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BeatDBeatz Set To Help Up-And-Coming Artistes Earn Record Deals

Musicians of all genres are invited to submit a song to BeatDBeatz, a web-based discovery platform by Nelson Jack and award-winning music producer Masterkraft.


The online contest features instrumental beats from high-ranking producers Rexxie, Youngjonn, Ozedikus and Benie Macauley. This first edition of BeatDBeatz competition is taking place with the support Mahogany Media in collaboration with Platform Capital, Wakanow, BFF Apparel, Remy Martin and other media partners.

Winners of the competition will be selected by a panel of experts using criteria such as creativity, musical quality and originality.

Entries will be reviewed by 5 award-winning music producers: Masterkraft, Rexxie, Youngjonn, Ozedikus and Benie Macauley whose beats can be obtained from the competition website.

A cash prize of $50,000 which includes a professional music-video recording of the winners’ song is up for grabs.

To win, interested artists are to download the beat, record a song and upload it to the competition website.

According to Dr. Ponmile Osibo, a Partner at Platform Capital, “African music is drawing global interest, showcasing a vitality of creativity we are proud of and hopeful will diversify the economy, foster development and change the narrative of the African continent. Music is one of the biggest and best exports in Africa. At Platform Capital, we are proud to partner with Beat D Beatz through our media partner Mahogany Media.”

“We are delighted to support BeatDBeatz contest,” says TeeA, Creative Director, Mahogany Media. It is a fantastic opportunity for talented up and coming artists to become stars, backed by some of the best music producers in Africa.

For information about the competition and how to enter, musicians are encouraged to visit: to register.

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