Archive | March 19, 2014

PREVIEW: Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival – New Orleans, LA, USA

WIll Coviello previews the lineup at Congo Square in Armstrong Park March 22 and 23 The Congo Square New World Rhythms Festival features an array of international visitors and heavyweight local rappers. The lineup on Sunday closes with DJ Mannie Fresh (4:15 p.m.), 3D Na’Tee (6:15 p.m.), Dee-1 (pictured, 6:45 p.m.) and Curren$y (7:15 p.m.). […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Highlife Gets CNN’s Attention|Hear @FOKNBOIS (@mensamusic & @wanlov) @panjianoff speak

Finally, international mainstream media powerhouses are beginning to pay attention to the hardcore sounds African music, in particular Ghana’s highlife. Chosen for the showcase by CNN reporter are two of Ghana’s most original and authentic musicians, M3nsa and Wanlov da Kubolor, who otherwise go by their duo name, the FOKN Bois. In a video report […]

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AUDIO ALERT: Ray Blaze ft. D. Cryme – Fine Girls|@Ray_Blaze ft. @Drcryme Prod. by @EminikOfficial

Here is another banging single from Belgium-based Nigerian artist Ray Blaze who is one of Belgium & Europe’s finest artists on the Afrobeat scene. Ray Blaze dropped his last single “You Go Wound” sometime last year and he is back again with another hit song entitled “Fine Girls” (something more for the ladies and everyone […]

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