After the success of their smash hit, ‘Paris’, Q- Mark and TpZee are taking their careers to a new level by joining the Sony Music Family and dropping their new single ‘Nguwe’ with fellow labelmate, Afriikan Papi on all digital platforms today. The trio’s new single hits the sweet spot as the perfect fusion of amapiano and house music; and will definitely establish them as household names.
Cloud 9ne Entertainment is a music production label that successfully launched Q-Mark and TpZee onto the music scene through their street- smart marketing and love of dance music. About the signing, Managing Director of Sony Music Entertainment Africa, Sean Watson, says, “This is an exciting moment for us and a special opportunity to team up with the unique creative talent at CLOUD 9NE as they launch their plans to build on the incredible platform set by the success of “Paris”. We’re honoured that CLOUD 9NE chose to make us their partners for the next steps in their music journey.”
When asked how they feel about joining the Sony family, they said: As Cloud 9ne we are excited about the opportunities this partnership will bring. Our goal as cloud 9ne is to grown our brand and we believe that joining Sony will not only allow us to grow our brand even bigger than what it is , but also open up doors we never dreamt would open. We are super excited for Q-mark xTpzee x Afriikan Papi and Tseki M and many other future artist that will be joining the cloud 9ne / Sony family… We pray this partnership can harvest great fruits for everyone concerned and look forward to creating great music together .
Released in January 2021, ‘Paris’ dominated charts sitting at #1 on the top 100 airplay charts, #1 Apple music charts and #1 Spotify music charts and amassing over 9 Million combined streams worldwide; making it one of the biggest Amapiano tracks over the festive season.
‘Nguwe’ will pick up from ‘Paris’ through its lyrics, telling the story of everlasting love and choosing to stay with your chosen one. On the song, the vocalist reassures the woman in his life and compels her to ignore all the naysayers.
Afriikan Papi, Q-mark & TpZee have been performing “Nguwe” preemptively at gigs around the country to test out fan reactions during the “Paris tour” and many have earmarked “Nguwe” as their next big release.