Archive | October, 2013

VIDEO ALERT: Tiwa Savage Opens Up To Afrobeat360

Tiwa savage was in London recently to do some wedding shopping, do a show, to do business etc. During her visit, she took time out to talk to Afrobeat360. the Nigeria diva opened up about her recent engagement, her album, goals, relationship with Don Jazzy and future plans. Check the video out below…

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New Orleans and South African musicians forge musical and economic ties

New Orleans and Africa have clear historic ties, but musicians are forging even closer connections through bridges of music and commerce. Damon Batiste, who frequently travels between the United States and South Africa, recently took a musical contingent to Johannesburg, South Africa, where they belted out New Orleans’ favorites at two major festivals and conducted […]

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Bruce Springsteen to perform first South African concerts

Bruce Springsteen is to perform in South Africa for the first time in 2014. The musician and his E Street Band will kick off their touring schedule in January with three special shows in the country. Springsteen will first play Cape Town on January 28 and 29, before playing in Johannesburg on February 1. Tickets […]

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Out With A Click: Jeanette Akua Out Of X-Factor Race Alongside Group Miss Dynamix

21 year old South African-British singer Jeanette Akua and her group Miss Dynamix fell out of the UK’s X-Factor contest following a sing off against teenage sensation Hannah Barrett. Jeanette joined the show as a solo act and thrilled judges not only with her audition but with her clicky South African tongue. She was later […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Pilato -Take It eeZee

Some may think this guy is crazy but they probably have to listen to what he has to say before making judgement. He says “Take It eeZee”. I guess he means that life is not about taking everything seriously. His name is pilAto and he is Zambia’s no limits entertainer if his videos are something […]

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Naughty By Nature to headline 2013 Back In The Day concert

Legendary American hiphop group, Naughty By Nature will be in Ghana as headline act for this year’s ‘Back In The Day’ concert. The annual concert which started last year, powered by Empire Entertainment, reminisces some of the 1990s great artistes and tunes. It affords Ghanaians a unique opportunity to relive the glorious days of a […]

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PHOTOS: Naomi Campbell’s photo shoot in Ghana

When Naomi Campbell got on that plane and headed to Ghana some months ago, it was mainly for one reason – diplomacy. She took a FLOTUS-worthy wardrobe with her on a diplomatic mission that was adroitly kept hush. The FLOTUS theme has proven magical, allowing her to replicate the fine, simplistic yet futuristic fashion patterns […]

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Chocolate City Wants Brymo Jobless For Three More Years

The break up between Popular Entertainment Group Chocolate City and Brymo has boiled over as the group has got an injunction against him. Chocolate City through their law firm, L & A legal Consultants on Monday got an injunction against Brymo restraining him from recording, releasing, distributing any composition, song, musical works or carrying out […]

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Russia meets Uganda onstage

Russian Alex Rostotsky and the Jazz Bass Theatre performance at the Primrose hall, Imperial Royale hotel, last Friday was no ordinary jazz concert. It unveiled a distinctive intertwined traditional and cultural extensive bond between Russia and Uganda. “It’s the first time I have done a mixing of Ugandan traditional music and Russian,” revealed Rostotsky. This […]

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Review: Shangaan Electro at The Library of Birmingham

Samuel Dix reviews South African group Shangaan Electro infectious high-speed music and dance act at The Library of Birmingham. South African group Shangaan Electro brightened the dismal skies outside the Library of Birmingham on Saturday with their infectious high-speed music and dance act. Set in the open air amphitheatre and part of the Bring To […]

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Skelewu Video, the Saga continues (Davido, director blast critics)

After dropping two music videos and one instructional dance video, Davido’s “Skelewu” is still the talk of the town. This is not because it’s one of Nigeria’s biggest pop songs of the year but simply because of it’s multiple videos. During the week, Davido tried to dispel the criticisms trailing the video on his Twitter […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Wizkid ft Femi Kuti – Jaiye Jaiye

It’s finally here, the video for Jaiye Jaiye by Wizkid and Femi Kuti. The two Nigerians made a killer tune, now they have made sure to deliver with the video, a Fela Kuti inspired display. Wizzy shows us how he parties, his swag, and the bootylicious girls he parties with. The stage show scene closer […]

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