Archive | June, 2015

HKN Gang Artist, Davido In Trouble With National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) Over His ‘Fans Mi’ Video

“Aye” Crooner, Davido now has the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency coming after him over his new music video titled ‘Fans mi.’ NDLEA is currently investigating Davido (real name David Adeleke) for showing off  hard drugs in his recently dropped music video featuring Maybach top artist, Meek Mill. The video which has already hit over […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Fuse ODG – Only

This Is New Africa (TINA) movement pioneer Fuse ODG is proving unstoppable with his music. The Ghanaian-British artist’s latest musical offering “Only” (in Africa) now has some visuals, and yes, they are stunning. With images of the wildlife in Africa, South African gumboot dancing and of-course African print fashion styles, there is nothing not to to […]

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Ghana’s Stonebwoy Wins Best International Act Africa at BET Awards, Fuse ODG Boycotts Show And Bashes The Event’s Organisers

Ghana’s superstar Reggae-Dancehall artist, Stonebwoy has won the award for Best International Act: Africa at the 2015 BET Awards. Stonebwoy was nominated in a category which included fellow countryman and rapper, Sarkodie, South Africans – rapper, A.K.A. and sining group, The Soil, DRC singing sensation Fally Ipupa, Kenyan star group Sauti Sol (Kenya), Nigerians – singer, Wizkid […]

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Africa’s ‘Queen of Comedy’: Anne Kansiime Enjoys Success in a Male Dominated Field

Kansiime Anne is a Ugandan entertainer with the midas-touch. She has made her name off Youtube comedy videos which in a lot of cases have become viral. She talks the language of Africa by telling jokes that relate to the common man or woman on the street and that aspect has made her act sellable. […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Yemi Alade ft. Mugeez – Pose

Miss Haya Kaka aka Yemi Alade is back with another hit. Her 2015 summer anthem offering is called “Pose” and the Nigerian songstress has this time chose  to sing for everyone who feel they want to show off their God-given features, just as the title suggests. To hammer her message across, Yemi enlisted the services […]

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It Was A Weekend Never To Forget At The Africa Oye Festival In Liverpool, UK

The weather was great on Saturday the 20th of June, the first day of the 2-day Africa Oye Festival 2015 at Sefton Park in Liverpool. Dubbed the UK’s biggest live festival of African music and culture, the Africa Oye festival of 2015 really lived up to the brand’s reputation, at least as far as Saturday […]

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Liverpool’s Africa Oye 2015: Main Stage Running Order Announced

All the key times for the coming weekend’s African music festival in Sefton Park Africa Oye organisers have announced the running order and set times for the main stage at this year’s festival. Saturday is headlined by UK soul supremo Omar, while Sunday’s line-up will be topped by reggae icon Frankie Paul. Other highlights of […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Sarkodie ft. Ace Hood – New Guy

Bang bang, Sarkodie has done it. The song and video everyone has been waiting for is now out. We are talking about the “New Guy” project, a collaboration between Sarkodie and US rapper Ace Hood. With this new song, the Ghanaian has proven his might and crossover abilities. Rapping in, Twi, Pidgin and English, at […]

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Ret-RAW Sartudays – Angelique Kidjo & Dave Matthews – Iwoya

One is regarded as the best female international talent to ever come out West Africa and the other is regarded as the most prominent male South African international act. The two are Benin’s Angelique Kidjo and Dave Mathews from South Africa. In the early noughties, the two released this amazing tune. Very African and yet […]

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VIDEO ALERT: French Montana Visits Morocco Again

American rapper French Montana visited his homeland Morocco recently and made sure to record some footage for his fans. The Maybach Music/Badboy Records/Coke Boy Records rapper who migrated from Morocco with his family visited his roots in Casablanca and Rabat. He says in the video that he came back to “know where you (he) came […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Davido & Meek Mill – Fans Mi

Davido has been expanding his fan base and musical empire through collaborations with a number of notable continental musical acts such as Tanzania’s Diamond and South Africa’s Mafikizolo. This time the Nigerian star has gone across the Atlantic with his Afrobeats vibe to collaborate with American rapper Meek Mill. Davido and Meek teamed up on […]

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Ghanaian Artist Stonebwoy To Speak At Africa Music Week Conference In Canada

Award-winning Ghanaian musician Stonebwoy will speak at the inaugural African Music Week conference in Canada. The inaugural AMW (African Music Week) launches in Toronto on June 9th and marks the first time an African music conference and festival is being held in North America to raise awareness and draw attention to the diversity and richness […]

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