Runtown Singer speaks on the emergence of African music at Harvard University [Photos]

The 'Mad over you' singer in his key note urges international record companies to invest in the structure and growth of African music.

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Runtown speaks on emerging African music at Harvard University

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Nigerian pop star, Runtown is the latest Nigerian and African musician to speak at Harvard University.

During his recently concluded tour in the United States, he was invited as a guest to a special interaction with Harvard African Student Association, at the Harvard University, where he spoke on the emergence of African music and pop culture influence across the world.

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Runtown speaks on emerging African music at Harvard University

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Before the speech,  Runtown received an inspirational shout out from Grammy-nominated super producer Nana Kwabena who has made smash hit joints for stars like Jidenna, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, Janelle Monae, John Legend and more.

Runtown speaks on emerging African music at Harvard University play

Runtown speaks on emerging African music at Harvard University

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Runtown who is one of the leaders of the new African sound emphasized on the need for collaboration between African stars and international pop stars. He also urged international record companies to invest more in the structure and growth of music on the African continent.

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Nana kwabena shouts out Runtown

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Looking at his growing relationship with Nana Kwabena, it won't take anyone by surprise to see Runtown and Nana collaborate on new music.

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