With Mamour M Mbenga
Gambian singer T. Smallz has said that his recent tour of Sweden, Austria, Holland and Denmark in August this year was part of efforts to promote his music across the globe.
Talking to journalists recently, he said while in Sweden he worked with artists such as Kapten Red, a Swedish Reggae artist and producer, on a couple of tracks and signed a deal with him for all his songs to be on iTunes, for international audience.He revealed that Kapten Red has a digital distribution platform to promote big artists around world.
“I also team up with promoters that booked me. I have my first show in Goteborg and the second in Stockholm and Gambians turned out in large numbers to attend,” he said.
According to him, he visited Austria and worked with Ras Askia, an Austria-based Gambian singer and producer, and recorded nine songs and also had a show in Vienna.
In Denmark, he performed in a reggae festival with big artists like Anthony B, Chronix Popcan.
“We did a street video in Holland for more networking and promotion of my music,” said Tsmallz.
The Gambian singer said he held concerts in diiferent places in European and recorded songs in some studios where he met with different international producers and artists who he even had collaborations with him.
He said he has learnt a lot from the tour which is really going to help him in his music career.
“This is a stepping stone for me,” concluded Tsmallz.