YouTube Announces The Africans Awardees For Their #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund

YouTube Announces The Africans Awardees For Their #YouTubeBlack Voices Fund


Last year, YouTube announced their first class of 133 creators and artists from around the world for their #YouTubeBlack Voices. It included musicians, beauty entrepreneurs, comedians, activists, poets, personal trainers and more.

Building on that momentum today, they have introduced to the 26 #YouTubeBlack Voices creator grantees from Africa in 2022, which include everything from bakers, vloggers, animators, business owners to film-makers and more.




Adaeze


Nigeria


Adaeze Jideonwo is a wife, mom of three girls and a content creator.

In 2015, she resigned from her banking job to be a stay-home mom/housewife, and for a while, she longed for an avenue to show the world what she's passionate about. She started her Adaeze's Space in 2019


Angel Lately


Kenya




Angel Lately is Wendy Angel Nangayo is a female creator, who speaks about all of the things she finds beautiful ? whether that is writing, food, places, people or experiences.

Cheyenne


Kenya




Cheyenne Muvunyi is a content creator and entrepreneur of Kenyan and Rwandan origin. She's been self-employed since graduating university and also runs her YouTube channel, cheymuv.

The Critics Company


Nigeria




The Critics Company is an award-winning multimedia company with the aim of creating magical experiences through the art of filmmaking. Founded in 2015 by a group of teenagers, Critics Company desires to make a difference in the Nigerian movie-scene. This led the company to make its own sci-fi films with smartphones and basic DIY equipment.


Defining


South Africa


Creators Dennis Ngango, Bongani Baloyi and Nomathamsanqa Plaatjie are on a mission to unleash the potential of Africa?s youth through compelling, creative and impactful storytelling. They produce high-quality videos that ignite conversation and showcase the many ways in which Millennial and Gen Z Africans seek meaning, identify, connection, love, truth, freedom and purpose.


Fisayo Fosudo


Nigeria


Fisayo Fosudo's channel has weekly videos on tech and finance for Africa and the world. Fisayo is a visual storyteller, finance and technology video producer with nearly 200,000 subscribers.


Hungani and Stephanie Ndlovu

South Africa



The Ndlovu?s Uncut has 280K+ subscribers. Hungani is a trained actor, dancer and DJ while; Stephanie is also an actress, presenter, casting director and social linguist. This talented duo founded their own production company, The Ndlovu?s Uncut Productions. Viewers love the authenticity of their conversations intertwined with fresh, fun and encouraging content.


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