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VIDEO ALERT: Eddy Kenzo Ft. Patoranking – Royal

Eddy Kenzo is having the time of his life and flying high with his musical career. He really deserves the rewards that are coming his way because he has been working so hard with his musical swag and melodious songs. There are so many songs to select from his hitlist and they all project various […]

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FORTUNATE SON: Davido’s Upbringing Was Almost Impossibly Blessed

Now, he’s leveraging his resources to model the future of African pop. Once, while on a Greyhound layover in Birmingham, Alabama, David Adedeji Adeleke, the Nigerian pop star now better known as Davido, spotted a familiar face on the CD rack of a bus station rest stop. Packed between sections for Top 40 and oldies […]

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Award Winning Afro-soul Singer, Myra Maimoh Releases Thought-Provoking Video of Her Single, “A No Go Tire”

According to Myra Maimoh team “‘A No Go Tire’ is a ‘call to find our way back to Jesus!’”  and it is “Centered around the quest for love as well as life’s painful and messy journey that ultimately takes us back home to where we are loved with flaws and all.” The song headlines Myra […]

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RetRAW Saturdays: Mahlathini & Mahotella Queens – Kazet

The past is full some really timeless gems as far as African music is concerned. Mahlatini & Mahotella Queens’ “Kazet” is such a number. It has that authentic Afro-jazz sound that will make you visualise the beauty of the African continent even from thousand of miles away and also feel like pounding the floor and […]

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Nigeria’s P-Square Pop Group ‘Sack’ Elder Brother Manager

Two years after they were rumoured to have broken up, Nigerian pop duo, P’square are back in the news again as one-half of the singing duo, Peter Okoye yesterday moved against their management company owned by their elder brother, Jude Okoye. In a series of tweets, Peter who has been on a business trip in […]

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Morgan Heritage Beats Rocky Dawuni To Grammy Award

Ghanaian musician, Rocky Dawuni lost on his bid to become the first Ghanaian and African to win the Best Reggae Album at the 2016 Grammy Awards. The ‘African Thriller’ performer lost out to band Morgan Heritage. Jah Cure, Barrington Levy and Luciano were also vying for the same award. Dawuni was nominated for his album […]

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Malawi Prison Band ‘Over The Moon’ Despite Grammy Loss

Benin’s Angélique Kidjo won the award in the category which the Malawi Prison Band was nominated. Blantyre – The Malawian prison band nominated for a Grammy was proud of its achievements despite missing out on winning the award, the country’s head of jails said Tuesday. “Although we had high expectations, we are not disappointed,” Little […]

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TRENDING: From Hawking Bread On The Streets, Olajumoke Has Become A Model Overnight

Miracles do happen; yes, they do – such as the story of Olajumoke Orisaguna, a mother of two children who relocated from Osun state to Lagos because of hardship. A hair stylist, Jumoke began hawking bread when she got to Lagos; and that was what she was doing on the day she was “led” to the studio of […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Stella Mwangi – Identify Yourself

Having an identity crisis? Well, you listen to the wise words of Stella Mwangi aka STL, the Kenyan-Norwegian songstress turned rapper. She nicely dropped some bars on a lovely reggae beat, showcasing her versatility on her latest song, “Identify Yourself”. Stella has been around for a while and has even participated in the Eurovision singing […]

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AUDIO ALERT: Fuse ODG Ft. Shatta Wale – Laugh Out Loud

Fuse ODG is thanking his God and laughing out loud in his haters’ faces with this song. Unambiguously titled “Laugh Out Loud” aka #LOL, Fuse’s latest offering will most definitely rock 2015, like some of his other songs have rocked past years and continue to make noise all around radio and in clubs. The unsurprisingly […]

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Idris Elba Just Made History At The 2016 SAG Awards: Here’s Why

Idris Elba should not only be celebrating his double-win at the 2016 SAG Awards, but he must also raise a glass to the fact that he just made history! Not only is he the very first male to take home two SAG trophies in one night, but he is also the first black person to […]

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Gad Elmaleh: Oh My Gad

Gad Elmaleh is the most famous comedian you’ve never heard of. The Moroccan-born Frenchman has recently stepped away from a very successful career as one of France’s foremost stand-ups to start anew in the United States — performing in a language that he is still learning. Elmaleh recently mentioned on the radio (he’s on something […]

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