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Iyanya: Star to release 3rd studio album in 'summer' 2015

According to his manager Ubi Franklin, the ‘Gift’ singer is set to release his third studio album in the “summer” of 2015.

Iyanya is set to release his third studio album this year.

The star broke into the scene in late 2008, after emerging winner of reality show, ‘MTN Project Fame West Africa’, and he has since risen, hitting the heights of African music.

According to his manager Ubi Franklin, the ‘Gift’ singer is set to release his third studio album in the “summer” of 2015.

Ubi let this plan slip in a post on Instagram, where he praised Iyanya. He said: “This guy right here is a Great Guy!!! I’ll do anything for him!!! We have our challenges and we always able to fix it and we have that believe that “there is Got to be More” promised him that we will be at this level today and asked him to always be prayerful and that’s how we got here, the Best of you is yet to come !! Look out for his Album come summer 2015 !!! God Bless You Bro.”

Three singles have already been released from the album. The first, ‘Finito’, a dance fusion song with a video was made public in November 2014. The second single off the album, ‘Gift’ which features Don Jazzy, was released in January 2015, with a video also shot and released. 'Nakupenda' with Diamond Platnumz has been released too.

Iyanya’s third studio album is yet to be named, and it will be released under his imprint, Made Men Music Group (MMMG) which he co-owns with Ubi Franklin.

The forthcoming album comes after his prior works, 'My Story' (2009), and 'Desire' (2013). In 2014, Iyanya was also part of a compilation album for his label, which featured songs by label-mates Emma Nyra, Tekno, Selebobo and Baci

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