By Benjamin Njoku
Multiple awards-winning South African artiste, Casper Nyovest and American rap sensation,O.T. Genasis have arrived Nigeria for the launch concert of Cloud 9 Music platform which holds today, Friday, November 27.
Speaking yesterday at a media parley, Casper said he is pleased to be in Nigeria for the launch of Cloud 9.“This is my third time in Nigeria and this is also my biggest show in Nigeria so far. I look forward to performing to the hip crowd that would be at the launch of Cloud 9 tomorrow.
I also look forward to performing alongside Nigeria’s biggest music stars like Ice Prince, Reminisce and Olamide,” he said.
Incidentally, Casper, who won two awards (BEST ARTIST IN AFRICAN HIP HOP and BEST MALE ARTIST IN SOUTHERN AFRICA) at the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, which held Sunday, November 16, at the Eko Hotels and Suites, says he appreciatesespecially Olamide’s artistry and street savvy because they bear a lot of semblance to his ownGhanaian hip hop and hip-life duo, R2Bees and California, American-born rapper, O.T Genasis, who came into international prominence with the chart-topping song, Coco, would line up alongside Nigeria’s Olamide, Ice Prince, Eva, Seyi Shay, DJ Casie, DJ Spinall, Jesse Jagz, Victoria Kimani, Reminisce, and Nosa among others.
Tola Odunsi, Content Aggregator for Cloud 9 said, fun lovers will be in for a treat, as various local and international artistes will be performing at the official launch event of the music platform. He described Cloud 9 as an integrated mobile music platform which offers music lovers the best of Nigerian and international music, as well as a host of other features that enhance their music experience.
“This platform offers unique end-to-end experiential music performances from iconic musicians and upcoming breakthrough artists, thus giving individuals and businesses the cloud experience,” he said.
On the mechanics of the platform, international booking agent, Hakeem Condotti saidaccessing the platform is very easy. “All you need is to have a data-enabled mobile device, and that’s it. It is available via WAP and Web, as well as mobile apps. The app can also be downloaded from the Google Play and Windows App Stores,” he said.
Cloud 9 is a subscriber-based platform, but you will need to subscribe to the music platformto download content to your device. A free 10MB data bundle is automatically allocated to users who subscribe.