Nigerian controversial artiste and Marlian Music boss, Naira Marley has officially signed Lyta to his record label.This announcement was made by Naira Marley via his Instagram account on the 11th of August where he wrote: “Welcome to MarlianMusic @official_lyta” . Lyta also took to his Instagram page to share the great news with his fans. He wrote:“I’m so excited to be joining my new family Marlian music, thank you my President @nairamarley for giving me this amazing opportunity”
Billbaord.africa has gathered some data about the new Marlian musician Lyta as it will be dropped below for the audience:
Lyta is a native of Kwara State, Lyta grew up in Ajegunle and was a member of “Ile Kewu”, a music group at his local mosque. His record deal with YBNL Nation was made public on 3 February 2018. Lyta’s breakthrough single with YBNL Nation, titled “Time”, features vocals by Olamide and was released on 14 February 2018. In 2019, Lyta left YBNL Nation due to contractual and personal issues. After exiting YBNL, he signed with Doro Musik Gang and released the Killer Tunes-produced track “Monalisa” on 12 July 2019. The visuals for “Monalisa”, which was directed by Director K, amassed over 500,000 views within a month after its release.
A few weeks after the release of “Monalisa”, Davido reached out to Lyta about recording an official remix with him. Following their agreement, Davido and Lyta flew to Dakar for the remix and video shoot. The remix of “Monalisa” was released on 30 August 2019. Elias Light of Rolling Stone magazine described the song as a “handsome contradiction, with fierce expressions of yearning”. The accompanying music video for the remix was directed by Director K. Lyta gained exposure following his collaboration with Davido on the remix.
Lyta released the Afrobeat track “Worry” on 6 December 2019; it was produced by Killer Tunes. The visuals for “Worry” was shot and directed by Simplicity Visual Studios in London. Reports about Lyta’s exit from YBNL surfaced after Olamide unfollowed him on Instagram.In May 2019, Lyta confirmed his exit from YNBL Nation on Naijaloaded TV.