A new voice, a new journey, a day with Lootlove
What do you think of Sundays? Are Sundays days of rest for you? Is it a time to unwind and put your feet up? Too short? Regardless of your view of Sundays and what they bring to you, this Sunday is bringing you newness. Apple Music 1’s has something exciting to share with us and they are inviting us to tune in from Sunday, 13 June 2021. Are you ready to find out what this dawn is bringing?
The world has concurred that Sunday is the dawn of every new week. For us, this always symbolizes that Sunday is a day that paves the way for the journey ahead that we will embark on during the new week. It is not the end, but rather the beginning. This Sunday, 13 June 2021, brings two sunrises and two starts of new journeys. In other words, in addition to gifting us with a new week and blessing us with another chance to do better and be better for another seven days, it is bringing a new voice to Apple Music’s 1’s Africa Now Radio. This new voice is Luthando Lootlove Shosha’s. Yes! We will be embarking on a new journey musically with Lootlove from this Sunday. Her debut will kick off at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC on Apple Music 1 on Sunday.
Read the article below to find out more about Lootlove joining Apple Music 1’s, how she feels about the new journey she is embarking on as well as the sounds we should expect and the conversations she will be having with both us and guests. We cannot wait to see how high Lootlove is going to take us on her show and we would like to express a huge congratulations to her for this beautiful achievement. We wish her all the best.
South African TV presenter and radio personality Luthando Shosha — aka LootLove — is taking over as new host of Africa Now Radio on Apple Music 1, beginning Sunday, June 13.
Africa Now Radio, Apple Music radio’s first global African music radio show, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary. Over the past year, the show has featured exclusive interviews with Davido, Nasty C, Tiwa Savage, Rayvanny and many of the biggest and brightest artists spanning the African continent, debuted over 250 new releases, and introduced Apple Music subscribers around the world to over 50 of Africa’s hottest new artists, from Omah Lay to Tems. Based on the Africa Now playlist, Africa Now Radio with LootLove will continue to showcase the latest African sounds, be it amapiano, afrobeats, highlife, alte, house, hip-hop, bongo flava, or kuduro.
“I am beyond elated to host Africa Now Radio,” said LootLove. “This is a big moment for the universal language that is music. A moment that continues to shine a light on our continent, my home country — South Africa — and on all the magical talent we have. I am looking forward to seeing more, experiencing more and learning more through the beauty of Africa’s music. From the Cape to Cairo and to the rest of the world.”
On her debut episode, LootLove will be joined by the legendary Angélique Kidjo, who will talk about her upcoming album “Mother Nature,” out on June 18, 2021. LootLove will also spotlight The Big 5 – the 5 hottest new African tracks of the moment – and the next generation of African superstars featured in Apple Music’s artist program and companion playlist Africa Rising. In the new Loot Loves feature, LootLove will select and play one track she loves from her favorite Apple Music African playlists.
Africa Now Radio with LootLove airs weekly on Sundays, beginning June 13 at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC on Apple Music 1 at apple.co/_AfricaNow