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YouTube is helping African music acts go global, here's how

Joseph Akinfenwa, aka Joeboy, is one of Nigeria's fast-rising music artists. The 22-year-old went from singing in his bathroom to topping music charts in Uganda, Zimbabwe, and Nigeria in the space of a few months. In 2017, unsigned, he released a cover of Ed Sheeran's "Shape of You." The cover made it into the Instagram direct messages of one of Africa's most successful artists, Oluwatosin Ajibade aka Mr Eazi. Mr Eazi, who has more than 5 million monthly listeners on Spotify enjoyed Joeboy's music ...
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Added August 13, 2019
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