Lloyiso Makes History

He is the first South African to do this

By  | Sep 10, 2021, 04:39 PM  | Top of The

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Congratulations are in order for the former Idols SA contestant Lloyiso Gijana. The singer shared that he has gone global.

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Taking to Instagram to share the big news, Lloyiso announced that he has been signed to Republic Records.

Lloyiso is officially joining the likes of Nicki Minaj, Pop Smoke, Ariana Grande, and many other international superstars signed under Republic Records.

"This is such a surreal moment, as a boy growing up, I used to perform to a fake crowd at the back of my house now it’s all coming to life. To think that I wanted to quit but I didn’t and with the support of my family and friends I can proudly say mama we made it !!!! We Global" wrote Lloyiso on Instagram.

He said he is looking forward to embarking on a new journey with the stable, he also thanked Universal Music SA and Ambitiouz Entertainment for their support.

"I’m excited to create magic with the @republicrecords and @umgsa family and wanna thank @ambitiouz_entertainment for all support they’ve given me."

CEO of the Republic Records Monte Lipman also said that they are looking forward to working with Lloyiso.

"We are absolutely thrilled to work with Lloyiso, Sipho, and the incredible team of Universal Music South Africa,"  said Monte on a video shared by Lloyiso on Instagram.

Lloyiso told TshisaLive that when he found out that Republic Records wanted to sign him, he kept it under wraps until it was official.

"...Because I didn’t want to get too excited and honestly, it was just so surreal. After I knew that things were being finalized, I told my closest friends and family members."

He also told the publication that he aims to use this opportunity to change people's lives.

"With this international platform, I am going to make more people cry, haha, but on a serious note, I will be able to share my music on a global stage and change people’s lives through my vulnerability in music."

Meanwhile, Ambitiouz Entertainment left tweeps in stitches after a hot clap back at Rapper and TV presenter Ifani.

Ifani took to Twitter to share that he had a dream. "Weird dream...I was at Ukhozi FM in Durban Saying I'm signed to Ambitious...And I'm dropping 3rd Quadrant In it, there's a song feat. AK..nton-nton...let me wake up!" he tweed.

Responding to Ifani's tweet, the record label tweeted that signing him will only happen in his dreams.

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