Verbal Vixen in conjunction with Social Media Week London presents ‘The Rise of Afropop: The Genre that Birthed Drake’s 1 Billion Streams’.
For the second year running, former MTV columnist, Verbal Vixen will be hosting a music panel as part of the prestigious Social Media Week London conference. It will take place on Thursday, September 14, 2017 at Relentless No. 5, London (buy tickets HERE). The interactive session will be looking at music’s next big thing – afropop, and is designed to highlight the digital generation of artists, producers and video directors that are reshaping Africa’s image.
- Understanding afropop’s influence on UK music and beyond
- Examples of how video is helping to shape the New African identity
- What UK-based artists can do to take advantage of this new sound
- How labels and platforms tapping into afropop
- What the future holds
Date: Thursday 14 September 2017
Time: 6.45-10PM (Doors open 6.15PM)
Venue: Relentless No. 5, London, WC2H 8LU
£5 Early Bird, £7 Standard