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Apple Music Launches Beats 1 ‘Africa Now’ Playlist Show

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Happening concurrently with Apple Music’s expansion on the African Continent and other parts of the world, the music streaming service has launched a flagship African show dubbed: Beats 1 Africa Now Playlist Show to be hosted by Ebro Darden featuring music from Africa’s biggest music stars.

Apple Music on Tuesday announced its biggest expansion in a decade. Expanding its music streaming services to 52 new countries, including 25 of which are in Africa. The launch of the new show is a move to tailor content more tailored to African users.

According to a press release from Apple Music, the show will feature Africa’s biggest superstars from across the continent as well as key artists from the new African markets on the episode.

The show launched on Tuesday, April 21, at 1pm PT. The broadcast was repeated at 2am PT the following day.

Stream Africa Now on Apple Music or listen live.

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