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Africa Music Festival Africa Oyé Announces 2016 Dates

The largest festival of African and Caribbean music and culture in the UK, Africa Oyé will take place June 18th & 19th at Sefton Park in Liverpool. Admission will be free. The fesival attracted 80, 000 patrons in 2015 across the event’s weekend and this year will be the 24th staging of the festival. It has […]

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The BET Experience Africa 2015!

BET is bringing the Hit Urban Lifestyle Festival “BET EXPERIENCE” to Africa. The excitement is real, and the countdown is already on. Looking at the line up so far, it sure is going to be one amazing experience. The festival takes place at The Dome on the 12th December 2015. What a way to get […]

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Afrika Fest Proves to be a Big Entertainment Event, But Fails to Evenly Represent a Large Part of Africa

Eddy Kenzo and Mampi were meant to be on the show, promoters say they did their bit but the artists still failed to show up We have failed to understand why the new African diaspora annual event ‘Afrika Fest’ is called as such, because from what we experienced and observed, it is more of an East […]

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African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) Reveals 2015 Nominees

The African Muzik Magazine Awards (AFRIMMA) brand regards itself as ‘the sole award ceremony in the Diaspora that caters to all musical genres including but not limited to: Afrobeats, Assiko, Bongo, Decale, Funana, Genge, Highlife, Hiplife, Kwaito, Lingala and Soukous’ and judging from this year’s nominations, there is no reason to dispute that. A continuation […]

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Young Ghanaian Artist Delasi Plans To Launch Album In Artistic Style In Berlin, Germany

Like any exploration this #ThoughtJourney has taken this traveler to paths less walked. On his #ThoughtJourney we meet Passion, Betrayal, Denial, Aggression, Sorrow, Love and Curiosity. Our traveler is honest in his portrayal of Life and he invites us along for this #ThoughtJourney Come meet Delasi and Lee Bass for this Rendezvous of Kindred Spirits on 23 July 2015 […]

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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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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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Liverpool’s Africa Oye Festival 2015 Line-up Unveiled

Africa Oye is the UK’s biggest African music festival, and the 2015 festival is set to bring some big name stars to Liverpool. Headlining the main stage at Sefton Park this year will be none other than soul legend Omar. With nearly 25 years in the music industry under his belt, and collaborations with music […]

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‘Electronic Africa’ at Red Bull Music Academy Festival – Brooklyn, NY, USA

“Electronic Africa,” this Friday at Villain in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is the first night of the monthlong Red Bull Music Academy New York festival. This festival’s programming tends to expose secret histories of old music or uncover thriving, noncommercialized scenes of new music; true to form, this is not the organic, lilting African music of Putumayo […]

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Slough to Celebrate the Achievements of Britain’s African and Caribbean Communities

  RESIDENTS are invited to experience the history and achievements of Britain’s African and Caribbean communities. A month-long event celebrating black history will conclude with the sights and sounds of Africa filling Slough High Street, on Saturday, April 25, between noon and 4pm. It will feature West African and Zimbabwean music and dance, a traditional […]

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Canada’s African Entertainment Awards 2015 Calls for Nominations

African Entertainment Inc. proudly announces the return of the fourth edition of the African Entertainment Awards, on Saturday, September 5, 2015 inside the Living Arts Centre located at 4141 Living Arts Drive, Mississauga, Ontario L5B 4B8. This year’s awards ceremony will be hosted by one of Nollywood’s top actors, John Dumelo and female International recording […]

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