Archive | August 14, 2013

Why Kenya is Rapidly Becoming the Dancehall Capital of Africa

Dancehall heads will concur that over the last few years the people of Kenya has been steadily embracing dancehall music and culture. The sound from Jamaica is being promoted in Kenya at such a rapid rate that the country is now being called the Dancehall capital of Africa. This title and the ever swelling number […]

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Audio: Dbanj – Raise Your Glasses (Hennessy Artistry 2013 Theme Song)

Here is another another potential international hit from superstar African artist D’Banj. It’s a new single called Raise Your Glasses and it’s a party anthem with an Afrobeats/Urban feel to it. The production of the tune was reportedly orchestrated by beverage powerhouse Hennessy, for the GOOD Music artist via it’s entertainment arm Hennessy Artistry. […]

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Kimberley Walsh Visits Uganda Charity Project

British singer Kimberley Walsh has travelled to Uganda to meet a victim of domestic violence whose life was turned around following a charity project by the star. The former Girls Aloud singer raised money for Comic Relief in 2009 by trekking up Mount Kilimanjaro, and she has headed back to Africa to see how the […]

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Thirty Minutes with Oliver Mtukudzi

On July 23rd, the legendary Oliver Mtukudzi and his group The Black Spirits were my invited guests on Music Time in Africa. They’re on tour promoting Sarawoga, Oliver’s 61st album to date. I met the whole band as it rolled into the VOA headquarters parking lot. But Oliver entered the building alone, just he and […]

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