The largest legal distributor of Nigerian music iROKING has announced that it has reached 100,000 subscribers in its first seven months
Launched in December 2011, the free music streaming service claims to already have a catalogue of more than 200 recording artists and 35,000 tracks.
iROKING CEO Michael Ugwu said, “iROKING came onto the scene to improve the channels for Nigerian artists to reach their fans, generating additional revenue for them and therefore helping to fuel the musical ecosystem.
“This is a revolutionary approach to streaming Nigerian music, hopefully one that will grow,” Ugwu added.
The free music streaming service is the only African music platform that is available globally, as well as via mobile applications on devices including iOS, Android, Windows and Symbian (Nokia) mobile handsets.
iROKING is part of iROKO Partners, Africa’s largest legal online sources of Nigerian film and music entertainment and YouTube’s largest African partner.