Archive | November 28, 2013

South Africa: Artist Focus: The Parlotones

The Parlotones are a rock band from Johannesburg who have, since forming in 1998, gone on to put South African rock music on the international map. The band career highlights include 2 platinum and 3 double platinum albums, performing at the FIFA World Cup kick off concert, Live Earth, Olympics as well as performances in […]

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Ace US-Nigerian Rapper Wale Touches Down In Nigeria For The First Time

Maybach Music Group rapstar Wale aka Olubowale Victor Akintimehin touched down to in Nigeria yesterday, for the first time. Wale, who was born to Nigeria parents in Washington DC to Nigerian parents has never been shy to associate himself with the country and Africa. In the video below, in which Wale expressed his joy after […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Akon responds to “dark skinned girls” reports

Last week, reports surfaced that American music star Akon and Nigerian star Wizkid refused dark skinned girls from appearing in their music video shoot in Ghana. They allegedly only wanted “Half-Caste” ladies. Akon was present at the 2013 American Music Awards on Sunday 24th November 2013. After the awards show, he was spotted heading to […]

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At Tel Aviv club, Ethiopian music rocks the house

Well, only on Fridays. But the tunes are so energetic you don’t need to be a veteran African dancer to get the beat. It was 1:45 A.M. when singer and pianist Yossi Mersha and saxophonist Nadav Haber walked onto the small stage of Tel Aviv’s Menelik Club to get ready for their performance. The club, […]

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