Songwriters’ Masterclass With Grammy-Winning Expert

The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) is calling on professional and aspiring songwriters in Anglophone West Africa to register for the third edition of The Cookout Africa – a free masterclass with Grammy Award-winning musician Vincent Berry II, which will take place via Zoom on 18 May.

Cookout Africa is a live songwriting experience where participants will get the opportunity to learn and exchange, create a song in real time, contributing lyrics to locally created beats through a collaborative process. This time registration is open to participants from Anglophone West Africa (the Gambia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria and Sierra Leone).

There will also be calls for northern Africa and central Africa.The facilitator, Vincent Berry II, has worked with big names like Beyoncé, J Cole, Akon, Sean Paul, Shaggy, Ari Lennox, Babyface, Brandy and Chris Brown. The Anglophone West Africa session will begin at 6pm CAT. There are limited slots available, if you are interested please make sure to register here.

You are more than welcome to forward this opportunity to anyone you think needs it.

Cookout Africa 2021 masterclass dates:

May – Anglophone Western Africa.

June – Francophone Eastern, Central and Western Africa.

July – Northern Africa


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