Tag Archives: Cameroon

Award Winning Afro-soul Singer, Myra Maimoh Releases Thought-Provoking Video of Her Single, “A No Go Tire”

According to Myra Maimoh team “‘A No Go Tire’ is a ‘call to find our way back to Jesus!’”  and it is “Centered around the quest for love as well as life’s painful and messy journey that ultimately takes us back home to where we are loved with flaws and all.” The song headlines Myra […]

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Cameroonian Artist Franko’s Coller La Petite Hit Song Has Been Banned In His Country

Instrumentally rich and recognized but lyrically un-aesthetic to the norms of African music and Cameroon in particular. That is how the government of Cameroon has decided to declare Franko’s smash hit ‘Coller La Petite’. Coller La Petite has finally been banned after it has already made and still making waves worldwide from the West Region […]

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Ret-RAW Saturdays: Manu Dibango – Woa

Smooth and cool, Cameroonian musician Emmanuel “Manu” N’Djoké Dibango is definitely one of Africa’s notable icons. He made his name from being a standout saxophonist and vibraphone player. His musical style is a fusion of jazz, funk and traditional Cameroonian music. One of the 81 year old’s significant hits is the song “Woa”. With a […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Dencia – African Energy

Cameroonian-Nigerian artist Dencia is back with a very uplifting message via the song “African Energy”. The song highlights the positivities over negativities over the troubled continent which is Africa, and also portrays a different image of the usually controversial Dencia. She name calls icons Nelson Mandela and Haile Selassie I, and a number of African […]

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AUDIO ALERT: Myra Maimoh – A No Go Tire

Cameroonian R&B/Afro-Soul singer/songwriter Myra Maimoh is back, this time with a new single called “A No Go Tire”. The song headlines Myra Maimoh’s long anticipated sophomore album “Uniq”. It follows on the heels of her critically acclaimed debut album, “Answer’d Me”. “Uniq” is packed with inspirational, and upbeat songs all complimented by Myra’s easygoing and […]

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AUDIO ALERT: Ray Blaze and Nabil – Bad Pass

Ray Blaze is a house hold Afrobeats name in Belgium with a voice that beats the stereotype of the stereotype Afro-Pop artist. He is not only a vocalist but a great producer. The Nigerian-born artist collaborates with an artist who is a great lyricist, a man with a vision, a 3rd world survivor and Cameroonian […]

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Florence Epee from Cameroon Scoops the Miss West Africa International 2014 Title

Florence Epee from Cameroon who wowed the crowd on the night of 21st December, left Nigeria with the Miss West Africa International 2014 title, succeeding the former queen Hawa Kamara, Miss West Africa International 2013. Miss West Africa USA, Lily Ogechi Udumukwu originally from Nigeria, scooped the 1st Runners up and Annarosa Traoré Assita, Miss […]

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Ret-RAW Saturdays: Golden Sounds – Zamina-mina (Zangalewa)

It is probably one of the most famous anthems out of Africa, not only because it was sampled by Shakira for the football World Cup 2010 in South Africa, but because it was hit way before that. All credits are due to Cameroonian makossa group Golden Sounds who created this masterpiece, “Zangalewa”. It is said […]

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Pantaleon Playing Mvet – Direct from Yaounde

I recently returned from an exciting music tour in Rwanda and Cameroon. I brought back fantastic music cds and audiovisual field recordings of time spent performing and work-shopping with local artists, students, and broadcast journalists. This short clip features a traditional poet musician from the Eton-speaking region of Cameroon. His name is Pantaleon and he […]

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Ret-RAW Saturdays: Prince Eyango – You Must Calculer

In 1987, he was awarded ‘Artist of the year’ by the minister of Cameroon. The song below is one of the reasons why Ndedi Eyango aka Prince Eyango was seen fit to receive such an honour from his government at the time. Once you heard the song, it would stick in your head for long. […]

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Ret-RAW Saturdays: Prince Nico Mbarga – Sweet Mother

This is still fresh for many music lovers. Although recorded in 1976, it has an impact that spans generations including today’s. If you have not heard Nigerian-Cameroonian Prince Nico Mbarga’s Sweet Mother, then you must have been living on a different planet, and today is probably your moment to get naturalised to the sounds of […]

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Big African Names for UK WOMAD Festival

WOMAD is one of the grand musical festivals of the south-west of UK. It’s not only prominent for the quality of artists and talent it brings together every year but also for its diversity. Founded by Thomas Brooman and Bob Hooton and hosted in Shepton Mallet, it has given its audiences over the years a reach […]

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