The Ghanaian famous person is the most recent member of the International 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 turn out to be his label dwelling within the U.S. with 0207 Def Jam supporting the file within the U.Ok.. This partnership between labels showcases UMG’s world dedication to introducing Stonebwoy’s eclectic sound and Ghanaian music tradition to new audiences all over the world.
Stonebwoy is an award-winning African artist that has been putting the continent firmly on the musical map with worldwide touring, standout collaborations and massively standard singles since 2012. One in every of Ghana’s most pertinent superstars, Stonebwoy will launch his model new single, Remedy on Might 3 by way of Def Jam Recordings, 0207 Def Jam and Def Jam Africa, supported by UMG labels all over the world .
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 file cope with Def Jam, dwelling to a number of the greatest names in hip-hop, Afrobeats and entice expertise from the continent, and is the lead single from Stonebwoy’s model new album on account of drop mid-2022.
Sipho Dlamini, CEO, South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa, Common Music is happy so as to add one more African megastar to the Def Jam roster. He states,
Stonebwoy is a real African expertise. He works to raise the center and spirit of these round him, while producing recent sounds that maintain blowing the world away. We stay 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 all around the world as a stamp of excellence in black music, and as we proceed to strengthen our musical bond in necessary markets like Africa and the UK, it’s dynamic, proficient artists like Stonebwoy that can cleared the path. That is nice music from a particular artist who must be heard in all places.”
Alec & Alex Boateng, co-Presidents, 0207 Def Jam added,
Stonebwoy is among the nice Ghanaian primarily based 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 come back.
The only Remedy, is out on the third of Might throughout all streaming platforms and its accompanying red-hot video shot in Ghana, is out on thirteenth Might. Primarily a love music, the monitor kicks arduous with a driving beat and all the suitable flavour for dance flooring worldwide.
Stonebwoy, aka Livingston Satekla isn’t any stranger to success. Having been the recipient of a number of acclaimed awards similar to Finest Worldwide Act: Africa on the BET Awards, Artist of the 12 months 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 similar to Keri Wilson, Sean Paul, Trey Songz, Burna Boy, Alpha Blondie and plenty of extra – and has rocked levels 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 be lively and interesting on social media, boasting a powerful 4 million followers on Instagram and an extra 3 million on Fb, making him one among Africa’s most adopted performers. The sky is the restrict for Stonebwoy in 2022.