  • Music recording
  • Music publishing
DivisionsSpaceship Publishing
SloganSpaceship

HistoryEdit

Spaceship Entertainment,[1] was founded on 18 February 2015 by Burna Boy. In 2020, it began to operate under the name Spaceship Records. The record label, was relaunched under Spaceship Collective, and currently holds the highest share in the company. Spaceship was established following Burna Boy's departure from Aristokrat Records,[2] a record label owned by Piriye Isokrari.

In 2020, Burna Boy signed LeriQ,[3] Nissi, and Telz to Spaceship. On 16 April 2020, Burna Boy unveiled the signing of Buju.[4]

DepartureEdit

BujuEdit

Buju's departure surfaced after his one years deal with Spaceship expired in April 2021,[5] during his stay with the label, he released and promoted, various singles with Spaceship including "Lenu (remix)" with Burna Boy, and "So Lonely".[5]

AccoladesEdit

Spaceship was nominated for Record Label of the Year at The Beatz Awards 2019.[6]

Year Awards ceremony Award description(s) Results
2019 The Beatz Awards Record Label of the Year Nominated

ArtistsEdit

Current acts
Act Year
signed
Releases
under the
label
Burna Boy 2015 4
Nissi 2020
Former acts
Act Year
signed
Year
left
Releases
under the
label
Buju 2020 2021

ProducersEdit

Current producers

DiscographyEdit

Albums/Mixtape/EP
Artist Album Details
Burna Boy On a Spaceship
  • Released: 2015
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Outside
  • Released: January 26, 2018
  • Formats: CD, digital download
African Giant
  • Released: July 26, 2019
  • Formats: CD, digital download
Twice as Tall
  • Released: August 14, 2020
  • Formats: CD, LP, digital download

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Burna Boy Floats SpaceShip Entertainment". P.M. News. 27 February 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  2. ^ "A New Record Label & A New Single for Burna Boy | Listen to 'Rockstar'". BellaNaija. 19 January 2015. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  3. ^ "LeriQ Signs To Burna Boy's Spaceship Entertainment". NotjustOk. 21 April 2020. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Buju signs to Spaceship Records, accompanied by Burna Boy-assisted L'Enu Remix". The NATIVE. 16 April 2020. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  5. ^ a b "Buju exits Burna Boy's label". The Nation News Nigeria. 5 June 2021. Retrieved 28 July 2021.
  6. ^ "Rexxie, Johnny Drille lead with 4 nominations each for The Beatz Awards 2019". Pulse Nigeria. 17 October 2019. Retrieved 28 July 2021.