African Weekend Playlist (May 4, 2018)

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 …

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The Music Modernization Act – Why It Is Important

Licensing reform for the 21st century music industry is expected to take a step forward Tuesday with the introduction of a new Music Modernization Act that combines key provisions of what were four separate legislative initiatives into a single bill that will update how music rates are set and how songwriters and artists are paid. A key provision of the …

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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 …