We have covered Spinlet, the Mobile music distribution platform here. While many people remain sceptical of their model of generating profit and sustaining the business the way they are doing it. There does not seem to be any stopping the Spinlet train.
The Spinlet train just moved. They are releasing the debut all-star album from EME exclusively on Spinlet TODAY with some awesome perks.
I see them as a moving train,going on despite the odds. They launched the Spinlet app with the just released Samsung Galaxy Pocket. They also added some pecks with that release. With this new launch and the pecks they are adding [the full album of the EME’s All-Start Album to the first 75,000 Spinlet users] are they going to finally get more people to look their way? Do they have more than 75,000 users yet? See the full press release below.
San Francisco, CA – June 18, 2012 — The debut all-star album from EME will be released exclusively on Spinlet on June 18th. In support of this superstar soaked album, Spinlet will give away 75,000 copies to Spinlet subscribers. The album titled ‘Empire Mates State of Mind,’ features appearances by somethe hottest artists and tracks to come out of Nigeria this year.
Putting together the 22 track album took almost an entire year, gathering hits from EME artists such as Banky W, Wizkid, Skales, Niyola, Shaydee, DJ Exclusive, The album also features friends of EME such as XO Senavoe from Ghana, Rotimi from the US, and skits by comedian Basketmouth. ‘Empire Mates State of Mind’ was produced by Banky W and some of Nigeria’s best production talents, Masterkraft, Legendary Beats, Spellz, Sarz, Shizzy and Kid Konnect.
The album will be released online exclusively on Spinlet on Monday June 18.
“Spinlet is proud to be the exclusive online provider of EME’s all-star album, given the Significance of the album. The album showcases the amount of and the high level of talent we have in Nigeria. The release of this album on Spinlet is also a landmark event as we hope to change the way music is released and sold in Nigeria, and across Africa.
We are dedicated to working with independent Artists and labels in Africa monetize their works and accurately track sales of their works in Africa. The release of the Album also coincides with a shift in Spinlet’s Model. In addition to being the preferred source of local and international music for Africa, Spinlet is also seeking to become the number #1 source where people outside Africa go to discover African music” – Eric Idiahi, Spinlet Chairman
Banky W who supervised the production of the album, said, ‘We’re very proud of the EME Album. We took our time to put together a fantastic blend of our talents as a collective, while also showcasing what each artist is able to do individually. It felt like the right time to drop this record; each artist is bringing his/her A-game, and the production quality is out of this world.
There’s something for everybody, songs to dance to, songs to listen to, songs that make you think. We’re very excited about being able to share this with our fans worldwide on Spinlet and we hope that we’ve been able to live up to and/or surpass their expectations of us. Our work is done. All that remains is for y’all to sit back, relax and press play…”
The album is available, exclusively via Spinlet from Monday June 18, on Spinlet, Nigeria’s premiere digital distribution platform. Download Spinlet now at: spinlet.com. The first 75,0000 users to download ‘Empire Mates States of Mind’ will get the entire 22 track album for free.