Archive | February 18, 2014

My Song: [Ugandan-European] Jaqee on ‘Hero’

Ugandan singer Jaqee learned at a young age that her voice was her strongest weapon in getting heard in the patriarchal culture that surrounded her. Later when she applied her voice to music, she realised that she could also use her voice to share opinions and ideas with the rest of the world. In this […]

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CANADA: African Sunshine Festival Draws Record Crowds On Cold Winter Day

KITCHENER (Ontario, Canada) — When Zimbabwe-born artist and poet Jacqui Terry arrived in Waterloo Region five years ago, she was pleased to learn the region had a rich multicultural population, particularly of African-Canadians. “My experience as a white African coming to Canada, you can choose to drop that part of your heritage (but) we have […]

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RHoA’s Kenya Moore’s Mysterious “African Prince” Revealed as Nigerian Singer D’Banj?

While Kenya Moore has referenced her embarrassing on-screen split from Walter Jackson as the reason she hasn’t introduced her “African Prince” yet on this season of Real Housewives of Atlanta, we’ve always assumed it was because she was storing him up for a bombshell reveal. And if the recent tea being spilled on the gossip sites proves to be […]

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Lira – Feel Good, Readies U.S. Debut LP ‘Rise Again’

R&B/Jazz singer Lira has found great success on two continents, now she’s looking to conquer three! The South African singer/model/actress has sold millions in South Africa and much of Europe with her irresistible blend of R&B, Jazz, and African styles, and she’s bringing that sound stateside with her U.S. and Shanachie Entertainment debut album Rise […]

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