Olamide’s New Album Set To Be Released On Oct. 8th (@Olamide)

Nigerian recording artist OLAMIDÉ will release his forth album, Carpe Diem, on Oct. 8 through a new partnership between his long-running YBNL Nation imprint and U.S. indie powerhouse, EMPIRE

The project features collaborations with: Fireboy DML, Omah Lay, Peruzzi, Phyno, Bella Shumrda and Bad Boy Timz. 18-year-old prodigy P.Priime (Fireboy DML, DJ Cuppy) produces the majority of the tracks on Carpe Diem, with the remainder coming from a production squad of Pheelz, VStix, ID Cabasa and Young Jonn.

Widely regarded as the Voice of Nigeria’s streets, OLAMIDÉ is among the most successful and acclaimed hip-hop acts from Africa, with over 430 million streams of his music to date. 

The first single off Carpe Diem, Eru,” debuted as the No. 1 song on streaming platform Audiomack earlier this month.

Afro-Pop Artist Yemi Alade Shares New Video & Announces Upcoming Album (@yemialadee)

Yemi Alade kicked off the month of September with the release of the video for her single “True Love.” She also sent a message to her fans telling them that her new album will be out later this month.

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New Video Clip From French Star Gims (@GIMS)

Gims

Two weeks ago international French artist Gims released the official video for his hit single “Malheur Malheur.” The song is featured on his Décennie album, released last year.

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Nigerian Pop Artist Mr Eazi Launches Africa Music Fund (@mreazi)

MR EAZINigerian music superstar Mr Eazi has announced the formation of the Africa Music Fund (AMF), a groundbreaking financial vehicle which will invest in African creatives with the goal of helping them establish economic and creative freedom.

The formation of AMF comes amidst a Gold Rush on African content, with companies worldwide seeking to tap into the vast well of African talent in music, movies and other artforms. Annual digital revenue for music in Africa is forecasted to reach US$521 million in 2020, and increase by an average of 12.5% year-on-year through 2025, according to Statista. Projected market volume for 2025 is US$942 million.

Mr Eazi was inspired to create AMF after seeing the financial hardship many artists were experiencing as touring revenues dried up this spring with the spread of Covid-19.

The Visuals For Protoje’s “Same So” Is Out Now! (@Protoje)

Protoje

A couple days ago Protoje uploaded the official video for “Same So” to his YouTube channel. The record is his latest release, and it comes courtesy of his own In.Digg.Nation Collective label, which is under exclusive license with RCA Records.

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Have You Seen Sevana’s Video For “If You Only Knew”? (@callmesevana)

Sevana

On July 8th, Sevana, a member of Protoje‘s In.Digg.Nation Collective, released the official video for her single “If You Only Knew.” The visuals were captured in Senegal and Jamaica, and they highlight the beauty of both regions.

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Tarrus Riley Shares Video For His New Single “Healing” (@tarrusrileyja)

Tarrus Riley

A few days ago Tarrus Riley released the title track from his upcoming album “Healing.” The 12-track project, which is produced by Shane Brown and Dean Fraser, will be available on all music platforms on July 10th, 2020. As we wait for the LP, we can enjoy the single and video.