Archive | April, 2014

Cancer Fight Brings South African Singer For Jamaican Debut

The Women’s Health Network (WHN), a non-profit organisation, is gearing up to host a benefit concert on May 16. Set to take place at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel in New Kingston, the concert, titled ‘African Jamaican Connexion’, is expected to provide an excellent all-round entertainment package. In keeping with the theme, the headline act, Lorraine […]

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South Africa’s World Music Star and Activist Johnny Clegg Will Perform Live at Mesa Arts Center on 6 May 2014 – Arizona, US

International world music star Johnny Clegg’s four-decade-plus career has generated enough memorable personal and political songs to attract a global audience, sell more than five million albums, and help change the culture of his adopted South African homeland through his music and apartheid-defying integrated bands despite restrictive performance laws and airplay bans. Clegg performs at […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Davido ft. Major Lazer & Wiwek – Skelewu Remix

Mashing up, Afrobeats, Electronic beats and Tropical rhythms is quite unheard of. This is what exactly what Nigerian artists Davido, worldwide DJ/producer collective Major Lazer and Dutch DJ Wiwek have gone on to do on Skelewu Remix. The original Skelewu was a massive production which was backed by several fan-made videos and two videos from […]

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Atongo Zimba entertains at Dutch King’s Day celebration

World acclaimed Ghanaian singer and “Koliko” player, Atongo Zimba was the main performer at the Netherlands’ King’s Day celebration in Accra, which is a Dutch national holiday to celebrate the birthday of King Willem-Alexander. The singer who has lived part of his life in Holland entertained guests and Dutch nationals at the residence of the […]

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Zimbabwean-Dutch Rina Mushonga Knows How To Move

Rina Mushonga recently released her debut album called The Wild, The Wilderness . The Zimbabwean – Dutch singer known for her touching warm tones and striking texts . A sound that comes from intimate to grand and exhilarating . For Mushonga it all started when she was 17 years old and still living in Zimbabwe […]

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Ret-RAW Saturdays: Prince Nico Mbarga – Sweet Mother

This is still fresh for many music lovers. Although recorded in 1976, it has an impact that spans generations including today’s. If you have not heard Nigerian-Cameroonian Prince Nico Mbarga’s Sweet Mother, then you must have been living on a different planet, and today is probably your moment to get naturalised to the sounds of […]

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Lupita Nyong’o announced as People Magazine’s Most Beautiful star

Last year was a phenomenal time for relatively-unknown actress Lupita Nyong’o, starring in her first feature film, 12 Years A Slave. But it looks like 2014 is going to trounce last year with, not only an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress under her belt, but the 31-year-old being given the title of People magazine’s Most […]

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INTERVIEW: HyperHype Interviews Andre’i aka Metamore about his new Album ‘Tears Of A Clown’

Malawian-British artist Andre’I aka Metamore is on a roll with his latest album “Tears of A Clown”. He got time to sit down with Hyper Hype of he East African Show (UK BEN TV SKY Chaneel 182). On the show, Andre’I discusses his venture to Malawi in 2012 and what that has contributed to his […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Sound Sultan ft. Wizkid – Kokose

Naija Ninja, Sound Sultan came together with Starboy, Wizkid to make this wonderful record. It is called Kokose, another dance inspired jam. The pair killed it on the record and made sure to live it up on the video. Club scenes are shown with everyone living it up, and they include cameos of Chocolate City’s […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Siji – Lagos Lullabye|@SIJIMUSIC Represents Naija

Do you have any idea what Lago, Nigeria is like or sounds like. Siji, a London born Nigerian-American artist has come out to show the world what his home town Lagos is made of. His interesting song “Lagos Lullabye” tells that story. Lacking all sorts of filtering and presenting the true story, the video for […]

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P-Square Twins Split?

It has come to our attention via several websites and blogs that the P-Square twins have finally decided to go separate ways, albeit acrimoniously. According to prominent Nigerian blogger Linda Ikeji, the two brothers have come to a point where they are engaging a lawyer to split their wealth. However, these rumours have been denied […]

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Genevieve Nnaji speaks on Half of a Yellow Sun

Top Nollywood actress, Genevieve Nnaji, who’s known to have played lead roles in many block-bluster movies, does not think the role she played in the film adaptation of Chimamanda Adichie’s Half of a Yellow Sun, was  as challenging as her  previous roles in movies. Speaking shortly after a private screening of the film at Silverbird […]

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