Tag Archives: Dance

Atumpan Nyash Competition Blowing Up

Dance competitions are now almost the default method of making songs explode, apart from strange memes and explicit content. The case also applies for most young Afrobeat artists. Ghana’s Atumpan is not an exception. His current competition is for his controversial single “Nyash”, which talks about the female’s backside and he has since shot his […]

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A Continental Feast for the Eyes and the Ears

‘Mother Africa’ Is Dance, Music and the Circus All in One Imagine attending a circus, a dance performance and a world music concert, all in one day. It would be exhausting, not to mention mind-boggling to schedule. But now this feat can be accomplished in a single location in about 100 minutes: It’s called “Mother […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Oyinbo Girl and Obruni Girl ft Evans Bum Bum Shaker (X’Treme)

Now, what can be lovlier than this? Two girls from England showing their affection for the continent they adore through dance, Africa!!! and their African friends giving them them the love back. Check out Courtney (twitter @courtneyadeniyi), Abbie (twitter: @huffsterrr) and friends showing their dedication to the Afrobeats sound and movement via X’Treme’s Bum Bum […]

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Controversy looms: I gave birth to Azonto, says Sarkodie

Ghanaian act Sarkodie courts with controversy in a fresh interview granted to a UK based radio station in which he claims to be the originator of the famous Azonto slang. He says he was the first to do a free-style recording using the word ‘Azonto’ even before street dance gangs in Ghana worked the dance […]

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Azonto Festival to Shake Ghana

Ghana’s music industry is set to witness another remarkable event with the launching of the first ever, Azonto Festival. Being organized by FlashMob Ghana, an independent entertainment company that specializes in flash mob dance, event organizing and modelling, the festival was launched on 1 June 2013 at the Coconut Groove Hotel in Accra, where organizers […]

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Musical Sensation ‘AFRICA UMOJA – The Spirit of Togetherness’ Conquers US Theater Stages

LOS ANGELES, CA–(Marketwired – May 15, 2013) –  The award-winning South African musical show ‘AFRICA UMOJA – The Spirit of Togetherness’ is coming to the US for its first 8-City tour in North America, premiering at the Pantages Theater in Los Angeles, California on June 19, 2013. Traveling on the beats of drums, from the dusty […]

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A London music and dance evening with top SA jazz and classical artists

The Masikhule Project presents: An evening of World and South African Music and Dance featuring  Mervyn Africa, Njabulo Madlala, Lerato Zwezwe, Mulrado DC and a few surprise guests Date: Sunday 5 May 2013 from 16:30 – 18:30 South African pianist and composer Mervyn Africa has been one of the great names of African jazz for the last 30 years. His […]

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