Highly Revered Music Industry Professional, Candice Pillay, To Attend #MEX19
South Africa is home to one of the most exciting, diverse and powerful music industries in the world; characterised by unique sounds, people and culture. This industry, as exciting as it is, has its fair share of problems but in the same breath houses and promotes innovation and disruption. Now with all of this, education is integral in ensuring that everything progresses accordingly and that there is growth in the space.
The Music Exchange, a Cape Town based event, is an entertainment economy-focused conference designed to offer valuable insights, platforms and ideas crafted to help the industry to advance. Delivering value from different touch points of the global music economy and 2019 sees the ninth conference happen at the Radisson Red Hotel at the V & A Waterfront. This year, the gathering invites highly revered and respected South Africa music industry, Candice Pillay, a phenomenal individual who defied conventions and has achieved greatly in the international music community. Born and raised in the second largest city in the Kwa-Zulu Natal province, Pietermaritzburg, Candice Pillay is a respected name in the world’s biggest music market, America. She has worked with some of the biggest names in the music space such as Kendrick Lamar, Eminem, Snoop Dogg, Anderson .Paak, Schoolboy Q, Calvin Harris, Dr. Dre and many more heavy-hitters.
Having started in South Africa with humble beginnings, Candice Pillay is now a revered and seminal singer-songwriter whose innovative nature and genius has contributed immensely to modern music. “Securing the calibre of Candice Pillay is a coupe for MEX19, and the greater South African music community,” MEX19 convener, Martin Myers celebrates. “We are truly excited and humbled to
have her share her journey and impart invaluable, real-life learnings with all MEX19 attendees.”
The ninth edition of Music Exchange is a three day conference which starts on the 13th of September and ends on the 15th of September. It is to be host to some of the greatest and most respected minds in the global music economy and a great platform for local participators of the music industry to take advantage of to learn, network and grow.
Find out more about the Music Exchange here.