- Mi Casa has signed a major deal with Afroforce1 Records
- The group will have the opportunity to break into the international market
- It is a game-changer for the group
South African Afro-House group Mi Casa has bagged a major deal with Afroforce1 Records which is part of the Universal Music Group Africa.
The band of 3 players consists of Joao Da Fonseca, a.k.a. J’Something who is the lead singer/songwriter, Sipho Mphahlaza a.k.a Dr Duda as DJ/producer, and Moshe Kgasoane, a.k.a Mo-T as trumpeter according to ZAlebs.
Briefly.co.za learned that Afroforce1 was created to develop local artists and introduce them to central European markets.
Joe Chialo, Managing Director of Afroforce1 Records, spoke of the merge positively. “Africa is a young and vibrant continent - a creative superpower. With our great team from Afroforce1 and UMG Africa we will find, develop and equally establish artists whom we can offer the possibility of entering a new market in Europe and the rest of the world.
This newly built bridge will also enable artists from Europe to dive deep into the unlimited font of creativity that Africa has to offer. The whole team is really excited to be a part of this adventure.”
The group is excited about the signing and what it means for their future in the music industry.
In other news, Briefly.co.za reported that some of the finest Mzansi musicians have collaborated on a song about hope amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
Rapper K.O, J'Something of Mi Casa fame, award-winning vocalist Msaki and Qwabe Twins (better known as Q-Twins) of Idols SA fame have joined forces to release the track titled Rainbow.
The aim of the tune is to lift the citizens' spirits and build a sense of solidarity amongst them as the country battles the coronavirus outbreak.
It is already a top 15 song in the country on the Radiomonitor SA Top 100 Chart and has already started playing on radio stations across the country.
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