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Tim Westwood Calls Wizkid “One Of The Greatest Artists I Have Ever Seen”

Tim Westwood, is undoubtedly one of the most important disc jockeys and radio personalities in the UK and he’s talking about African music influencing UK rap artists, his perception of Wizkid as a G.O.A.T and the three artists who left a lasting impression on him. For the last three decades, Westwood’s praises have been sung from […]

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How Nigerian Artists Made Their Mark On British Music

The achievements of a new generation of artists have not just helped shape British pop, but given a sense of pride to the diaspora “At school, the African kids used to lie and say they were Jamaican.” Those were the words of Skepta (aka Joseph Junior Adenuga) during a recent profile in the Fader. He […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Jah Prayzah Ft. Diamond Platnumz – Watora Mari

“Watora Mari” is the musical first fruit from Zimbabwe artist Jah Prayzah’s latest project “Mdhara Vachauya”. The towering, slender and handsome maestro launched the album on Friday 12 August and simultaneously released the musical video for the single Watora Mari, featuring the world-acclaimed East African star Diamond Platnumz. Diamond’s appearance did not only give the […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Diamond Platnumz Ft. P-Square – Kidogo

Dancing, Party , Fiesta, Forever!! are the keywords being uttered on Diamond Platnumz’s “Kidogo” song featuring Nigerian duo P-Square. The already energetic Diamond seems to have recruited the boys from the North West to bring more heat to his party tune. The track has also come well in time for summer as the season has […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Tinie Tempah Ft. Wizkid – Wizkid Ventures Into Uncharted Latin American Territory

One could be forgiven for thinking that Wizkid is a dark-skinned/African South American when they hear “Mamacita” by Tinie Tempah featuring the charming young Nigeria singer. The first to do so, as far as we are concerned, Wizzy held the chorus to the song with a flawless Southern American vibe. The Disturbing London artist who was featured […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Major Lazer Ft. Nyla & Fuse ODG – Light It Up (Remix)

Want a taste of Ghana? Then you need to watch the video for “Light It Up (Remix)” by Major Lazer featuring Nyla and Fuse ODG. The song, which is taken off Major Lazer’s extended version of the 2015 album “Peace Is The Mission” has done well in several countries across the world and has even […]

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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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