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Thursday, 21 July 2016

INDUSTRY NEWS: ZakEmo sign with Warner Music SA

Warner Music South Africa is proud to present, ZakEmo – signed to Warner Music globally, via independent label WisdomEntertainment. Warner Music is set to release the new-on-the-block House producer’s anticipated debut album, ‘Dance Affairs’ on 5 August 2016. “I have watched my peers succeed in the industry, but it was not till now, that I really prepare and look forward to seeing what comes in the future," says  ZakEmo. ZakEmo was introduced to the SA music listening public, when he finished in the Top 3 on SABC 1’s Music Reality show ‘1s &2s’. He is the leading member of a collective of four young producers, known as the EmoBoys. Having remixed and produced tracks for a variety of established artists, DJs and the new and happening hip hop sensation D.O.G (the latter being made available on the datafilehost, from which it has been downloaded 56 000 times) - he now expands his repertoire and horizons with 14 track set, including the street track ‘Dance Affairs’ and the hit  1st single ‘Ingane Zabantu’. He produces, DJs and plays live drums – and he will be combining these talents around the country in various performance formats through winter 2016, in support of ‘Dance Affairs’. The album features collaborations with some of the freshest new names on the South African House scene – vocalists Poncho M, D.O.G, Linkeng and Vic Sambo and co-producer, Ex Plosive, to name a few. “As humble as he is incredibly talented, we are delighted to be working with ZakEmo.  ‘Dance Affairs’ is the start of something really special”, says Tracy Fraser, MD of Warner Music South Africa.

Check out the video for ‘Dance Affairs’ here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bHUVzrJEphQ

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