Popular Nigerian singer, Asa has been named Spotify EQUAL Africa Music Programme ambassador of the month.
Following the release of the singer’s latest single ‘Mayana’ which got featured on the cover of Spotify’s EQUAL Africa playlist in December 2021, Asa earned her spot with her talent and ability to pass across a deep message with her lyrics.
Asa will be added to the EQUAL programme’s roster of powerful African women creating waves in music, in keeping with Spotify’s goal of promoting gender equality in the music industry and showcasing significant female singers.
“Through the EQUAL Music Programme, we continue to amplify the work of women creators by offering our resources and creating opportunities for these artists. We’re proud to showcase Asa, who is well known and loved for her boundless ability to create her own world through music, with timeless vocals and themes that capture the emotions of a generation,” – Phiona Okumu, Head of Music for sub-Saharan Africa, Spotify.
When we talk about artists in Nigeria who deliver that soul-touching and chart-topping rhythms, well-accepted globally, Asa is one of them.
She also expressed her excitement, stating how great it is for her to be a part of the programme and to be celebrated.
“I’m honored to be the Spotify EQUAL ambassador of the month. It’s great to be part of something like this, a movement that’s new yet has always been. It’s beautiful when we are celebrated and recognized for contributions to music and art over the years. In the lead-up to the release of my album ‘V’, this is awesome.”