Zimbabwean Producer Brian Soko Honored for his work on Lil Wayne’s ‘No Worries’ and Beyoncé ‘Drunk In Love’ at 2014 BMI Awards In Hollywood [Pics Inside]

Zimbabwean music producer Brian Soko known for producing the beat to Beyoncé ‘Drunk In Love’ featuring Jay-Z was honored by the BMI (Broadcast Music Inc.) winning three awards at the BMI 2014 Awards in Hollywood. Music industry luminaries, influencers and power personalities converged at the Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles on Friday August 22nd for the 2014 BMI R&B/Hip-Hop Awards. The annual event celebrated the songwriters, producers and publishers of the most-performed R&B/hip-hop songs of the previous year. The awards recognized producers and songwriters of Billboard No. 1 singles on the charts from the past year. Soko and his production partners of ‘The Order Production Company’ Rasool Diaz and Andre Proctor won under three categories:


Tinashe - Pretend (Prod. By Brian Soko)

After announcing the release date of her debut album, Aquarius, last week, Tinashe returns with her new single, "Pretend," featuring A$AP Rocky and produced by Brian Soko of The Order. “Pretend” tells the tale of things gone awry in a relationship. “Can we pretend that everything is like yesterday?” she sings early on, later adding, “Let’s pretend you never lied/ So I can give it up all night.” Rocky then adds a verse to the Soko/ The Order produced track to close things out. If you haven't already, listen to the audio below and get very excited for Tinashe's debut album starting now. Aquarius is slated to drop on October 7.


Tawanda ‘Thai’ Mujaji (@ThawandaThai) has been appointed an A&R position at Anashe Media Group

Anashe Media Group, an Africa focused management, marketing and production firm has appointed Tawanda‘ Thai’Mujaji as Head of Artist & Repertoire (A&R) for South Africa. Anashe Media Group co-founder and multi-platinum producer Brian Soko shared, “This is an exciting development for Anashe, Thai was instrumental in my April visit to South Africa as he helped execute our productions with top SA artists including Cassper Nyovest, Chad Da Don, Locnville, Anathii and MaEzee – Thai understands the content creation process but more importantly he gets the business aspect of the industry”.


Synik Featuring Karizma - Don't U Get It

While fans patiently wait for official announcement of a new album, Synik decides to release the Karizma assisted "Don't U Get It". The Harare native rapper, aggressively takes on the the beat consisting of lyrical raps and proves he is in the game to play. Take a listen to the track below, and head over to itunes for purchase.


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