Following 2 years of research MyMusic.com.ng officially launched today Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at an invite-only demonstration held at the Oriental Hotel in Lagos. The startup which was found by Damola Taiwo, Dolapo Taiwo and Tola Ogunsola introduced The Beat 99.9FM presenter Olisa Adibuaas a new partner.
MyMusic is an online distribution service for Nigerian music created to serve the average Nigerian by providing an “easy, practical and affordable” download service. Co-founder of the service Dolapo Taiwo said, the music distribution service was conceived out of the need to provide a solution to music piracy in the Nigerian music industry.
The platform comes in three versions: web, mobile and SMS. On each platform, singles are cost at N50 and internationally at 50 cents while albums are cost at N150 and internationally at $5.
The creators have put in place unique pages for every artist on their platform which will include their profile and discography for better user experience.
The music discovery and distribution platform has been described by CNN as “Nigerian iTunes” In attendance was CEO X3M Music Steve Babaeko, Asa Asika, Tee Billz, as well as Nigerian artistes including Don Jazzy, Kcee, Harrysong, Koffi and Ajebutter 22.