South African TV presenter and radio persona, Luthando Shosha – aka LootLove – is taking on as new host of Africa Now Radio on Apple Music 1, starting Sunday, June 13.
Africa Now Radio, Apple Music radio’s first international African music radio present, lately celebrated its one-year anniversary.
Over the previous yr, the present has featured unique interviews with Davido, Nasty C, Tiwa Savage, Rayvanny and plenty of of the most important and brightest artists spanning the African continent, debuted over 250 new releases, and launched Apple Music subscribers around the globe to over 50 of Africa’s hottest new artists, from Omah Lay to Tems.
Based on the Africa Now playlist, Africa Now Radio with LootLove will proceed to showcase the newest African sounds, be it Amapiano, Afrobeat, Highlife, Alte, House, Hip-Hop, Bongo Flava or Kuduro.
“I’m past elated to host Africa Now Radio’’, stated LootLove. ‘’This is an enormous second for the common language that’s music. A second that continues to shine a light-weight on our continent, my dwelling nation – South Africa – and on all of the magical expertise we’ve got.
I’m wanting ahead to seeing extra, experiencing extra and studying extra by way of the wonder of Africa’s music. From the Cape to Cairo and to the remainder of the world’’.
On her debut episode, LootLove can be joined by the legendary, Angélique Kidjo, who will speak about her upcoming album “Mother Nature” out on June 18, 2021.
LootLove may even highlight The Big 5 – the 5 hottest new African tracks of the second – and the following technology of African superstars featured in Apple Music’s artist program and companion playlist Africa Rising.
In the new Loot Loves function, LootLove will choose and play one monitor she loves from her favourite Apple Music African playlists.
Africa Now Radio with LootLove airs weekly on Sundays, starting June 13 at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC on Apple Music 1 at apple.co/_AfricaNow
More about LootLove
Luthando Shosha aka ‘’LootLove’’ as she is affectionately recognized as, is a TV presenter, radio host, mom of twin women and a method maven.
In 2012, LootLove entered the world of leisure after profitable the SABC 1 Live Amp presenter search. In 2013, she continued to host Live Amp but additionally bagged a new presenting gig and hosted Skyroom Live, a stay music present showcasing completely different genres of music. In 2014, LootLove hosted a youth sport present on SABC 1- Okay’Shubile.
In 2016, LootLove returned to her radio roots and joined Adil on Wide Awake on Weekend breakfast on Metro FM. While co-hosting with Adil on radio, in addition they co-hosted The Urban Music Xperience on SABC 1. LootLove bagged one other radio present – Absolute Hip-Hop – alongside DJ Speedsta which went on to win ‘’Best Hip-Hop Radio Show’’ on the 2019 Hip-Hop awards.
2017 LootLove reigned supreme. She hosted The Come-Up on MTV, was chosen as the red-carpet host on the MTV EMA’s in London, turned a model ambassador for Revlon and collaborated with Footworx to carry a spread of footwear to life. LootLove completed the yr robust in 2017, when she was awarded the ‘’Innovative Style’’ award on the 2017 Style Awards.
In 2020, LootLove went on to affix The WKNDR as a co-host on the weekend breakfast present alongside MoG on Metro FM. LootLove bid Metro FM farewell in March 2021. LootLove has made her return to TV lately by becoming a member of the SABC 3 household as a host on Trending SA 2021. In June 2021, LootLove took over as new host of Africa Now Radio on international radio Apple Music 1.
About Africa Now Radio with LootLove
New kinds of African in style music fuse conventional and modern sensibilities, morphing into hybridized sonic fragments that join Joburg to Nairobi by way of Lagos and Accra.
On this Apple Music present, South African tv presenter and radio persona, LootLove presents the newest African sounds of their lush entirety, be it Amapiano, Afrobeat, Highlife, Alte, House, Hip-Hop, Afro Bongo or Kuduro. Expect solely the newest and biggest sounds from throughout the continent and replace your library by including something that vibrates in lockstep together with your beat.
About Apple Music
Apple loves music. With iPod and iTunes, Apple revolutionized the music expertise by placing a thousand songs in your pocket. Today, Apple Music takes this to the final word with over 75 million songs, 1000’s of playlists and every day picks from the world’s greatest music consultants, together with all of the artists and hosts broadcasting every day throughout its Apple Music 1, Apple Music Hits, and Apple Music Country international stay streams.
Since 2015, Apple Music has welcomed tens of hundreds of thousands of subscribers in 167 nations and areas. Streaming seamlessly to iPhone, iPad, iPod, Apple Watch, Apple TV, Mac, HomePod, and CarPlay, Apple Music is probably the most full music expertise on the planet.
Apple Music can be out there on in style sensible TVs, sensible audio system, Android and Windows gadgets and extra – as nicely as on-line at music.apple.com.
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