Epic Records has signed an international deal with South African rapper Sho Madjozi. Sho Madjozi was recently nominated for the best new international artist on Sunday’s BET Awards. Last year she won the best new international artist with her song John Cena which made waves across the Globe.
Epic Records is an American record label owned by Sony Music Entertainment, a subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America, the North American division of Japanese conglomerate Sony.
According to Variety, Sean Watson, managing director of Sony Music Entertainment Africa (SMEA) said “In developing Sho Madjozi, Epic, headed by chairman/CEO Sylvia Rhone, will collaborate with Sony Music Entertainment Africa (SMEA). “We’re working at a special company at a special time and we couldn’t be prouder than we are of our local star Sho and our big sister Sylvia for partnering to make this happen,”.
Added Rhone: “African artists are enjoying an unprecedented level of visibility in music and Sho Madjozi is beautifully waving the flag for South Africa. She’s bold, brilliant and remarkably talented and her music embodies all that is special about her homeland. We’re honored to have her as the newest member of the Epic family.”
In a Tweet by Sho Madjozi she wrote with excitement,”You’re looking at the newest signee at Epic Records US!! Iyah“
Check her tweet below:
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