Mvelani.com: Listen, share  Malawian music online free

A new website has been launced to listen, share old and new Malawi music online free and is called Mvelani.com founded by London-based Dumisani Kapanga.mverani

Kapanga told Nyasa Times that the exciting free music streaming platform is available online and mobile allowing convinience of use.

“Our goal is to be the biggest platform for Southern African music. Our entry point is Malawian music and we seek to expand to Zambian and Zimbabwean music within the year,” Kapanga said.

“With our platform our users will also be able to share their music with other people. This is possible by creating an account or logging into our website using your exciting Facebook credentials.

“In the my account section of our website, a user is able to upload music. This music will be reviewed for quality purposes and once approved will be live on our mobile and web based platforms,” he explained.

Kapanga said site is designing an iPhone and android app which will allow users to listen to music on the go.

“Our platforms is the first of its kind in Malawi to be able to provide a wide range of streamable music for free while allowing users to easily share their music collection with other music lovers,” Kapanga told Nyasa Times.

He said Mvelani.com is  in  discussion with copyright authorities in Malawi to agree royalty fees for songs played through its platforms and obtain the appropriate copyright licences.

“We are also in a process of initiating conversations with copyright authorities in Zambia and Zimbabwe to establish the same which will allow us expand our music offering as and when those discussion are complete.

“We are excited to provide artists available on our site a diversified source of revenue for their work via the copyright authorities considering the downward trend of CD and Cassette sales in the countries we seek to operate. These artists will also be able to reach a wider market by having their music on our platform by capturing the diaspora community.”

Kapanga said it is not his  first time to get involved in a tech related business, saying when he was in his first year ofUniversity of Strathclyde in Scotland (2005)  he did also create the first Malawian music download website then called malawianmp3.com.

“This website was discarded after I couldn’t cope with the demand of running a popular website then and the pressure of full time study,” he said.

Kapanga now work for one of the biggest investment bank in the world in London having completed his under and post graduate studies in Finance.

 

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29 thoughts on “Mvelani.com: Listen, share  Malawian music online free”

  1. big nigga says:

    yu must also establish free recording studios just for free so that music should be free as well,,,,,,okay?

  2. big nigga says:

    put your music only 4 free

  3. sayin it like it is says:

    lets make money from other peoples talent yey you

  4. Timothy phiri says:

    Am failling to download songs on pulikizgani.com

  5. Muziganiza says:

    Kaya mwina

  6. Kanyimbi says:

    will this not result in the musicians failing to get revenue? Because according to my understanding , the website is free and people are able to share the music free of charge.

  7. Well done. coz innovations changes future

  8. my right to speak! says:

    It is not there!

  9. Sicker says:

    Keep it coming… at least we now have 2 of the kind.. http://www.urbanmalawi.com since 2011 n now mvelani.com 🙂 tiyeni nazoni guyz…

  10. tamzee says:

    That’s my home boy! Way to go Dumi……

  11. tsotsi says:

    Is the site live? Am getting an error: don’t have permissions to view the site

  12. Mase says:

    Nice move,,,,timvere zimenezi

  13. Wailing Soul says:

    The first to be there should be Gas Machine Head. Please, we can’t find it on you tube, there is only one song but these folks had plenty of music. Please anyone?

  14. Baba Mwakilongera says:

    That’s great! We are proud of you that may be we can be on the map because zikakhala za mpira ndiye zatikanika. Inu ndiye mukuyesetsa osati anyani awa omangoganizira za ma demonstration m’malo moti atukule dziko lawo stupid!!! Zautsiru basi!

  15. Grace says:

    The word should be Mverani not Mvelani

  16. hfty says:

    Go go go koma full time website ndi full time job at London investment bank? Kapena ndinu aja mumazunza amayi akwanu, osawathandizako kutsuka mbale ndikulera ana pakhomo. but good luck

    1. apao says:

      Kateletole osatolayo sapita kwao, dzikalimani inu,cmnt yanu Yolanda point nkose

  17. king'a says:

    Good developnment, bola osasiyila panjila mphwanga

  18. Uche says:

    Thats gret.but how can somebody share music

  19. Chikhomo says:

    Masiku otsiliza nzeru zizachuluka

  20. Tawonga Nadi says:

    Please provide the link to try the site. Otherwise typing Mvelani.com comes with Forbiden

  21. lex Milner says:

    Massive.

  22. Thanx,am one of de muzik lovers. keep it up!

  23. Antchona says:

    Kwavuta kumalawi. Tipange spotify yathu basi. Zabwino izi

  24. kawawa says:

    Way to go, we will use this site so much. Well done.

  25. technocrat says:

    2015 full of creativity, thats the way to go, Malawi at its best now, congrats Dumisani,,,tivere zimenezi

  26. o says:

    Go all the way. It is your time and you only live once. All the best.

  27. Peter Muthanyula says:

    Way to go young Malawians! Innovation will put the country on the map, not dependency on Madonna. Well done young man Kapanga

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