Archive | January 11, 2011

Nenna Yvonne Signed to Interscope for Six Figures

She is on our “12 African Artists to Look out For in 2011” list and has proven that she deserves to be, less than a fortnight after the new year begun. On 10 January, Nenna was signed by Interscope records for a whopping US$120000. The artists could not hide her excitment when she posted the […]

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Senegal: Superstar Akon Gets Diplomatic Status

by Kemo Cham, AfricaNews reporter in Dakar, Senegal Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade has a highly compelling ally in music superstar Akon in his unrelenting effort in pursuing another term as president, amid sustained bitterness against his bid. With a level of popularity that rivals even that of the president himself, especially among the youth, Akon […]

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