African Weekend Playlist

African Weekend Playlist

A weekend is THAT much better with African music! Nelson Freitas - Mariana (Cape Verde)   MsVee - I Don’t Know (Ghana)   D’Banj - Action (Nigeria)   Senzaa - Mbongo Chobi ft Magasco (Togo)   Davido - Assurance (Nigeria)   Manal - Taj (Morocco)   ExQ - Tsvigiri (Zimbabwe)   Cassper Nyovest - K’sazobalit (South Africa)   Daphne - My Lover (Cameroon)   Otile Brown & Sanaipei Tande - Chaguo La Moyo (Kenya)continue reading →
African Musicians Can No Longer Afford To Ignore Music Streaming

African Musicians Can No Longer Afford To Ignore Music Streaming

Roughly 13 years ago, African music was very difficult to find if you were not on the African continent. The few artists you could find with music available online were those that were managed by or signed to western labels. A lot of independent online music stores also popped up around that time often selling physical CDs that could be shipped to buyers. At the time I thought “If we find a way to quickly get new releases from Africa to the diaspora, it would be good business.” Oh how things have changed.…continue reading →