ZiKi – The African Music Project announces Launch of New Website
07/12/2011

ZiKi – The African Music Project has announced the launch of its new website which offers song lyrics, translations and downloads of African music on a per-track basis.

Online PR News – 12-July-2011 – – ZiKi – The African Music Project has announced the launch of its new website which offers song lyrics, translations and downloads of African music on a per-track basis.

Many African music lovers have been visiting the site which demonstrates the breadth of musical tastes served by ZiKi, and offers the first complete solution for the digital music age. “Having this many hits in less than a week was totally unexpected. And from all countries around the world”, said Makokha Opiyo, founder of ZiKi. “ZiKi has shown African music fans, artists and the music industry as a whole that there really is a successful and easy way of legally distributing African music over the internet.”

ZiKi has announced that over the next few weeks the site will be adding a variety of new artist biographies, music catalogs, albums, videos, MP3 download links, lyrics and translations. Music lovers can expect to find popular African musicians such as Ali Farka Toure, Youssou N’Dour and Yvonne Chaka Chaka, as well as song lyrics and translations of mega hits such as Amr Diab's “Nour El Ain”, Habib Koité & Bamada’s “Kanawa” and Ismaël Lô’s “Nafanta”.

ZiKi features a wide variety of songs from major African music stars and enables fans to quickly find, purchase and download the music they want from Amazon. ZiKi enables users to listen to samples of songs as well as watch videos on Macintosh, PC or mobile phone device.

Music lovers can easily find the hits they love and discover gems they had never heard before by listening to free high quality previews of any song on Amazon, then purchase and download their favorite songs in pristine digital quality with a single click. Users are able to explore music in an entirely new way by easily searching the entire site collection to instantly locate any song by title, artist, album, lyrics, translation, genre or country of origin.

Music fans are also be able to find the latest news on the what’s going on in the African music industry courtesy of a real-time feed from AllAfrica.com, view photos of artists, see which posts are popular with other users and receive regular updates on featured artists - this month’s featured artist being the late Congolese crooner Franco of the TPOK Jazz fame. Users can also share favorite posts with friends via Facebook, Twitter and many other social media platforms.

“Our internal measure of success was to have ZiKi receive traffic from a handful of dedicated African music lovers in the first month” adds Makokha Opiyo. “But to be able to achieve this in one week is over the top success! ZiKi has definitely got it right with the site.”

About ZiKi:
ZiKi – The African Music Project is committed to bringing the very best of African music to music lovers around the world.

For more information about ZiKi – The African Music Project, visit:

http://zikiafricanmusicproject.blogspot.com/

Or contact us at:
zikiafricanmusic@gmail.com

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