Larry Gaaga appointed VP and GM of Gamma Africa 


Larry Gaaga, the Nigerian music industry mogul, has been made the latest Vice President of Gamma as they expand the company into Africa.

Larry Gaaga’s appointment is directly related to Gamma’s decision to expand into Africa and the Middle East in May.

South African music executive Sipho Dlamini will serve as president of the new divisions, while Larry Gaaga holds the Vice President post.

Gaaga, whose previous job was as vice president for A&R at Def Jam Africa, will bring the wealth of his skill to his new position. The business will operate out of Lagos. 

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“I am honoured and excited to take on the new role,” Gaaga said. “This presents a unique opportunity to contribute to the growth of the entertainment industry across the continent. Promoting local talent and showcasing the incredible creativity and diversity of our artists to the world.”

 Naomi Campbell, who is the special advisor to Gamma, added: “Artistic brilliance knows no bounds. Larry [Gaaga]’s appointment exemplifies the spirit of artistic empowerment. I am thrilled to have played a part in bringing his visionary talents to this artist-first platform.” Naomi has a deep love for afrobeats. She has a track record for putting Nigerians and their music in powerful spaces.

The company also named veteran Arab DJ, Dany Neville as vice-president of A&R, Middle East, and will be operating out of Dubai.

Larry [Gaaga] and Dany’s extensive experience, deep understanding of the local music landscapes and relentless passion for nurturing talent are welcome additions to the Gamma family,” added Gamma. co-founder and CEO Larry Jackson. “Together, they will strengthen our market presence and drive significant growth across Africa and the Middle East.”

It is an iconic step forward for Nigerian music to have one of its prominent figures in such a position of power. Larry Gaaga raises anticipation for what he is going to do in his new position.