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Beat Makers Market Celebrates 5th Anniversary with Spectacular Program

Author: JT Comms
Date: 12 Oct 2023

Johannesburg, South Africa - Beat Makers Market, a 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. This extraordinary event promises to bring together the entire music ecosystem, including partners, collaborators, stakeholders, and industry enthusiasts, all under one roof.

Mark your calendars for this exceptional networking affair, set to take place at the Good Luck Bar in Ferreiras Dorp, Johannesburg, on October 21, 2023, starting at 11:00 AM. The event is meticulously designed to foster prosperous business partnerships within the dynamic music sector.

Beat Makers Market has curated a program that embodies the excellence for which the South African music industry is renowned. Attendees can anticipate an unforgettable experience, complete with a diverse range of activities and invaluable insights that cater to artists, music producers, and music enthusiasts alike.

Attendees of the Beat Makers Market's 5th Year Anniversary event are in for a special treat as they delve into the world of Hip Hop's biggest hits. Platinum Certified Beat Maker, Tweezy, will take the stage to Break Down His Hits Since 2014 catalog, offering unique 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. It's a rare opportunity to uncover the creative process behind some of South Africa's chart-topping hip-hop anthems.

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. Led by some of hip-hop's most influential figures, this exclusive music producer roundtable series provides a unique perspective, delving into the development of genres like Skhanda and Mzokonko, and offering an intimate look into their personal music journeys. It's a rare opportunity for the audience to gain a deeper understanding of the music production process from industry luminaries

Attendees also can participate in the Echo System Panel Discussion: This enlightening panel discussion, featuring representatives from SAMRO, SAMPRA, and CAPASSO, delves into the intricate world of the music rights eco 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, better 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 left an indelible mark. As part of the iconic duo LA Beat (alongside Mdu Masilela), the groundbreaking track 'Boss of the Road' revolutionized South African music with its distinctive township groove.

Other Highlights of the Anniversary Program Include:

Exciting Beat Auctions: Discover and bid on high-quality music production tracks, a unique opportunity for both creators and buyers.

Interactive Product Demonstrations: Experience firsthand the latest music production tools and technologies in action.

Adrenaline-Pumping Beat Battles: Witness the intense competition as beat makers go head-to-head to showcase their skills, judged by industry experts.

Electrifying Live Performances: Enjoy captivating live performances by acclaimed artists, including Melo B Jones, Solid The Gifted, and Al The 3rd.

Film Scoring Masterclass - Unlocking the Art of Cinematic Music

For over five years, Beat Makers Market has been the go-to platform for aspiring composers of music, film, TV, and visual media. In a daring exploration of the cinematic realm, the event proudly presents a Film Scoring Masterclass led by Samukelo Mahlalela. In this hands-on workshop, Samukelo Mahlalela will guide participants through the intricate art of scoring music for film, revealing the secrets behind crafting the perfect soundscapes for dramatic intros, seamlessly integrating drum and string sequences with precise time signatures and tempos.

"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, education, 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." says Festival Director Ernest ‘Enzo’ Tema and CEO of Beat Makers Market (Pty) Ltd

Tickets R100 at Web Tickets: https://www.webtickets.co.za/v2/event.aspx?itemid=1535130978

For media enquiries, interview requests, media accreditation and high res photos please contact: media@jtcomms.co.za or (011) 788 7632

Issued by JT Communication Solutions on Behalf of Beat Makers Market - www.beatmakersmarket.com

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