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Warner Music Africa’s Leadership Team Meets With Nigerian Officials

LAGOS, Nigeria (CelebrityAccess) — Members of Warner Music Africa’s management group, together with Alfonso Perez-Soto, President of Rising Markets, Warner Music; Laverne Thomas, Operations Lead, WMA; Temi Adeniji, Managing Director, WMA, and Yoel Kenan, CEO, Africori, just lately traveled to Nigeria’s capital, Abuja to fulfill with authorities officers forward the opening of a brand new regional workplace in Lagos.

Throughout the group’s go to, the delegation met with senior officers that included Ayodele Olawande, Minister of State For Youth Growth and Minister Hannatu Musawa, Minister of Artwork, Tradition, and the Artistic Financial system; in addition to Adeagbo (Oluwadunsin) Ayomide, Particular Advisor to the President on Arts, Tradition and the Artistic Financial system.

Throughout the conferences, WMA underscored their dedication to the event of the area as a supply of world artists and repertoire, together with Nigerian singer-songwriter Chukwuka Chukwuma Ekweani, AKA, CKay, whose viral single “Love Nwantiti” has achieved worldwide success, just lately being licensed 8x platinum within the US.

WMA additionally highlighted its funding within the area, together with in Ziiki Media, Chocolate Metropolis, and Africori.

As well as, the Warner Music Group / Blavatnik Household Basis Social Justice Fund (WMG/BFF SJF) has contributed greater than US$400,000 to Nigeria’s inventive sector through its Repertoire and Core Funds, together with $200,000 to the West African Vocational Schooling in 2022 and $150,000 to The Sarz Academy which nurtures rising expertise in music manufacturing in 2023.

WMA plans to open a inventive hub in Lagos, offering infrastructure for the label’s operations within the area and supporting A&R, Operations, and Advertising and marketing.
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