Apr 15, 2010, 11:24 AM
popular Russia music aggregator Music Services Centre has signed a contract
with the Honorary Consul Lamin Manga, in Moscow, Tuesday, evening to give
Gambian artistes exposure to the Russian market.
Music Services Centre was principally dealing with Russian content and through this new development will open up a chapter for African artistes to have their songs bought digitally through their platform.
Honorary Consul Manga said: “It is an excellent platform and opportunity for many Gambian artistes from the golden era to the new catalogues to have our content exposed to this huge market.
“Gambians can also download local content from the platform from anywhere in the world, so artistes can start to enjoy the fruits of their labour.”
Natalia Khomchenko, the Director General of the group, said she is pleased about the starting of this relationship.
“We believe that there is a lot of new potential in African music in the Russian market and, of course, worldwide markets. Thanks to digital technologies and the development of social networks, people are open to discover new and different music.
“We are excited to be with Mr Manga to open up an African chapter into the Russian market, just like Peter, the first opened up Europe to Russia. We look forward to a strong and long-term partnership through this endeavour. Artistes in The Gambia will be invited to sign up to the platform shortly.”