Platinum selling Artist & Producer, Zakhele Madida (Zakes Bantwini) has been appointed to the role of ‘Executive Head of A&R’ for Sony Music Africa.
Zakes will assume the role immediately, working creatively to develop and release new content from Sony Music Africa’s domestic artist roster under the banner of a newly developed (soon to be announced) label imprint.
‘We strongly believe that with us, Zakes will play a major role in further evolving & growing the South African music industry’, says Sean Watson (Sony Music Africa CEO).
‘I’m excited to work with Sony Music’s artist roster’ says Zakes, ‘as well as sign & develop new artist careers that matter to our country, continent and the world’.
Zakes Bantwini & Sony Music Africa, have jointly released his recent ‘Upfront With Zakes Bantwini’ live project and a new studio multiple award nominated album ‘ ‘The Fake Book and Real Book: My Music Bible’.