Creating a Common Narrative to Put African Talent on the Global Music Map

    1. Event Date
      Wed, Jun 5
  1. Type of Event
    Conference
  2. Event Theme
    Midem African Forum
  3. Audience Type
    Artist
    Label
    Live / Agent
    Manager
    Publisher
    PR/ Media
  4. Event
    Conferences

Creating a Common Narrative to Put African Talent on the Global Music Map

05 Jun 2019, 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM

Worldwide Village
Language:
English

Followed by a “Meet the Speakers” Session.

Driven by a music-hungry fan base that is young and mobile-friendly, the continent’s music consumption is fast-growing and reaching global audiences thanks to streaming. Despite different local realities from one market to the next, there is a common will to unite among African artists and music professionals to build sustainable music ecosystems and to create a common narrative to put African talent on the global music map.

Speakers

  • Adeniji Temi

    Speaker

      1. Event Date
        Wed, Jun 5
      2. Speaker Category
        Speaker

    Director, International & Global Commercial Strategy & Operations

    Warner Music Group (USA)

    Temi Adeniji is Director of International Strategy and Operations at Warner Music Group. She oversees the day-to-day operations of international...

  • Alexander David

    Speaker

      1. Event Date
        Wed, Jun 5
      2. Speaker Category
        Speaker

    CEO

    Sheer Music Publishing

    David Alexander is the Founder and Managing Director of Sheer Music Publishing (Pty) Ltd, the largest African owned music publishing company on the...

  • Cesarovna Solange

    Speaker

      1. Event Date
        Wed, Jun 5
      2. Speaker Category
        Speaker

    Artist & CEO

    SCM-Cape Verdean Society of Music (Capo Verde)

    Solange Cesarovna, President of the Cabo Verdean Music Society is a singer and a Songwriter, considered by critics as the Queen of Morna of the 21st...

  • Tambini Kam

    Moderator

      1. Event Date
        Wed, Jun 5
      2. Speaker Category
        Moderator

    Music Editor

    OkayAfrica (USA)

    Kam Tambini has been the Music Editor for OkayAfrica for 7 years, over which he's helped the company grow to become the largest destination bridging...

  • Choi Phil

    Speaker

      1. Event Date
        Wed, Jun 5
      2. Speaker Category
        Speaker

    Head of Int’l Content Acquisition & Partnerships

    Boomplay (Africa)

    Phil Choi is a serial entrepreneur who has played a part in the success of numerous start-ups from scratch. Having moved to China from his upbringing...

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