(Tues, 19 December 2017) Universal Music Africa partner with Jacquel Entertainment Group to empower local artist development, ownership and production. The deal was signed earlier this week between Sipho Dlamini (Universal Music Africa) and Tresor (Jacquel Entertainment Group) at the Universal Music offices in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Releases for 2018, under the partnership umbrella, include Batundi and Bonj. Watch this space!
Sipho Dlamini (Managing Director – South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa for Universal Music Africa) had this to say about the deal, “Always excited about empowering and developing the new pool of A&R and Music Business Executives. Tresor has spent time investing in other artists and developing a team of very talented writers and producers. It is our responsibility as Universal to support people that take an initiative like this. We are excited about the forthcoming releases from Jacquel Entertainment Group and cannot wait for the world to hear their music.”
About Jacquel Entertainment Group:
Jacquel Entertainment Group is a revolutionary and forward thinking record label ,Talent Management and full on entertainment company encompassing all the aspects of the entertainment industry. Ranging from artist and producer management, songwriting, music production, recording, live events organizing, clothing line, publishing, branding and much more. Founded in 2010 by multi award winning singer ,songwriter and producer TRESOR ,our core vision is to identify, develop special talent from Africa and help make their great music and brand available to the world. Jacquel Entertainment Group has signed an international partnership with Universal Music Group to take exciting African music to the world.