Following its recent launch, Buddie Beatz, has become Zimbabwe’s own rendition of digital music streaming service Spotify, giving users an extensive choice of local and African music whilst promoting and uplifting local content.
Buddie Beatz music app, features various genres of local and African music. So far top local artists such as Janet Manyowa, Gary Tight, Minister Mahendere, Jah Prayzah, ExQ, Killer T, Amai Charamba,Sebastian Magacha ,Andy Muridzo, Sulumani, Patience Masiyambiri, Lipsy, Roque, Guspy Warrior and Seh Calaz have already added their music to the app.
According to Econet’s Chief Operating Officer Fayaz King, Econet is proud to be championing the protection of local music from piracy.
“We have ensured that artists are fully protected and rewarded for their work as we harness our digital capabilities to deliver a personalized music and entertainment experience to our customers right where they are, as and when they choose to experience it,” said Mr King, adding at the time that Econet was intending on nurturing and promoting local talent by working with music content providers “to create magic” for their music fans and for Econet customers
The music app also represents an important win-win partnership model between Econet – a provider of telecom services and digital platforms – and artists, which ensures Econet helps promote the artists’ work to its customers, at the same time protecting it from piracy, while the artists offer value-adding music ‘content’ to Econet’s customers.
The Buddie Beatz music app can be downloaded from Google Play Store on Android devices.
Econet has been calling on artists “who are serious about building their profile and extending the reach of their music” to get in touch via WhatsApp number 0786025045, or send email an email to firstname.lastname@example.org in order for their music to be added to the Buddie Beatz app.
Through Buddie beats, Econet customers can download and play music from their favourite artists from their phones anytime, anywhere.