Sho Madjozi signs to US label Epic Records

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Sho Madjozi
Sho Madjozi
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Sho Madjozi has signed to US label, Epic Records, making her the first South African artist to join the esteemed company's line-up. 

Sylvia Rhone, Chairperson and CEO of Epic Records, said in a statement: "African artists are enjoying an unprecedented level of visibility in music and Sho Madjozi is beautifully waving the flag for South Africa. She's bold, brilliant and remarkably talented and her music embodies all that is special about her homeland. We're honored to have her as the newest member of the Epic family [sic]."

According to the statement, Sony Music Entertainment Africa, Epic's sister label, will work with Sho Madjozi in SA. 

Celebrating the news on social media, Sho wrote: "You're looking at the newest signee at Epic Records US!! Iyah." The post included several pictures of the star. 

Epic Records houses some of the biggest names in music including Camila Cabello, Travis Scott and Mariah Carey.

News of Sho Madjozi signing to Epic comes just days after another SA artist, Moonchild Sanelly, announced that she would be joining international label Transgressive Records.

Compiled by Nikita Coetzee

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