Archive | April, 2011

Metamore Talks About The “Concrete Safari”

Malawi born, Birmingham raised artist Metamore went on a reflective mode with his recently released single “Concrete Safari”. He made use of his newly found melodious form to deliver a grievous chorus drawing parallels between the rough streets of Birmingham and the wild Kalahari desert of southern Africa. He also compares life on the streets […]

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A Royal Wedding Weekend Date With Mr Incredible

Many say he is the best Nigerian rapper at the moment and not many argue against that assessment. Mr Incredble, aka MI, will be performing live in the UK at London’s prestigious Indigo2, in promotion of his sophomore album MI2 on 28 April and tickets are still on sale. MI wil be accompanied by none […]

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Miss Black UK Auditions Have Begun

The much raved about Miss Black Africa UK beauty pageant, kicked off in full swing in London on the 2nd of April 2011. A host of belles battled it out to make the cut for the next stage. The founder (Dele Onabowu), explained that they were looking for a girl beautiful both inside and out. […]

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The Parlotones Complete Successful World Tour

Multi platinum record selling South Africa rock band, The Parlotones, have completed an 8 week tour of most of the world’s major towns and cities. This was also the first time the group was touring as a headlining act in the USA. In the USA, the group performed before sell out crowds in cities such […]

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Tribute To Da Grin – DJ Don X Mix

If we do not commemorate our heroes, no one will. Diasporaw would like to join many who were remembering and celebrating the life of late Nigerian rapper, Da Grin, who died in a car crash, on 22 April 2010. We would like to share DJ Don X’s tribute mix with you as we remember the […]

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Nas And Damian Marley, “Nah Mean” Video

In our eyes, these guys are honourary Africans and history needs to remember them as the two heroes who tried to bring Africa and African music to the limelight. Nas and Damian Marley have been touring for more than a year and performing at capacity crowd venues, promoting an album, “Distant Relatives” full of Afro-hiphop-dancehall-reggae […]

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Check Out Tunde Ednut’s “My Kinda Song”

When Tunde Ednut released the song “My Kinda Song” some six or so months ago, many pundits thought it was just another one of the young Nigerian comedian’s jocular gimmicks but alas, it was him seriously venturing into a different territory altogether. The UK based artist has carried on to make a visual for the […]

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Joris Jungle Thinks Ghanaians Are Warm

USA based, Ghana born recording artist Joris Jungly recently expressed how warm, he thinks music lovers are in Ghana, especially when it comes to their taste and preference. The hip hop artist made this known to all when he spoke about the response his new single, “Hey Now” received in the capital some weeks back. […]

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Zimbabwean Born Artist “Repping” for Boro

A rap artist has shown his support for Middlesbrough’s bid for city status with a specially composed hip hop track. ‘Flava’, aka Jasper Dausoni, is a law student at Teesside University and lives in Middlesbrough. Flava was walking in Middlesbrough town centre a few weeks ago when he saw the flags advertising Middlesbrough’s bid for […]

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Future African Star: Miss Akua B

She is young, beautiful, talented and proud to be African. Her name is Miss Akua B, she is from Ghana, but lives in England. Her voice is just what anyone would want to be listening to on their favourite radio station. Akua B’s covers of major African and other hit songs have been getting some […]

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JJC’s ft Zim All Stars – We Are Africans Remix, is Here

Today is the day that Zimbabwe got it’s independence from the UK, some 3 decades ago. It is also the day that was chosen by Nigerian/UK artist JJC, to drop the video for the Zimbabwean remix version of his hit song “We Are Africans”. There is no doubt that this remix will revamp the 2010 […]

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Nenna Yvonne’s Go Around Makes Billboard Charts

Nenna Yvonne’s single “Go Around” has been listed on number 8 on the weekly Top 100 Urban and Top 100 Pop, New Releases for Billboard in the first week of official release to radio. The New York based Nigeria born dance music star also got featured in Billboard Magazine, right next to Lady Gaga. Nenna […]

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