South African rap star Sho Madjozi joins esteemed Epic Records (USA) roster

Sho Madjozi joins an esteemed roster of American superstars such as Travis Scott, DJ Khaled, Sade and Future at Epic Records and becomes the only South African to be signed to the North American label.

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The ‘John Cena’ hitmaker announced the news on social media on Tuesday as captured in the Twitter message below:

About the new deal, Chairman and CEO Sylvia Rhone was quoted by Variety as saying: “African artists are enjoying an unprecedented level of visibility in music and Sho Madjozi is beautifully waving the flag for South Africa. She’s bold, brilliant and remarkably talented and her music embodies all that is special about her homeland.  We’re honored to have her as the newest member of the Epic family.”

In further helping expand the global footprint of the 2018 BET award winning songstress, Epic Records will work closely with the label’s sister company, the Johannesburg-based Sony Music Entertainment Africa, led by managing director Sean Watson.

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Tankiso Komane
A Journalism graduate from the Tshwane University of Technology, Tankiso Komane has a vast experience in print & broadcast media business and has worked for some of the country’s biggest daily newspapers, including The Sowetan, The Citizen, The Times, and The New Age. Through her varied work as a journalist, notably as a copywriter for SABC1 (On-Air promotions) and as a publicist for Onyx Communications, she has developed an in-depth understanding of the nature of the media business and how to use it for the purpose of exposure. Her expertise in journalism across various disciplines, coupled with a good reputation, has laid the foundation of a new kind "trust in Journalism" as the media ecosystem continues to digitally evolve.

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