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DJ Black takes African music international at SXSW 2013 in Texas
Blaqbone and Mixerpot makes major moves with Digital Media/Music in Africa
He is currently the first African Disc jockey with his own App.click here to download (https://play.google.com/
Right after winning multiple awards in the 1st Ghana DJ award, he was nominated in three categories (including Best African DJ ) in the maiden African Global DJ Awards (AGDA Awards) scheduled for South Africa in May 2013.
The tech savvy entertainer will be presenting at the 2013 SXSW Music festival on 15th March.
SXSW Music festival is the largest music festival of its kind in the world, focusing on emerging technology, a focus which has earned the festival a reputation as a breeding ground for new ideas and creative technologies .SXSW Music offers artist-provided music and video samples of featured artists at each festival via their official YouTube channel.
He will be speaking on the topic “Digital Media/Music in Africa” alongside experienced entertainment industry people such as Rab Bakari and Professor Jesse Shipley .
Through Mixerpot/Universal ,Rab Bakari has worked with several artistes including Justin Beiber,Jay-z,Jah rule,FOKN BOIS and was very instrumental in the creation of Hiplife music with Reggie Rockstone Jesse Weaver Shipley is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Haverford College and has done extensive works on African music especially Highlife and most recently hiplife.
Dj Black Will also be performing in New york at the 56th Ghana independence concert with Ghana Hiplife artist Tinny and Nana NYC after which he will meeting with USA Blaqbone executives , Sniper squad Djs and other industry players in new york in Miami.
fresh off the plane all decked out in his Blaqbone apparell , He was caught on camera meeting with his cocierge at JFK earlier on 12 march. Watch the video (https://www.youtube.com/