In this episode, we discuss Jnr. Brown’s music distribution model and the dynamics around online content distribution in Zimbabwe. We also talk about the theft of content that has been experienced and carried out by online publishers, the opening up of Facebook’s Instant Articles, the Hammer and Tongues data leak and the lack of dreams around STEM in Zimbabwe.
The rap artist’s latest single, Tongogara, from his upcoming album Morning Glory, is being distributed via WhatsApp for $1 with fans paying for the track via mobile money. So far it has earned the artist over US$5,000 in less than a week.