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Forget Canadian hip-hop: Shad and K’naan are Canada’s musicians of the year

Tonight’s double-billing of Shad and K’naan represents a must-see ticket not only for fans of Canadian hip-hop, but for people who just love music. The two performers, playing tonight in Toronto and who have appeared all over the country this month, are dynamic, and fly, and have something to say..read more on nationalpost.com

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Gamu faces deportation

  An X Factor contestant who narrowly missed out on a place for the live finals of the show is facing deportation from the UK. Gamu Nhengu, who is originally from Zimbabwe, was controversially eliminated from the ITV show on Sunday. Immigration officials have confirmed that her mother, Nokuthula Ngazana, had been refused permission to […]

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Nneka To Release EP

Nigerian-German hip hop/soul singer and songwriter NNEKA will be releasing her Heartbeat Remix EP on October 5, featuring five remixed tracks of the critically acclaimed single, as well as the LP version. Following her successful US debut album Concrete Jungle, the new EP features remixes by well known producers Chase & Status, Vinzz Le Normand […]

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Is Gamu Out of The X-Factor UK?

According to the website unrealitytv.co.uk, the sensational vocalist Gamu Nhengu may not be progressing to the finals of the X-factor reality TV show. The 18 year old student is said to may have been dropped by judge Cheryl Cole during the boot camp process at the judge’s home.

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Tinashe’s Saved rescues the day with bouncy riffs

This debut album, from a south London singer/songwriter who spent his childhood in Harare, is a warm, soulful pop treat. Led by bouncing piano chords, Good Times showcases Tinashé’s knack for matching an addictive melody with pithy couplets about young urban life. Strumming guitars dominate jangly indie number The Feeling, while surging drums and an […]

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