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Triller celebrates Africa Month with creativity challenge

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Join the #ILoveAfricaBecause challenge on Triller and share your unique African story

TUE 01 JUNE, 2021-theGBJournal- To celebrate Africa Month, AI-powered music video app and talent discovery platform, Triller, is calling on users to create and upload videos tagged #ILoveAfricaBecause to showcase everything they love about the beautiful continent, from its richly diverse cultures to its delicious cuisines, distinctive music and amazing people.

“Show the world who you are and what you love about Africa,” urges Joel Houenou, Triller’s Africa Strategic Partnership Director.“Show us what’s close to your heart about the vibrant street and dance scenes in your part of the world, about the art that catches your eye, about your home city, about your best getaway spot, or about some of the natural beauty in your country.”  

On why the Africa Month celebration and the #ILoveAfricaBecause challenge is dear to the company, Houenou noted: “Triller revels in and celebrates diversity and creativity. There’s so much talent in Africa and it is really a privilege to be able to provide a platform for our homegrown talent to showcase their creative ability and unique story to a global audience.”  

Houenou disclosed that participating Triller artists and influencers in the #ILoveAfricaBecause challenge include singers superboycheque and faveszn (Nigeria),  kidimusic (Ghana), hiroooficiel (Congo), and innamodja (Mali).

Also, Triller content creators from both Anglophone and francophone countries have joined the campaign. Among them are olisaadibua2021 and poco_lee (Nigeria), lisaquama (Ghana), FrenchBaloo (France/Cameroon) and Aneekasulaiman (South Africa).

Triller also released an Africa Day music playlist, which celebrates all the delights of African music, from Afrobeat to Drill and Coupé Decalé. The playlist features songs with heartfelt messages about Africa, including both Anglophone and Francophone classics.

Featured artists include stars like Youssou N’Dour, Fela Kuti, Yemi Alade, Angélique Kidjo, Wizkid, Fally Ipupa, Tiwa Savage, Diamond Platnumz, Davido, Gyakie, Serge Beynaud, Blanche Bailly, Sauti Sol, Hiro, Inna Modja, Booba,  Burna Boy, Dadju, Sarkodie,  Stanley Enow, Bebi Philip, 2Baba and Adiouza.

Triller is the globally popular AI-powered social media experience that allows users to create professional-looking videos in a matter of seconds. Pick a song, select the portion of the song you want to use, snap a few takes and with the tap of a button you have a celebrity-quality music video starring you and your friends.

Triller relies solely on organic growth and has more than 300 million downloads, with celebrities like Alicia Keys, Cardi B, Marshmello, RoddyRicch and Eminem regularly using the app to create their own music videos.In Africa, it has been embraced by a host of artists including Burna Boy, Nasty C, Sauti Sol, Khaligraph Jones, Focalistic, MrEazi, FallyIpupa, Sarkodie and DJ Cuppy, plus many more. Triller is owned by TrillerNet.

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