Archive | September 18, 2014

For Jazz-infused Soul Singer Somi, the Call of Lagos, Nigeria,…

Jazz singer Somi’s career is infused with the spirit of Africa. For jazz-infused soul singer Somi, the call of Lagos, Nigeria, wasn’t ancestral or political. As the daughter of East African immigrant parents from Rwanda and Uganda, she has spent a good deal of time on the continent exploring her hybrid identity. But the 18-month […]

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Outdoor West African Music Fest in Portsmouth, NH, USA

12-5pm ​ ​Sunday September 21PORTSMOUTH, NH, USA —You can celebrate ​Portsmouth’s 
​third ​​annual West Africa Day on Sept. 21st from noon -5pm, and ​dance your way through the 
African Diaspora with an electrifying 
lineup at Redhook Brewery​.​​Embark on a global musical voyage with 
Randy Armstrong & Beyond Borders​ and​ 
be blown away by Akwaaba Ensemble 
and […]

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P-Square: Peter Okoye says Paul is lazy

Peter Okoye has described his twin brother, Paul as ‘Lazy’.Peter of P-Square mentioned this when the duo were hosted at the Beat 99.9FM’s 5th anniversary celebration.He said Paul’s laziness is the reason he (Paul) does not do much dancing anymore.?‘It’s not that Paul cannot dance, he’s just lazy. The other day, we booked a 7-hour […]

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