Thursday, May 28

Apple Music announced on Thursday May 28, that it will be launching its first radio show in Africa tagged  “Africa Now Radio with Cuppy”,

The show which holds every week will be hosted by DJ Cuppy who makes her debut on Sunday May 31. She will feature a mix of contemporary and traditional popular African sounds, including genres like Afrobeat, rap, house, kuduro and more.

After DJ Cuppy had confirmed she will be hosting the streaming platform's first radio show in Africa, she further said that;

"The show represents a journey from West to East and North to South, but importantly a narrative of Africa then to Africa now."

The Nigerian-born DJ and music producer also went to her Instagram page and acknowledged her new show. She said;

Proud to announce my NEW weekly RADIO SHOW called #AfricaNow on @AppleMusic This is for YOU Africa! Promise to do my people proud! #CuppyOnAMission

Announcement of the weekly one-hour show which will be available at 9 a.m. EDT, is coming few days after Universal Music Group said it will be launching Def Jam Africa, a new division of the label focused on representing hip-hop, Afrobeat and trap talent in Africa.


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