Rejoice Africa Month With YouTube Music



rejoice africa month with youtube music Rejoice Africa Month With YouTube Music youtube 1024x683YouTube Music in the present day launched a schedule of performances and music-industry-related occasions in celebration of Africa month. Within the lead-up to its Africa Day live performance, in partnership with MTV Base Africa, YouTube Music is celebrating the continent’s standard tradition with performances by standard artists from Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa.

“For greater than a decade now, YouTube has helped artists develop and export the African sound to music lovers, followers and listeners worldwide whereas additionally enabling collaborations throughout the continent and around the globe,” says Alex Okosi, Supervisor Director, EMEA Rising Markets.

“Because of this, it’s solely pure that the platform, the place cultural actions develop and construct, performs a central function within the celebration of this vital month for the continent as an entire. The previous ten years have proven, indisputably, that Africa loves YouTube and YouTube has discovered a real residence in Africa,” continues Okosi.

Beginning in the present day, South African famous person Sho Majozi, Kenyan boy-band Sauti Sol and Nigerian Afrobeats star Fireboy DML will all ship LIVE performances of their hottest hits, which followers can take pleasure in through livestream on every of the artists’ YouTube channels.

Along with performances, YouTube Music has partnered with Afro Nation, Slikour Onlife and

Main Girls Africa to host a sequence of {industry} panel classes targeted on African Music. The digital classes will give attention to subjects; The Global Impact of Afrobeats, The Acceleration of Amapiano and Women x Music.

YouTube Music’s celebrations of Africa Month will culminate within the Africa Day Live performance hosted, for the second 12 months in a row, by world-renowned actor and activist Idris Elba. The live performance, which is able to happen on Tuesday 25 Could 2021 at 7PM CAT on the MTV Base YouTube channel, will characteristic trailblazing African stars acting on a number of phases from throughout the continent.

“We’re excited to work with Idris Elba and MTV Base to rejoice Africa Day this 12 months by means of one other highly effective live performance occasion. With African music persevering with to attach and encourage individuals around the globe, the timing is ideal to shine the highlight on the following wave of African artists that may make a world affect on music and tradition,” Okosi concludes.

For extra data on YouTube Music’s Africa Month celebrations, and to set reminders for upcoming occasions, please go to






Sho Majozi LIVE

Wednesday 12 Could

7:30 PM GMT+1/BST

Sho Majozi YouTube Livestream

Girls x Music


6:30 PM GMT+1/BST

Leading Ladies Livestream

Sauti Sol LIVE

Thursday 13 Could

6:00 PM GMT+1/BST

Sauti Sol YouTube Livestream

Fireboy DML LIVE

Friday 14 Could

7:00 PM GMT+1/BST

Fireboy YouTube Livestream

Africa Day Live performance

Tuesday 25 Could

 7:00 PM CAT

MTV Base Africa Livestream




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