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Why Gen Z Trusts Podcast More Than Any Other Media

Gen Z and Podcasts: A Love Affair Built On Trust

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In the digital age, Generation Z (Gen Z) has found a new love: podcasts. A recent survey reveals that an impressive 83% of Gen...
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Spotify Announces Free Audiobooks for Premium Subscribers

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Spotify has unveiled its new strategy for its audiobook service, marking a significant development in the company's efforts to expand its offerings. At an...

Spotify’s AI Powered DJ Feature Finally Hits Kenya

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Spotify has finally expanded its AI powered DJ feature to Kenya. Kenya was among the 50 countries where the new feature was set to release...

Spotify Boosts Ghana’s Emerging Artists with Multi-Year Investment

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Music service Spotify, which has been available in Kenya since 2021 has announced a donation to Vibrate Space, a non-profit organization helping young Ghanaian...

For Good Solidarity Among Tech Companies, Spotify Will Also Fire Some Employees Too

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Tech companies are not done firing people if the current wave of news is anything to go by. According to a report by Bloomberg, music...

Spotify Now Allows You to Reminisce About Songs That Defined A Specific Moment in Time

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Spotify has unveiled an interactive feature that allows users to create a musical time capsule of the songs they are currently listening to, which...

Spotify Talks Africa is a New Online Video Series That Rounds Up Music Industry Stakeholders

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Spotify has launched Spotify Talks Africa, a video series that brings the continent’s music industry stakeholders together in conversation.  Spotify Talks Africa is a forum...
The Messy Inbetween Podcast

Kenya Podcasters Set to Benefit from Spotify’s KES 12 Million Investment in Africa

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Over its launch across Africa, music streaming platform Spotify has demonstrated its commitment to growing the careers of African creators through on- and off-platform...

Spotify Testing New Interface for Its Now Playing Feature

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Spotify is rearranging its app in a new interface redesign. The streaming giant is testing a new interface for its Now Playing interface. In...

Spotify To Begin Testing Audiobooks

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The CFO of Spotify, Paul Vogel has announced that the music streaming giant will start testing and trialing audiobooks. The move is aimed at...

Oppo partners with Spotify for customized Music Experiences

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OPPO has announced a new partnership with the popular audio streaming platform Spotify to deliver a customized music experience. The company seeks to create...

Spotify to Have a Unique Listening Experience on OPPO Phones with ColorOS 13

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Not all phones have a customizable music experience, especially for big platforms like Spotify. The music streaming app has announced a partnership with Chinese...

Kenyan Podcasts Worth Listening To This Month

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Podcasts are quickly gaining ground both locally and internationally. Streaming platforms are making exclusive deals with popular podcasters. Podcasts are here to stay are they are...
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You’ll Be Paying More for Deezer Starting Next Month

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Deezer wants you to dig deeper in your pockets to continue to enjoy using the streaming platform. Deezer is notifying subscribers in their free tier...
Joe Rogan Experience Podcast

Joe Rogan Threatens to Quit His Spotify Podcast Deal

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Joe Rogan is threatening to quit his Spotify-exclusive podcast deal with the streaming giant for his Joe Rogan Experience. Both Joe Rogan and Spotify have...
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Spotify Adds TikTok-Style Vertical Scrolling To Its Podcasts Feed

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TikTok and its algorithmic feed is so hot right now and every app wants to copy its features. The latest app is Spotify which...
Spotify Wrapped 2021

How To Nuke Your Spotify Account

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There are many music streaming services out there. Mdundo, for instance, just added 20 million new customers in the last quarter of 2021, having...
Apple Music

Apple Music Quietly Reduces Free Trial Period

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The ongoing Spotify drama has made some artists and users switch from the giant streaming platform to its rivals including Apple Music. Apple Music usually...
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Spotify Records More Than 3.6 Million Podcasts and 406 Million Monthly Active Users

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Music streaming service has released its Q4 2021 Financial Results. Amid the current Joe Rogan controversy, for which the company has defended its stand...
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Spotify Rivals Barely Grow Despite Joe Rogan Controversy

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It's been a PR disaster for Spotify these past couple of weeks thanks to the Joe Rogan Experience podcast. The JRE has been the...
Spotify Your Daily Podcasts

Spotify to Add Content Advisories to Podcast Episodes That Discuss COVID-19

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Spotify has in the past few days come under intense criticism regarding how they handled misinformation shared on the Joe Rogan Experience(JRE) podcast. This...
Spotify Playlists

Spotify Still King in the Music Streaming Industry

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At the end of Q2 2021, there were 523.9 million total music streaming subscribers and Spotify literally takes a third of this pie with...

YouTube Is The Best Platform To Consume Podcasts

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I listen to a lot of podcasts. I watch a lot of YouTube videos. So when my favourite YouTubers started hosting podcasts on the...
Spotify Wrapped 2021

Spotify Wrapped Story Format Was Created by an Intern. She Never Got Credit for It.

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Early this week, Spotify Wrapped 2021 started being shared on social media. Wrapped is Spotify's personalized analysis of your listening habits on the streaming...
Spotify Your Daily Podcasts

Spotify Ad Platform Ad Studio Arrives in Kenya, Starts at KES 27K

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Ad Studio, Spotify’s self-serve ad platform has arrived in Kenya, as well as Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Jamaica. The move seeks to avail the...

Spotify Lyrics Go Live for All Users in the World, Including Kenya

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Spotify has been available in Kenya for nearly a year now. The development followed years of an uproar because users in Kenya and other...

How To Stream Music in Kenya, Including on Spotify and Apple Music

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There are a lot of music streaming services out there and even though most of them look similar from one to the next, there...
Spotify Playlists

Sauti Sol Are the Only Local Singers in Spotify’s Kenya Top Ten Most Streamed Artists

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Back in the day, it was very hard for Kenyans to access the world’s leading music streaming service, Spotify. The platform was mostly available...
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Facebook Ventures Into Podcasts, Begins Working On Its Own In-app Player

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Facebook is going on all in on audio right as Clubhouse's reign is coming down. Just last week, the tech giant announced new products...
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Facebook Begins Rolling Out Spotify Mini-player for Podcast and Music Streaming

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Last week, Facebook announced new products and features with a focus on audio. One of the products which the giant social network partnered up...
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Clubhouse Reign Is Declining as Rival Social Apps Catch Up

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In April of last year, the invitation-only audio chat app Clubhouse launched. COVID-19 pandemic had hit the world and most people were stuck at...
Spotify Playlists

These Are the Two Most Streamed Artists on Spotify in Kenya

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Early this year, podcast and music streaming giant Spotify became officially available in Kenya. More than 70 million songs, 2.2 million podcast titles, and over...
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Spotify Senior Product Manager on The Rollout of Streaming Service to Africa

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Spotify launched in Kenya this week and it is something we have been waiting for a long time. The music streaming service is loved...
Spotify Playlists

Here are the Spotify Premium Pricing Plans in Kenya

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Spotify announced that they will launch their Spotify Premium and Free services in Kenya and other markets soon and now they have quietly rolled...
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Two Ways Spotify May Charge For Premium Streaming Plans in Kenya

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Spotify yesterday announced that they will launch in 80+ markets across the world in a few days and that includes Kenya. That is great...

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