The Ghanaian famous person is the most recent member of the World Def Jam Household.
Common Music Group (UMG) label divisions Def Jam Recordings, 0207 Def Jam and Def Jam Africa are thrilled to announce the worldwide signing of Ghanaian Afropop, dancehall and beloved reggae musician and pioneer, Stonebwoy to the worldwide Def Jam artist household.
Def Jam Africa will characterize his music throughout Africa, while Def Jam Recordings will develop into his label house within the U.S. with 0207 Def Jam supporting the document within the U.Okay.. This partnership between labels showcases UMG’s international dedication to introducing Stonebwoy’s eclectic sound and Ghanaian music tradition to new audiences world wide.
Stonebwoy is an award-winning African artist that has been putting the continent firmly on the musical map with worldwide touring, standout collaborations and vastly fashionable singles since 2012. Considered one of Ghana’s most pertinent superstars, Stonebwoy will launch his model new single, Remedy on Could 3 by way of Def Jam Recordings, 0207 Def Jam and Def Jam Africa, supported by UMG labels world wide .
Remedy comes off the again of an already illustrious profession of 4 albums, numerous hit tracks and film roles, to not point out his philanthropic work as a part of the ‘Livingston Basis’, educating younger Africans and elevating the youth of Ghana.
The only is the primary launch for his newly signed document cope with Def Jam, house to among the largest names in hip-hop, Afrobeats and lure expertise from the continent, and is the lead single from Stonebwoy’s model new album attributable to drop mid-2022.
Sipho Dlamini, CEO, South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa, Common Music is happy so as to add yet one more African megastar to the Def Jam roster. He states,
Stonebwoy is a real African expertise. He works to elevate the center and spirit of these round him, while producing contemporary sounds that hold blowing the world away. We sit up for what 2022 has in retailer for him.”
“I’m excited to welcome Stonebwoy to the Def Jam Household in partnership with Sipho and 0207,” mentioned Def Jam chairman and CEO Tunji Balogun. “The Def Jam model is acknowledged everywhere in the world as a stamp of excellence in black music, and as we proceed to strengthen our musical bond in essential markets like Africa and the UK, it’s dynamic, gifted artists like Stonebwoy that may paved the way. That is nice music from a particular artist who must be heard all over the place.”
Alec & Alex Boateng, co-Presidents, 0207 Def Jam added,
Stonebwoy is without doubt one of the nice Ghanaian based mostly fashionable music artists and ambassadors. The chance to amplify his excellent expertise alongside Sipho, Def Jam Africa and Tunji with Def Jam Recordings could be very thrilling, particularly him turning into part of our world class Def Jam artist household. Hopefully that is the primary of many extra collaborative tasks to return.
The only Remedy, is out on the threerd of Could throughout all streaming platforms and its accompanying red-hot video shot in Ghana, is out on 13th Could. Primarily a love track, the monitor kicks arduous with a driving beat and all the appropriate flavour for dance flooring worldwide.
Stonebwoy, aka Livingston Satekla is not any stranger to success. Having been the recipient of a number of acclaimed awards resembling Finest Worldwide Act: Africa on the BET Awards, Artist of the Yr on the Ghana Music Awards and two Billboard plaques, he has been described because the king of ragga and dancehallin’ for Africa in his profession. He has duetted with worldwide artists resembling Keri Wilson, Sean Paul, Trey Songz, Burna Boy, Alpha Blondie and lots of extra – and has rocked phases from the UK to the USA, Australia, Italy, Puerto Rico and Amsterdam – making his electrifying touring an integral a part of his profession.
Stonebwoy can also be lively and fascinating on social media, boasting a formidable 4 million followers on Instagram and an extra 3 million on Fb, making him considered one of Africa’s most adopted performers. The sky is the restrict for Stonebwoy in 2022.