Saturday, 18 July 2015

AKA’s album goes gold after 12 months


South African rapper AKA who is currently out of the country is in good spirits after it was reported that his album has just gone gold, AKA’s sophomore album ‘Levels’ has been a ground breaking album and a game changer in that it has made AKA an African superstar. In the last six months, AKA has traveled to perform in other countries at least twice in each month in countries including Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, Germany and he now in the UK.

The album is dubbed by many as a classic, with six successful singles
coming off the album and all of them going to #1 on at least 4 media platforms via radio and TV. AKA is now nominated for the 2015 BET Awards in which he will go to represent South Africa and the hip hop community at the awards to be held in Los Angeles on June 28th.
Let’s take a look at the accomplishments on the album so far:
Bestselling Album on iTunes SA
SAMA 21 Male Artist of the Year
BET Best International Act (Africa) Nominee
Ghana Music Awards – African Artiste of the Year
SAHHA Best Male
SAHHA Most Valuable Artist
The Guardian UK – Most Promising Act 2015
#1 on 5FM Top 40 Charts
#1 on BeatFM (Nigeria) charts
Certified Gold Status selling in excess of 10 000
#1 on 5FM Top40 Charts
Most Gifted Hip Hop Music Video
Nominated Song of the Year at 2015 SAMA
Run Jozi
SAHHA – Best Collaboration ft KO
All Eyes On Me
Certified Gold Status selling in excess of 10 000 copies
2015 MMA Best Collabo Award
2015 MMA – Best Collaboration ft Burna Boy, JR & Da L.E.S
Playlisted on UK radio stations such as BBC 1 Xtra & Capital FM on the A-list spinned at least twice a day
Sim Dope
Music Video debuted exclusively in UK on Redbull
Music video playing in the UK A-list
Play list in UK stations A-list

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