Move over Nollywood Love! TruAfrica is the King of African You Tube Channels.
If you are an African You Tube buff, you should have noticed a You Tube Channel, LiberiaMusicTV. Their videos often have hundreds of thousands of views and sometimes, millions of views and they are often consistent with their uploads.
However, that’s not what stood out to me when I bumped into them a while ago as there are quite a few other popular African channels on You Tube. What stood out to me is that they are monetizing.
When you remember that they garner the sort of views as in the screenshot below, it’s obvious that they are smiling to the bank.
I have no idea if they indeed have the rights to monetize their videos. According to them they have partnerships with a couple of record labels including MoHits Records.
The You Tube Channel launched in February 2010 and here are their stats: