Archive | September 25, 2014

Idris Elba To Release ‘Mi Mandela’; A Celebration Of South African Music Inspired By Nelson Mandela

Inspired by his recent role as Nelson Mandela in ‘Mandela: Long Walk To Freedom’, Idris Elba has curated, written and produced ‘mi Mandela’, an album of songs which “uncovers some of South Africa’s most gifted yet largely undiscovered world music talents”. Blending South African and British artists, the album will be released on November 24th […]

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Africa’s MTN reinvents itself via music

Tiwa Savage, a star of the UK’s X-factor television show; Praiz, an up-and-coming soul musician; and Davido, a popular Afropop artist, are among the most popular performers in Nigeria. But aside from their shared talents, they have something else in common: the trio are key weapons in the arsenal of MTN, Africa’s largest mobile phone […]

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