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Peermusic UK Inks A Global Deal With Record Producer, Killbeatz

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LONDON, U.K. – Wednesday, April 8, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – Peermusic UK (the largest independent music publisher in the world) has signed a global deal with Ghanaian record producer and Chief Executive Officer of Legacy Life Entertainment (LLE)Joseph Addison, better known as Killbeatz.

According to the president, Europe & MD, Peermusic U.K., Nigel Elderton, he is delighted to be formalising their relationship with Killbeatz and to help further support the great success he has already achieved. He added that, the look forward to working closely with him and his team to plug him into their international roster.

With their network of offices, the President revealed that, they will be able to provide Killbeatz with access to music markets around the world. This deal was a real team effort as everyone from his royalty, sync and creative departments have been very committed to having Joseph on our UK roster.

Accepting this wonderful offer, A three-time Producer Of The Year winner at the Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMAs) stated, it has been a long time coming, as his career journey to this point hasn’t been easy, but he is grateful for the patience and kindness shown to him by the team at peermusic.

Killbeatz has also worked with the likes of Efya, Tiffany, Wande Coal, Nana Boroo, Wyclef Jean and Sean Paul. He co-wrote and co-produced Ed Sheeran’s ÷ album track Bibia Be Ye Ye, which featured UK-based Ghanaian artist Fuse ODG. The song was recorded in Ghana and the song title is in Twi, a dialect spoken in Ghana that translates to “All will be well.”

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“ZONGO TO BBC: Addi Self Set To Premiere His Debut Album

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GREATER ACCRA – Friday, May 29, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – After being sacked by their former boss, Shatta Wale, Jafaro Mohammed, known in Showbiz circles as”Addi Self”, has, in an interview on “Whatsup TV”, revealed that, he will be blessing and spicing up the Ghanaian entertainment industry, as he is set to premiere his debut album which is aptly captioned “Zongo To BBC”

In a question posited before him by Champagne, host of the show, Addi Self explains “I am the first Ghanaian Zongo Youth doing music to step foot in BBC. That came with a lot of inspiration and boost for my music career so I decided to name my debut album ‘Zongo To BBC’ to highlight that record”.

Addi Self is a Ghanaian born Dancehall Singjay from Nima, a suburb of Ghana’s capital city, Accra. Be on the look out for his debut studio catalogue. He is currently promoting “How Many Times” – a song that talks about the sufferation of us the ghetto people and what goes on in Africa and the world at large.

Earlier, Dancehall musician, Shatta Wale, in a Facebook Live video, made it official that he is no longer working with his militants, made up of Addi Self, Captan, Joint 77 and Natty Lee. According to him, they are lazy musicians who aren’t ready to be in the limelight regardless of the music coaching tips he provides for them.

He made his fans and Ghanaians aware that he has sacked them since January and he is only coming out in May to address it because they are still doing music in his name. Shatta Wale recruited the budding musicians in his team some years back to support his music craft where he releases seasonal songs with them.

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Davido’s “Fall” Certified Gold In America And Canada

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LAGOS STATE – Friday, May 29, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ – American born-Nigerian recording and performing artiste, Davido’s chart topping single, Fall – a standout single from the artist’s 2019 sophomore album A Good Time (AGT) has been certified Gold on Wednesday, as the love soothing jam sold 40,000 and 800,000 in Canada and the US respectively.

The song has been a major success for the artist since its release, and the accolades continue to pour in. The music video for “Fall” became the most streamed on YouTube back in 2018, and it currently stands at 169 million views on the video platform. It is already certified platinum in South Africa. It is also the longest running Nigerian song on the Billboard digital single chart.

Davido took to Twitter to excitedly share the news, posting a screenshot of an email from Sony;

The artist recently appeared on the cover of Billboard Magazine for their “Africa Now” issue, along with fellow Nigerian artists Mr Eazi and Tiwa Savage. He spoke to the magazine about how African music has gone global in recent years.

“The music is amazing. The feeling you get from Afrobeats and African music is just different. When I was in school in America and would play African music, people would say, “Yo, what’s that? That shit’s hard.” They didn’t understand what the artists were saying, but the feeling they got [from the music] was just crazy. People have always loved African music, but we didn’t have the avenues to go worldwide. Back then, you actually had to have an African friend or come to Africa to experience it. – he stated

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I Believe COVID-19 Cure Is Coming From Africa – Stella Damasus

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LAGOS STATE – Wednesday, May 27, 2020/www.gbafrica.net/ –  In commemoration of Africa Day, Nollywood screen goddess, Stella Damasus, says she believes that coronavirus cure will come from the continent.

Damasus posted on her social media pages urging Africans to embrace one another, adding that they are stronger together.

“Happy Africa Day to all my African brothers and sisters all over the world. We stronger together. The virus has taken so many but together, we shall fight and overcome. We must all take care of one another regardless of religious, political or language differences. I believe that the cure is coming from Africa. Celebrate today and remember why. One love”, she wrote.

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Cote D’Ivoire Government Reopen Schools After Coronavirus Shutdown

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With a total of 2,376 cases and dozens of new infections each day, Ivory Coast has yet to contain the virus. But authorities are confident pupils can study together in safety after the introduction of extra hygiene measures.

Schools in Cote d’Ivoire reopened on Monday as the country became one of the first in the continent to restart education after weeks of interruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Thousands of children in face masks flocked back to school in Ivory Coast on Monday after the country became one of the first in West Africa to restart lessons after a two-month coronavirus shutdown

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