South African TV presenter and radio personality, Luthando Shosha – aka LootLove – is taking over as new host of Africa Now Radio on Apple Music 1, beginning Sunday, June 13.
“I am beyond elated to host Africa Now Radio’’, said LootLove. ‘’This is a big moment for the universal language that is music. A moment that continues to shine a light on our continent, my home country – South Africa – and on all the magical talent we have. I am looking forward to seeing more, experiencing more and learning more through the beauty of Africa’s music. From the Cape to Cairo and to the rest of the world’’.
On her debut episode, LootLove will be joined by the legendary, Angélique Kidjo, who will talk about her upcoming album “Mother Nature” out on June 18, 2021. LootLove will also spotlight The Big 5 – the 5 hottest new African tracks of the moment – and the next generation of African superstars featured in Apple Music’s artist program and companion playlist Africa Rising. In the new Loot Loves feature, LootLove will select and play one track she loves from her favorite Apple Music African playlists.
Africa Now Radio with LootLove airs weekly on Sundays, beginning June 13 at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC on Apple Music 1 at apple.co/_AfricaNow
More about LootLove
New forms of African popular music fuse traditional and contemporary sensibilities, morphing into hybridized sonic fragments that connect Joburg to Nairobi via Lagos and Accra. On this Apple Music show, South African television presenter and radio personality, LootLove presents the latest African sounds in their lush entirety, be it Amapiano, Afrobeat, Highlife, Alte, House, Hip-Hop, Afro Bongo or Kuduro. Expect only the latest and greatest sounds from across the continent and update your library by adding anything that vibrates in lockstep with your beat.