TANZANIAN superstar and Next Level Music CEO, Raymond Shaaban Mwakyusa, known professionally as Rayvanny, has surpassed 100 million streams on Boomplay.
Rayvanny who is also a member of East Africa's Music Powerhouse, WCB Wasafi, became the first artist in Tanzania to amass 100 million streams on the major continental music streaming platform, Boomplay.
With this milestone, Rayvanny joins other artists such as Burna Boy, Olamide and Fireboy DML among others in the Boomplay’s Golden Club.
On Boomplay, Rayvanny is the most followed Tanzanian artist having more than 150K followers on the platform while his Flowers II EP is the most streamed EP from a Tanzanian artist with over 27.9 million streams so far.
His 2021 album named Sound From Africa currently with over 22.5million streams is the fourth most-streamed Tanzanian album of all time after Mbosso's Definition Of Love, Ali Kiba's Only One King, and Harmonize's Sophomore album named High School.
Natasha Stambuli, General Manager for Boomplay in Tanzania said “Rayvanny is a very talented artist and for him to become the first artist in East Africa to hit 100 million streams on our platform, is something that we are very proud of.
Boomplay is unwavering in its commitment to supporting African artistes, helping them to reach and unlock their potentials. We are happy for what Rayvanny has been able to achieve and my hope is that this will inspire other artists to do the same.” Boomplay currently has over 70 million monthly active users (MAU) with a catalogue of over 75 million songs.
The service is available globally on mobile through the Google Play Store for Android.