Music streaming in South Africa – new survey reveals musicians get a raw deal

South African musicians, have reported only sparse earnings from streaming music online

By Gwen Ansell -Associate of the Gordon Institute for Business Science, University of Pretoria 2 days ago

Davido Sets New Record as the Most Viewed Nigerian Artist on YouTube

After securing the video for "Fall," which has just under 140 million streams on YouTube, as the most viewed Nigerian music video on the platform, the artist has set another record, becoming most viewed Nigerian artist on the platform across all of his uploads.

By Damola Durosomo over 3 years ago

Ethiopian Rappers Challenging Israel Police Through Song

In his song “Handcuffed,” rapper Teddy Neguse addresses police brutality against young Israeli men of Ethiopian descent. Although the song came out in 2017, it has recently reached new heights in the wake of street protests across the country following the killing of an Ethiopian Israeli teen by an off-duty police officer last month.

By Joburg Post over 3 years ago

How Your Phone Can Interrupt The Good Vibes Of A Summer Music Festival

For many communities, summertime is festival season. Festivals allow us to escape our everyday lives. Whether it is time spent listening to music outside with our friends or trying out food trucks on date night, community events are a valued part of social life.As many people head to their favourite festival they will do so with their ...

By Joburg Post over 3 years ago

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