MTN has completed the acquisition of Simfy, calling it “Africa’s leading music-streaming business”. MTN has bought music-streaming business Simfy, as it tries to play more in the digital ecosystem as an over-the-top (OTT)-type player. Group CEO and president Rob Shuter made the announcement during a speech at AfricaCom 2018 inContinue Reading

The Future of Rap and Hip-Hop: RahTwoFive – Music Industry Today – EIN News Trusted News Since 1995 A service for music industry professionals · Tuesday, November 27, 2018 · 469,377,636 Articles · 3+ Million Readers News Monitoring and Press Release Distribution Tools News Topics Newsletters Press Releases Events &Continue Reading

Leading African financial institution, Guaranty Trust Bank plc, has announced the launch of Habari, Nigeria’s largest platform for music, shopping, lifestyle content and more. Unveiled on Friday, November 23, 2018 at a special event attended by renowned personalities in the entertainment, media and technology sectors, Habari offers users direct accessContinue Reading

When Canadian singer-songwriter Danny Michel took to Facebook last week to illustrate how even some chart-topping musicians are suddenly seeing their incomes plummet, it struck a chord with fans and performers alike about the challenges of eking out a living in the age of digital streaming. Not everyone’s suffering, however. InContinue Reading