Rapper M.anifest will represent Africa at the 2017 Midem Artist Accelerator (MAA), an international career booster for emerging musical talent.
The 2017 Ghana Music Awards Best Rapper earned the nod through fiercely contested balloting: Panel selection and public voting.
M. Dot will perform on the Midem by Night main stage set up on the beach of the Majestic Palace and will benefit from a 360-degree development programme during the trade show.
The third edition of the global music industry event will take place in Cannes, France from June 6 to 9, 2017.
Wyclef Jean, and Latin Latin superstar Daddy Yankee who are ambassadors for this year’s edition will set out their vision of musical success and share their expertise with the finalists.
The Midem Artist Accelerator is an exclusive programme for artists and their entourages. It is designed to support managers, agents, labels and publishers as they look to grow their artists’ profiles globally, as an opportunity to promote 11 International talents selected by an Artistic Committee.
The Midem Artist Accelerator 360 programme features a range of curated networking opportunities, as well as learning and coaching sessions with leaders of the international music industry.