Archive | April 3, 2013

‘Shades of Africa Festival’ Kicks Off at UMD

The Shades of Africa Music Festival kicked off at the University of Minnesota-Duluth Tuesday night in the Weber Music Hall. Singing was Chantal Lavigne, alongside pianist Dr. Jeanne Doty, who recently retired as Associate Professor of Music at UMD. The Shades of Africa Music Festival celebrates the diversity of composers and performers of African Decent […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Vee Da I – Unchained Minds

Young and lyrical, Vee Da I is at it again. The budding and innovative South African artist is showcasing his latest musical effort with a very confronting musical video. Unchained Minds, the song of the video, is a modern day conscious song which talks about mental freedom and brings across forward thinking rhymes. Like rappers […]

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MTV Looks Into Boosting The African Music Market

MTV Base is set to launch the inaugural MTV Africa All Stars, a pan-African music and youth empowerment campaign saluting the star quality and widespread appeal of contemporary African musicians. MTV Base is set to launch the inaugural MTV Africa All Stars, a pan-African music and youth empowerment campaign saluting the star quality and widespread […]

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