On Sunday, August16, 2020, Vocal Zoom debuted the first episode of its live virtual music show featuring African vocalists.
The show, powered by Smithworks Media was designed to celebrate the radiance of African vocals as guests resident in Africa, North America and Europe dialed in to participate in the debut episode of the highly entertaining show.
While speaking on the show as a guest, Dewunmi Vokalz, a Nigerian singer, nutritionist and language instructor based in Novosibirsk, Russia, acknowledged that the Nigerian music industry is making Nigerians across the world proud of the quality of the sounds being created regularly.
He claims that there is still room for change as he encouraged singers to keep the bar high. “People here love to sing and dance to Nigerian songs; and when they ask me to show them some of our dance moves and lyrics, I feel proud as an African,” he added.
The show featured interesting segments such as the lifestyle gists of African celebrities, freestyle sessions, tips for vocal improvement, discussions around music business among other interest-sustaining elements.
It paraded highly talented vocalists like Nigeria’s Jamiegold and Deji Sanusi, USA’S Kenny; and one of Russia’s most sought-after singer – Dewunmi Vokalz who all graced the show with their individual creative delights.
Sauti Sol from Kenya, South Africa’s The Joy Music Acapella crew, Zimbabwe’s Nobuntu Music, Ivory Coast’s Heaven Singers Acapella group and Uganda’s Harmonics are some of the African Vocal powerhouses listed to feature in subsequent episodes of the series.
Vocal Zoom aims to create an appreciation outlet for African voices by hosting African descent vocalists across various genres including Afrobeat, gospel music, R&B, Afrojazz, Afropop, reggae, Juju, Fuji, Afro soul among others.