This partnership signifies the spirit of a renewed positive relationship; the winning team brought you AKA’s LEVELS album, which is now certified double platinum, with singles All Eyes On Me, Congratulateand Run Jozi reaching platinum sales on streaming alone.
“I am proud to announce my new partnership with SONY Music Africa and Vth Season. This is a long-term global deal that will take my music to new heights for many albums to come! Cheers to the future!” shares AKA.
This renewed partnership will see Vth Season and AKA create and market AKA’s music and brand across the continent and the world. Vth Season will also exclusively handle all of AKA bookings and touring outside of South Africa. Sony Music Africa will continue to license AKA’s music globally and will support exclusive AKA event properties to be announced in 2019.
“There’s never been a stronger combination than Vth Season and AKA, and we are happy to be a part of it once more. We all know that AKA is a great musician and we are excited to bring that to the world,” shares Raphael Benza of Vth Season.
“We are very excited to have Kiernan Forbes back in the family. There is no doubt that AKA is one of the best and brightest that South Africa has ever produced, and we believe that, in partnership with ourselves, we have the ability to export the AKA brand, as well as many other talented artists that we have on our books, to the world. Here’s to many exciting things to come! Welcome back to the family, Kiernan Forbes!” expresses Refiloe Ramogase, General Manager of Sound African Recordings, a Division of Sony Music Entertainment Africa.
The country can expect some exciting news to be shared soon about new developments with AKA’s music that will expand his brand further into other territories.
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