Beat Makers Market Celebrates 5th Anniversary
Beat Makers Market, a South African collaborative network and developmental platform for music producers, beat-makers, artists, and music gear brands, is on the cusp of celebrating its momentous 5th anniversary.
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This event will be bringingr the entire music ecosystem, including partners, collaborators, stakeholders, and industry enthusiasts all under one roof.
The Beat Makers Market is set to take place at the Good Luck Bar in Ferreiras Dorp, Johannesburg, on October 21, 2023, starting at 11:00 AM.
Platinum Certified Beat Maker, Tweezy, will take the stage to Break Down His Hits Since 2014 catalogue, offering insights into his multi-platinum tracks created in collaboration with industry giants such as Casper Nyovest, Nasty C, AKA, A Reece, Riky Rick, Emtee, Fifi Cooper, Stogie T, and Rouge.
Experience a captivating Round Table Discussion at the Beat Makers Market featuring two prominent producers in the music industry. Makwa Beats, renowned for his collaborations with artists like Kwesta, AKA, and Kid X, will share insights from his remarkable career. Joining him is Lunatik Beats, the mastermind behind the chart-topping hit ‘Cara Cara’ for KO, and a collaborator with talents like A-Reece, Sjava, and Emtee.
Attendees can also participate in the Echo System Panel Discussion featuring representatives from SAMRO, SAMPRA, and CAPASSO, delves into the intricate world of the music rights echo system. Aimed at assisting music composers, the discussion covers critical aspects such as fair compensation, safeguarding creative works, and expanding career opportunities. With a particular emphasis on Publishing Deals and managing multiple composer rights (including Performance, Mechanical, and Needle Time), this workshop offers composers invaluable insights.
Icon Award Presentation to Joe Nina: Recognized as the “Father of Afro Pop,” the Icon Award for 2023 will be presented to the illustrious Mr. Makhosini Henry Xaba, be7er known by his stage name, Joe Nina. Celebrated as one of South Africa’s Kwaito pioneers, Joe Nina’s influence extends to Afro-soul music. His musical journey, which began with aliases like T McCool and King Rap in the early 1990s, has led an indelible mark. As part of the iconic duo LA Beat (alongside Mdu Masilela), the groundbreaking track ‘Boss of the Road’ revolutionised South African music with its distinctive township groove.
There are many other festivities to look out for, as the Festival Director Ernest ‘Enzo’ Tema and CEO of Beat Makers Market (Pty) Ltd expresses, “As we celebrate the Beat Makers Market’s remarkable journey and its 5th Year Anniversary, I am thrilled to invite you to an event that promises to be nothing short of extraordinary. Our aim has always been to create a platform that not only showcases the immense talent within the music industry but also fosters collaboration, educationon, and innovation. With an incredible lineup of activities, discussions, and performances, we’re excited to bring together artists, producers, and music enthusiasts to share in this special occasion. Join us on October 21, 2023, as we unite the music ecosystem and embark on a journey of celebration and inspiration.”