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African Fashion Week Brings Diversity To Toronto’s Fashion Scene

This year marked the third annual African Fashion Week Toronto, which showcases fashions inspired by African designs. Bold patterns, bright colours and eye-popping headpieces dominated the runway at this year’s African Fashion Week Toronto. The four-day event featured fashions from Canadian and international designers, who incorporate African-inspired designs in their work, as well as aspiring […]

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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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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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African Music in Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada

Concert-goers will enjoy a celebration of international music when Garth Prince returns to the Grove on March 14. Dedicated to his love for African music, Prince’s style is rooted in African stories, culture and encourages audience participation. “When you try to explain culture it can be a dry subject,” Prince said. “But when you use […]

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Veteran and Emerging Artists Honoured at African Nova Scotian Music Association Awards – Canada

A cultural past and the musical present both came alive at the 17th annual African Nova Scotian Music Association Awards Gala on Saturday night. In a sold-out ballroom at Halifax’s World Trade and Convention Centre, ANSMA celebrated a year of musical achievement while also providing a festive finale to African Heritage Month, with co-host Charla […]

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Festival Celebrates Sights, Sounds, Tastes of Local African Communities in Waterloo, Canada

KITCHENER — Monday might have been the coldest day ever recorded, but bright tunes and spice-infused aromas at the fifth annual Bring on the Sunshine African Festival offered a warm reprieve from winter. Organizer James Kandoja said the various food stands, vendors, live music, dancing and visual art on display gives the region’s African diaspora […]

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Tracy Ogbonna Features in Method Man’s New Video

Canada based Nigerian actress and model, Tracy Ogbonna is clearly swimming her way to the upper reef of the ocean as her career as a video model seems to be on the up and up. Just few months ago she landed a juicy role in a Nigerian movie shot in New York, starring alongside Mama […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Neza – Your Baby (#YB)|@NezaMusic

“Your Baby” is the new single by emerging Canadian/Rwandan singer & entertainer Neza. The song takes modern Afro-influenced music to a whole new level. Her lyrics describe the euphoric experience of falling in love. The sound is fun, flirty & sexy. An authentic fusion of Jazz music with Afrobeat, written by Neza and produced by […]

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Blakk Rasta Pulls Over 20,000 Crowd With Coco Tea In Canada

Blakk Rasta has chromed another success story being the first African act booked for the JAMBANA Festival. He has raised the bar and proved to many other Ghana acts that he is a finer and a marketable music  brand on  the international stage when he played on the Jambana Festival in Canada. He shared a very big […]

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Berita spreads wings, out to conquer Africa

EASTERN Cape songstress Berita Khumalo will be spreading her wings internationally this year to tour a number of African countries. After being crowned “queen” of African Pop for her debut album Conquering Spirit at last year’s Metro FM Music Awards Berita said interest in her music grew in Africa and beyond. Speaking to the Dispatch […]

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CANADA: African Sunshine Festival Draws Record Crowds On Cold Winter Day

KITCHENER (Ontario, Canada) — When Zimbabwe-born artist and poet Jacqui Terry arrived in Waterloo Region five years ago, she was pleased to learn the region had a rich multicultural population, particularly of African-Canadians. “My experience as a white African coming to Canada, you can choose to drop that part of your heritage (but) we have […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Only God Knows|@NezaMusic Is Leaving It All to God

Now based in Toronto, Canada, Neza is originally from Rwanda and moved to Canada at only 16 years of age. Well, that she is associated with with a country that was previously ravaged by genocide is not the key fact about her. The key fact about her is that her voice is unique and has […]

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