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online music platform: Latest News
Staff, 9:14 am
The advent of the Internet and the exponential development of new technologies have drastically changed our lives.For the music industry, especially in Africa, the Internet has brought with it a deep and progressive change that is affecting every aspect of the sector. Are these current and future developments beneficial to all the actors in the industry, especially musicians? And what are the prospects for African music-makers,promoters, broadcasters and consumers in light of these technologies?
Staff, 6:54 am
Senegalese start-ups are testing the market for online music platforms in West Africa, where interest in digital entertainment is growing but a lack of credit cards has prevented big players from making inroads.Long celebrated in Europe for their contribution to “world” music -with Mali’s Salif Keita, Senegal’s Youssou N’Dour and Benin’s Angelique Kidjo household names in trendy bars – West African musicians struggled to make money back home, where poverty is widespread and music piracy rampant.
Staff, 12:09 am
Digital technology has allowed African musicians to be heard beyond borders in and outide Africa. Artists are taking ownership of their work and engaging directly with fans, cutting out the industry’s traditional middlemen — the management companies and record labels. By embracing mobility as a content delivery platform, emerging countries or continents can leapfrog developed economies, establishing a unique societal brand in a vibrant new industry, an stakeholder says.
- Real Estate