EastGate Records (EGRL) is a Nigerian major record label best known for its numerous recordings of rhythm and blues, rock, jazz, afro-beat and Hip pop.
Its operation in the industry has earned it a reputation as one of the most important Nigerian recording labels with global best practice, discipline, and an inclination to discovering and developing talents of all ages, specializing in Jazz, R&B, rock, hip-pop, and African pop amongst others.
The founders of EastGate Records are Mmaduabuchi Obi as its Chairman and Engr. Mmaduka Obi as the Executive Director. The motive for this investment: EastGate Records is their passion for good music and human capital development.
The label is uniquely structured to create an environment for talent-creativity and business. EGRL is a business with wherewithal, ergo has installed state of the art paraphernalia for its firm with efficacious labour force.
The label is venturing into distribution, marketing and multimedia which makes it unique in the African continent.
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Its strength relied mostly on a huge African culture of respect, discipline, values, and team spirit acts as a catalyst that activates a large spectrum of ideas and creativity to keep our products valued and completely distinct.
EASTGATE RECORDS believe every artiste under its belt can achieve his/her fullest potential and EGRL can add to the development of their musical talent.
Shaping the future by preserving music through great dynamic artistes and discovering new knowledge and sharing our product with the world. This is our vision.
“Be yourself cos others are already taken”.
Celebrating a free and happy society for the next generation through good music.
Mmaduka Joshua Obi
Mmaduabuchi Josiah Obi
Our staff are young, talented, dynamic and highly skilled. The dynamic creative strength and abilities on the field is second to none.
In our dealings with clients, we observe and maintain the highest form of ethics and values.
A great team work in execution of strategies and prolific/punctual service delivery, gives us the much desired goal achievement.
Our staff are skilled professionals in these departments;
A&R (ARTISTE AND REPERTOIRE)
The A&R department is often considered the most glamorous department at the record label. This is because A&R oversees discovering new talents.
In EASTGATE RECORDS our A&R team of experts work hand in hand with the artistes that the label “sign”. The team roles include – assisting with song selection, choosing the people that will produce the album then deciding where the album will be recorded.
The staff in this department work as a link between the recording artiste and the other departments of EASTGATE RECORDS.
This department supervises all the artwork that goes along with producing an Album. This includes CD cover art, advertisements and displays at music stores.
This department is responsible for planning the career of artistes who are signed onto EASTGATE RECORDS. It promotes and publicizes the artiste over the course of their career with the label. EGRL have come to see artistes as brands in EGRL and has devised means for proper artiste branding (for both music and endorsements).
We have a small group of people who serves as the liaison between EASTGATE RECORDS and Distribution Companies. The label liaison also helps to decide when to release an album and when the album should be first launched.
This department is responsible for the entire contract that is made between the company and artiste, as well as contracts between the record label and other companies.
Any legal issue that arises goes through this department.
This department creates overall marketing plan for every album that EASTGATE RECORDS will release. It helps coordinate the plans of promotion, sales and publicity departments.
NEWS & MEDIA DEPARTMENT
This department is in charge of dealing with the newer aspects of the music business, including producing and promoting of music videos for the artiste. In addition, this department is often responsible for helping an artiste create a presence on the internet. It also deals with the new technologies in which artistes can stream music and music videos through the internet.
This department’s aim is to make sure that our artiste is being played on the radio. It must get artiste new songs on the radio in order to ensure the future success of the record label. This department makes sure that all the other departments are communicating the best way to sell the artiste to the public. The promotion department also tries to get videos played on TV channels.
This group is responsible for getting the word out about a new or established artiste in our label. It arranges for articles to be written in newspapers and magazines. They also deal with radio and television coverage of the artiste. For artistes who have their own independent publicists, help coordinate publicity with this department to ensure brand efficiency and harmony with label’s ideologies.
This department oversees the retail aspect of the record business. It works with the record store chains and other music stores to get new albums onto retailers’ shelves. The sales department often coordinates these efforts with the promotion and publicity departments.
The department deals with all business dynamics of the label. It takes care of bookkeeping, payroll and general finances.
PRODUCTS OF EASTGATE RECORDS
At EastGate Records we also have unique arms that help us entertain, educate, and give back to society.
(a.) EASTGATE MUSIC ACADEMY
(c.) ONLINE STUDIO SESSION BOOKING AND RESERVATION
(d.) EASTGATE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
(e.) LEGENDARY MUSIC CHAT
(f.) EG PLAYLISTS
(g.) ADVERTISING (TELEVISION AND RADIO JINGLE PRODUCTION)
(h.) EVENTS MANAGEMENT
(i.) ARTISTE MANAGEMENT
(j.) FACE OFF (SPOKEN WORD & RAP CONTEST)
(k.) EASTGATE RADIO / PODCAST
EASTGATE MUSIC ACADEMY
EASTGATE RECORDS is fully dedicated in transforming the future by preserving music through great dynamic artistes, and discovering and teaching new knowledge that will be key for a better music industry. The academy is designed to build minds by educating passionate music and entertainment lovers in the basics of music production, lyrics writing, voice training etc.
EASTGATE TELEVISION is an entertainment television platform that is aimed at promoting talents, showcasing interesting TV contents and events from across the globe. The online television channel is a strategy by EASTGATE to engage her teaming fans and client in the dynamics of global entertainment.
ONLINE STUDIO BOOKING & RESERVATION
The concept of efficiency for the Label is seen in the area of using new media to help clients/customers make payments for our services (commercialized recording studio). This new mechanism is geared at giving ample opportunity to assist talented and interested persons in music to build a professional carrier irrespective of location.
Beat productions can be made and sold via electronic means to clients.
Our unique prices and discounts set us above our peers as we continue to support talents across the globe. Click here to book a studio session
EASTGATE ENTERTAINMENT NEWS
Refined credible entertainment gist around the globe will be listed periodically on the website. The latest information on EastGate records, artiste and shows will be running as news.
LEGENDARY MUSIC CHAT
The weekly top twenty music chat show that will list series of best downloads and chilling music videos on the website and television channel.
The playlist comprises of weekly suggested songs by other artistes that are promoted on the website. These singles are rated through an opinion poll mechanism on the websites by visitors.
ADVERTISING (TELEVISION AND RADIO JINGLE PRODUCTION)
This Multimedia Firm responds promptly to advertising needs and branding as we have platforms to help grow brands and also advertise. Our online TV channel, various TV programs (on satellite TV stations) smart and creative 3D animators and graphics team, etc acts as a driving force for brands of all types to be advertised. We also help on contract base to holistically engage in Branding services for establishments.
As a media firm we consult on a large scale (mostly media related and event bases). We keep our clients globally on hallowed esteem and tend to their needs with absolute trust and confidence.
We have strategies that are accorded each client uniquely (thus, no copyright infringement and common ideas).
Planning events are part of our strength; we adequately handle basic to high level events with Total class and style.
In a world where happenings and events needs proper documentation and planning we render services. From annual general meetings, marriage solemnity, birthday party, to house warming. Funerals, big entertainment events, red carpet, brand launching, etc. we offer and render services to tend to these needs.
Our very modern and quality equipment are deployed for these purposes irrespective of location.
EASTGATE ARTISTE MANAGEMENT
At EastGate we avail opportunity to recording artiste, actors and a wide range of entertainers to be managed by our management.