Spotify, the Swedish audio streaming service that is home to over 50 million songs and over 2 million podcasts, is finally available in several African countries. The announcement was made by Spotify’s CEO, Daniel Ek, during the company’s Stream On event on the 22nd of February. Prior to this, the platform was only available in […]
Barely two weeks after Spotify launched in Nigeria and 38 other new markets in Africa, Deezer has updated its payment feature to accept Naira payments. The global music streaming platform has also slashed their subscription fees to almost half of the prize, alongside changing their subscription currency from U.S dollars to naira. Headquartered in Paris, […]
Mr Eazi’s music is synonymous with relaxed vibes, alté music, and contemporary African sounds. In July 2020, the Afropop star launched a $20 million African Music Fund dedicated to financing African creatives.
Sometimes the things we love find us early. Music found Bez during the bonfire nights that occurred frequently when he was a boy in Jos. While wood burned he would sit by his father and learn to play the guitar.
I was one of the winners for the first Nigerian Music-Tech Innovation Challenge and if the pitch event had been a physical one, I imagine I would have been dressed differently. More respectably. But there I was last Wednesday with a t-shirt and short shorts waiting for the announcement that a solution I’d built during […]