Universal Music Group Announces New International Record Label, Def Jam Africa

Universal Music Group announced its newest international record label today. That label being Def Jam Africa.

The label will be located in Johannesburg, South Africa and Lagos, Nigeria. However, they plan to scout talent throughout the continent.

African artists such as Boity (South Africa), Cassper Nyovest (South Africa), Larry Gaaga (Nigeria), Nadia Nakai (South Africa), Nasty C (South Africa), Tshego (South Africa), Tellaman (South Africa), Ricky Tyler (South Africa) and Vector (Nigeria) have already been announced as being part of the roster. Most of the musicians have already released music as part of UMG Africa.

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