Stonebwoy to speak at Island Music Conference in Jamaica alongside Shaggy, Sean Paul & Wyclef Jean
International afropop artiste Stonbewoy will speak at this year’s Island Music Conference, slated for Kingston, Jamaica from February 21st to 25th, 2024.
The BET award-winner will participate in panel discussions covering various aspects of the music industry, including role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the music industry, the nuances of publicity, branding strategies, artiste management, digital music marketing strategies, effective money management among others, where he will share his wealth of experience and knowledge on the global music industry as professional and executive. Additionally, he will join a talk-debate titled “How to Make the News,” delving into effective strategies for capturing media attention in the digital age.
The multi-award-winning Ghanaian musician will be joining forces with iconic names such as Shaggy, Masicka, Marcia Griffiths, Teejay, Konshens, Sean Paul, Wyclef Jean, R&B singer Mya, filmmaker Jay Will, T&T soca artiste Kes and SVG’s Skinny Fabulous and other prominent executives who represent a wide range of creative industries.
Stonebwoy represents the resounding success of people of Ghanaian and African heritage in the global entertainment industry. He is acclaimed for his profound lyricism and creating a platform that has significantly contributed to the global recognition and appreciation of African music.
Over the years Stonebwoy has has emerged as a key catalyst for bridging the gap between Ghana and the Caribbean through his standout collaborations with leading Jamaican artistes, such as Beenie Man, Shaggy, Sean Paul, Morgan Heritage, Jahmiel, and more. His popular reggae & dancehall and afrobeats concert series, “BHIM FESTIVAL,” held in Ghana, has become a premier platform for Jamaican artists. Recent editions of the festival have featured performances from acclaimed Jamaican artists, most notably Jahmiel, 10Tik, Beenie Man, Busy Signal, and Morgan Heritage.
The annual conference serves as a gathering where global top brass music industry executives and professionals from around the world come together to share experiences and engage in discussions on topics such as commercial success, organic movement, genre-bonding opportunities, building global music bridges and mastering platforms. Chaired by renowned dancehall singer Shaggy, the Island Music Conference (ICM) aims to foster the growth of Caribbean music on a global scale, connecting stakeholders such as artists, songwriters, producers, and musicians with the pulse of the international music industry.