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Wizkid Signs Ghanaian Stars R2bees, Efya And Mr Eazi To His Starboy Worldwide Label

Wizkid's Starboy Worldwide scoops up Ghanaian stars R2bees, Efya and Mr Eazi for their roster.

Wizkid made a major announcement over the weekend at the 2016 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards. After his performance at the VGMA’s, the Nigerian singer revealed that he’s signed top Ghanaian stars R2bees, Efya and Mr Eazi to his Starboy Worldwide label.


The signing is a big move that’ll bring some noteworthy Ghanaian and Nigerian musical power together under the Starboy umbrella, as the Ghanaian acts will be joining the likes of Legendury Beatz, Maleek Berry, and L.A.X on the label’s roster.

Wizkid also announced that R2Bees’ Paedae aka Omar Sterling will be the new president of Starboy Worldwide and teased an upcoming remix of Mr Eazi’s “Skin Tight” alongside Justin Skye.

See all the tweets and revisit R2bees & Wizkid's "Slow Down" below. We’re curious to see how this new Nigerian-Ghanaian connection works out for Starboy in the near future.

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9 Black Electronic Musicians You Should Be Listening To

Featuring DJ Lag, Spellling, Nozinja, Klein, LSDXOXO and more.

We know that Black queer DJs from the Midwest are behind the creation of house and dance music. Yet, a look at the current electronic scene will find it terribly whitewashed and gentrified, with the current prominent acts spinning tracks sung by unnamed soulful singers from time to time. Like many art forms created by Black people all over the world, the industry hasn't paid homage to its pioneers, despite the obvious influence they have. Thankfully, the independent music scene is thriving with many Black acts inspired by their forefathers and mothers who are here to revolutionize electronic music. Here are a list of the ones you should check out:

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