Goodbye MusicCloud… Hello Caketunes

Nigeria’s online music streaming service MusicCloud relaunches as and opens up to other African countries. (formerly MusicCloud), a web based music and beat distribution platform for emerging artistes, DJs and producers across Africa, gives every aspiring artiste a choice to succeed by democratising distribution using technology.

Uploaded online on August 26th 2017 as and also listed on #StartupPortHarcourt 50 Startups to Watch, this startup is set to provide value producers, artists and music lovers at an affordable rate.

Upon sign up, all users of Caketunes are offered a personalized page where their uploaded contents are displayed. Users include visitors who come to discover good, unusual music of a wide variety of genres (you may not find online anywhere else) which are on Caketunes’ “Discover” page.

The relaunch comes with new features, one of which is Beats Core – a market place for beats – giving producers/musician a convenient platform to sell/buy beats at a very affordable rate.

According to Ability Elijah, CEO & CO-Founder, Caketunes gives users the ability to comment, rate or like tracks. This he said would then help in the discovery process for outstanding talents.

Caketunes algorithm help users track related music and beats in terms of similarity, pattern and genre. The new version comes with a clean user interface and design.

You can join in their campaign to help discover the hidden African Music talents using the hashtag #TheMusicInMe.

On the reason for expanding their services to other African countries, the Co-Founder said, “this is due to much request from artists resident in Ghana and Kenya”.

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Akelachi Kejeh

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