Archive | July 16, 2013

UK-Ghanaian Yaaba Funk Featured on CNN

Folowing their enthralling performance at the Africa Oye Festival in Liverpool, Ghanaian-British band Yaaba Funk got featured on the CNN programme, Inside Africa. Watch the video below showing Yaaba Funk leader Richmond Yessie describe to Atika Shubert of CNN how music from home helped him adjust to life in the UK.

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RUMOUR: Wizkid Was Expelled From School For Theft

Wizkid has been embroilled in a money scam saga. In this incident, it is alleged concert organisers paid Nigerian star Wizkid and his EME boss Banky W 500000 Naira for him to appear at a University of Lagos (UNILAG) show, which they say he never showed up for in the end. There has been arrest […]

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Nneka to Headline The Africa Centre’s Summer Festival

Covent Garden, August 3-4, 2013 LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–July 15, 2013–The Africa Centre is incredibly excited to announce that the headline act at next month’s Summer Festival will be the international star and neo-soul singer, Nneka. Nneka first came to prominence in 2004 when she appeared as a warm-up act for reggae star, Sean Paul, at his […]

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