Archive | September, 2013

VIDEO ALERT: Atumpan – CLAP

Are you clapping? If you are not, then you need to. Atumpan is giving everyone the reason to be happy and to clap their hands in joy with his new banger, Clap. The Ghanaian took his Afrobeats/Reggae-Dancehall twist to another level with this song. This time his vibe almost sounds Soca-like. The video though, it’s […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Samuel Eto’o Dances Skelewu With Davido

Ace Cameroonian football striker Samuel Eto’o caught up with Skelewu master Davido, supposedly in London during the artist’s UK. Davido, in the champ’s new team’s (Chelsea) shirt, had to give Eto’o some instructions on how to do the new dance craze. Like every other African footballer, Samuel was not stiff and did his best to […]

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Vieux Farka Touré – review

Queen Elizabeth Hall, London The Malian blues guitarist has emerged from his father’s shadow as a fluent – and electrifying – performer “I’m scared,” announces a remarkably confident-looking Vieux Farka Touré, proving that his growing international success is matched by growing fluency in English. “I don’t know what people want. Do you want to dance […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Fally Ipupa ft. Youssoupha – Kitoko

Now who said David Guetta was the only French speaking man who can make big club hits. Watch, this video for Kitoko by Fally Ipupa and Youssoupha. It’s not like the typical, over-exaggerated party atmospheres you see in Guetta’s (normally Ibiza montages) videos, it’s just a naturally made video of a pumped up song. Fally […]

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Photo Alert: Tiwa Savage Exposes Privates Live Onstage?

This picture of singer Tiwa Sawage surfaced online yesterday and set the blogosphere on fire. It probably caused numerous jaws to drop because Tiwa is known for being reserved, teasing maybe, but not pornographic. We picked the picture from www.informationng.com and had to share with you here. We quote Informationng “A photogragh of Singer, Mavin […]

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Grammy-award nominated African Children’s Choir to visit Chessington

A vibrant and soulful African children’s choir will be performing live in Chessington (Sussex, UK) next month. The Grammy award nominated troupe will sing African songs and gospels as well as hymns for one night only in the borough as part of their UK tour. The group aim to showcase their rich culture to raise […]

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Ghana’s Juliet Ibrahim Finally Breaks Into Hollywood, on African Time?

Well, the actress is not yet in Hollywood but her journey to Hollywood is yet to be accomplished. Ghanaian actress Juliet Ibrahim is upping her game as she stars in an American production. Titled ‘African time’, the movie features Hollywood acts, Syr Law of Tyler Perry’s ‘Diary of a Mad Black Woman’ and Tasia Grant […]

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More & More Kenyan Celebs Vow To Head Back To Westgate Mall

This morning, Chim told you how celebrated radio presenter, Maina wa Kageni, declared that he will be the first person to return to Westgate Mall. And now in a move to prove wrong the terrorists, more and more celebs are jumping on the bandwagon declaring their intentions to head back to the Westgate Mall immediately […]

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Rokia Traoré’s “Beautiful Africa” Now Available Worldwide

Today marks the release of singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Rokia Traoré’s new album, Beautiful Africa, in the United States. The record, which was released internationally earlier this year to critical acclaim, was produced by English musician John Parish. Beautiful Africa’s lyrics are sung in Traoré’s native languages of French and Bambara, as well as some English. The album […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Atumpan – Clap Clap (Behind The Scenes)

Still riding on his Rude Girl remix glory, Atumpan releases yet another fire single, Clap Clap, a promising party tune. The Ghanaian went straight on to shoot the video for the song following it’s premiere on DJ Edu’s show on BBC. The video, as we assume, was shot at an indoor location in the UK, […]

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Seun Kuti Lights Up Paris

The 12th edition of the annual La Villette Jazz Festival kicked off in Paris on September 3. The 12-day event featured a handful of renowned international artistes like Gregory Porter, Antibalas, Jamie Cullum, Fatoumata Diawara and Nigeria’s own Seun Kuti and Fela’s Egypt 80 Band, amongst others. Seun and Fela’s Egypt Band performed at the […]

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Nigerian wins Muslim-only beauty pageant in Jakarta

A Nigerian contestant has been crowned the winner of a beauty pageant for Muslims in Indonesia’s capital, Jakarta. Obabiyi Aishah Ajibola, 21, won the Miss Muslimah World 2013 title on Wednesday. Twenty finalists showed off Islamic fashions and worked to demonstrate religious values during the contest. The pageant was held before the upcoming Miss World […]

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