Africa’s leading music platform Mdundo has hit the jackpot following a newly announced deal. The East African startup which supplies African music online, thrives in servicing over 2 million subscribers annually, and is a one-stop shop endeared for affordable, easy access, and has succeeded in weaning off piracy.
This week Mdundo entered into a partnership with global giant Warner Music publishing that has over a million copyrights worldwide. This means that Warner’s vast catalog of international music will be available on Mdundo.
The deal checks in at an appropriate time where the demand among African music fans for international repertoire had increased.
Adding to the over 40,000 musicians that Mdundo works with, within Africa, now all international acts signed under Warner’s licensing distribution have a chance to tap into the African market.
Speaking of the collaboration CEO of Mdundo says, “We are very happy to announce this partnership. There is There’s a huge demand among African music fans for international, as well as local, repertoire. This deal makes our service more attractive and that will benefit our users, our African musicians, and our commercial partners.”
The Managing Director of Warner Music, South Africa, Tracy Fraser was excited about the deal and had this to say, “We are delighted to be working with the committed team at Mdundo, giving our artists the opportunity to promote and sell their music legitimately in these countries”,
You can now look up your favorite acts from Jason Deluro to Curtis Mayfield, The Grateful Dead to Bruno Mars, Hunter Hayes to Faith Hill, Linkin Park to Red Hot Chili Peppers, Led Zeppelin, Michael Buble, Coldplay, David Guetta, and many more!