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Apple Music’s Africa Rising Artist Is Manu WorldStar

Apple Music announced the second featured artist in its Africa Rising program as South African-born Congolese rapper and singer, Manu WorldStar (real name Emmanuel Mutendji). “I feel really blessed and honoured. We worked so hard on this project and the platform Apple Music is giving me with Africa Rising allows for my message to be […]Read More

Apple Music Shines The Spotlight On Durban Singer Azana

Apple Music’s New Artist for August is Azana, a Durban born singer whose Neo-soul, Afro-pop and house body of work channels the vocal powers of heavyweight musicians such Camagwini, Simphiwe Dana, Letta Mbulu, Nina Simone and Erykah Badu. “I’m grateful to be one of the artists on the Apple Music New Artist Spotlight, this is […]Read More

Apple Music Celebrates Visionary Women This Women’s Month

Apple Music, is celebrating Women’s Month in South Africa with the launch of the second year of its Visionary Women campaign with playlists from the country’s leading female artists, influencers and personalities. The Apple Music Visionary Women campaign turns the spotlight on 15 phenomenal Mzansi women including musicians Elaine, Nadia Nakai, Boity and Sha Sha – fresh from […]Read More

Spotlight On Cape Town R&B Singer Hunter Rose

Apple Music’s New Artist Spotlight for July is Hunter Rose, a Cape Town-based singer-songwriter who blends soul and jazz with elements of neo-R&B to create a body of work that’s slick and modern. “It’s an absolute honour to be recognised by Apple music.  It’s an exciting time for R&B as well as South African music and […]Read More

Apple Music Launches New Artist Discovery Program Africa Rising

Apple Music has announced Africa Rising, a new bi-monthly artist program and companion playlist geared towards identifying, showcasing and elevating rising African talent. Nigerian-born, Afro-fusion singer and songwriter Omah Lay will be the debut artist for the new program. “I have always used Apple Music, seeing my favorite artists on playlist covers and features but here I […]Read More


Shazam launched its new playlist Mzansi Risers on Apple Music, featuring the songs heating up Shazam in South Africa right now—the latest releases from the most talked-about artists and the music that’s been lighting up scenes from your favourite movies and TV shows. Mzansi Risers compiles songs by South Africa’s fast-emerging new artists trending across the Shazam Charts. It offers a […]Read More

Apple Music Shines The Spotlight On Alternative Trailblazer Marcus Harvey

Apple Music’s New Artist Spotlight for June is Marcus Harvey (real name Lawrence Ofentse Harvey Mashiloane) a Gauteng-based singer, rapper and producer. “This is a beautiful moment in my life, right now and I am inspired to always strive for nothing but the best, when it comes to my music,” he beamed. “Being the Apple Music New Artist Spotlight recipient for June, […]Read More