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AML 011: Spinlet CMO Mark Redguard on The Future of Digital Music Distribution & Marketing in Africa


What Does the Future of Digital Music Distribution & Marketing Look Like in Africa?

Mark Redguard, an American Entertainment Lawyer turned Chief Marketing Officer of Spinlet, Africa’s Foremost Digital Music Distribution Company, and Chief Executive Officer of 960 Music Group, discusses the past, present and future of digital music distribution and music marketing in Africa with a focus on Nigeria.

“960 Music Group, headquartered in Lagos, is a Nigerian record company, content owner, and artist management firm focused on providing diverse audio and visual entertainment across Nigeria, Africa and the rest of the World. Current labels under 960 Music are Hypertek Digital (2Face), Aristokrat Records  and Spaghetti Records (Nigeria).”

Prior to Redguard’s move to Africa, he worked with many prominent American artists including Michael Jackson (RIP), Whitney Houston (RIP), Jennifer Lopez, Jazzy Jeff and Will Smith. Redguard also worked with top music record label brands such as Universal, EMI, Sony, Warner & VP Records.

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