Sean "Diddy” Combs’ REVOLT TV announced a content partnership with What’s Good Network and What’s Good Studios.
The partnership heralds in a new half-hour unscripted series called What’s Good Africa, which explores all aspects of hip-hop culture in Africa, from emerging artists to fashion and sports.
"Hip Hop is a global culture that truly transcends borders," said Jonathyn Pankratz, VP of Programming at REVOLT. "We're very excited to partner with What's Good Networks and What's Good Studios to spotlight the vibrant Hip Hop scene in Africa, which is full of the young, innovative artists, influencers, and entrepreneurs REVOLT has been championing since our launch."
A ten-episode series, What’s Good Africa will be hosted by Remmy Majala and Nick Ndeda, two popular media personalities hailing from East Africa.
What's Good Studios is East Africa's award-winning content studio, headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya since 2013. It's known for producing popular TV series, podcasts, docuseries, and commercials for international audiences.
Its sister company, What's Good Networks, is located in Los Angeles, California, and collaborates with Africa's leading content creators to produce dynamic and compelling stories for multicultural audiences.
"As day one fans of REVOLT TV, we're delighted to be partnering with them to launch What's Good Africa, celebrating Africa's powerhouse creative talent and sharing their stories with the world," said Tilo Ponder, CEO and co-founder of What's Good Networks and What's Good Studios. "This proves yet again that Hip Hop is truly a global phenomenon by connecting diverse cultures and young audiences everywhere."
The announcement comes on the heels of REVOLT's recent focus on programming across its platforms to be a catalyst and voice for social justice, including the network's launch of REVOLT Black News with Eboni K. Williams, host and executive producer.
REVOLT is also available internationally in the Bahamas, Cayman Islands, Jamaica, Barbados, Nevis, Anguilla, Monserrat, Bermuda, Aruba, St. Maarten's, Trinidad and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
What's Good Africa is slated to debut on REVOLT Wednesday, August 12th, 2020 at 9:30 pm EST.