Archive | February 17, 2014

Choir gives central Illinois’ African immigrants a place to feel like home

In an upstairs back lounge at the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, members of the African Ensemble of Central Illinois begin to filter in for a rehearsal before a performance for Black History Month. It’s a looser affair. The drums and a keyboard have yet to be set up, so the singing is a […]

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Africans Shine At The BAFTAs|@RealBarkhad Wins Best Supporting Actor

Africa got strongly represented at the UK’s BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) by two notable names, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Barkhad Abdi. They both shined, not only because the films they were both nominated in several categories, but also because they earned personal awards. Chiwetel, who is of Nigerian descent, won the biggest individual […]

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BEAT ALERT:Eminik – Bizzare|Banging Beat By Producer of Life @EminikOfficial

There aren’t a lot of producers out there who are delighted to share their passion for music with artists and fans the way Eminik does. Being one of UK’s fast-rising heavyweight producers, he kicks off the year with his highly anticipated beat “Bizarre” which he promised to bring into the spotlight. He is renowned as […]

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