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VIDEO ALERT: Original Strong Girls ft. D’Banj, Diamond & Banky W – Strong Girl (Remix)

The original song features Omotola, Waje, Selmor Mtukudzi and other top female artists from across the continent. Leading African male artists D’Banj (Nigeria), Diamond (Tanzania) and Banky W (Nigeria) have joined forces with U2 lead singer and ONE co-founder Bono to remix Strong Girl – the anthem that celebrates the power of girls and women […]

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Bono Joins African Stars in Campaign to Use Music to Empower Women

African stars have joined rock star Bono in a campaign to use music to help empower women globally. Bono and the top African male musicians D’banj, Diamond and Banky W announced Friday that they will be included in a remix of the song Strong Girl, a rallying cry for women’s empowerment which features top African female talent. […]

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D’Banj, Ice Prince, Sarkodie, Samini, R2Bees, Victoria Kimani and others fto rock SXSW Music Festival 2015 in Texas, USA

According to several sources Afrobeats are going to be a major feature at the world famous SXSW (South By South West) Musical Festival of 2015 at the Austin Convention Centre in Austin, Texas, USA. One source reported that “Sounds from Africa and Sounds from the Caribbean” will take over Palm Door on Sixth (508 E. […]

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VIDEO ALERT: D’Banj ft. Akon Feeling The N*gga (REMIX)

Beats by Dre African ambassador D’Banj is not letting the top range headphones slow him down from releasing hit songs. The song “Feeling A N*gga” is a good demonstration of that point. Even Senegalese-American crooner Akon could not resisting putting his signature on the cool Afrobeats tune. The Nigerian and the Senegalese went straight on […]

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Nigerian Artist D’banj is Appointed as African Ambassador for Apple’s Beats by Dre

“Oliver Twist” singer/rapper D’Banj has been appointed as the African ambassador for high end headphones/earphones product Beats By Dre. The announcement came via the tweet cited below and so far it is not clear how much the deal is worth, but we believe it going to be lucrative for D’Banj, real name Dapo Daniel Oyebanjo. […]

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King Sunny Ade: The Legend at 68

Legendary musician, better known as King Sunny Ade, lives as large as his title going by his sprawling country home in Ondo suggests. Nseobong Okon-Ekong recently had a rare encounter with the King of World Beat on his 68th birthday He had not slept three days prior to our meeting at his country home in […]

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D’Banj Wins Best Selling African Artist at the World Music Awards

According to media reports, Nigerian artist D”Banj has won ‘Best Selling African Artist’ award at the 2014 World Music Awards which took place on Tuesday 27th of May at the Salle des Etoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco. It is also said that D’Banj performed at this event alongside artists such as Mariah Carey, Miley Cyrus, […]

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African Beats are Back, Under New Management

A new sound is bringing sunny positivity to the charts thanks to the input of African and African-heritage artists. Pop-dance hits with links to Nigeria and Ghana have been enjoying both high placings and longevity – a sign that something significant is taking place. This phenomenon has acquired a name – Afrobeats – to differentiate […]

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How Nigeria’s Afrobeats are Redefining the Sound of Africa

From Tiwa Savage to WizKid, Afritorial pick the brightest stars emerging from Nigeria’s afrobeat scene, known locally as Naija beats The first things that hit you when you touch down in Lagos are the humidity, the heat and the sound of Nigerian music bumping in the cars and shops. While you’re in long traffic queues, […]

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Super Rich Nigerian Musicians Living their Dreams

While many Nigerian musicians have gained recognition within and outside the shores of the country, the impact was fully felt  when Forbes rated seven Nigerian musicians as part of the 10 top richest musicians in Africa. Today, most Nigerian musicians are living their dreams. They live in opulence like their counterparts in other parts of […]

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MTV Africa Music Awards To Be Held In South Africa This June

MTV Base has announced that the spectacular awards show and music celebration, MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) will hold on 7th June, this year. The announcement was made on Thursday at a press conference in Durban, South Africa by Senior Vice President & Managing Director, Viacom International Media Networks (VIMN) Africa, Alex Okosi along with […]

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RHoA’s Kenya Moore’s Mysterious “African Prince” Revealed as Nigerian Singer D’Banj?

While Kenya Moore has referenced her embarrassing on-screen split from Walter Jackson as the reason she hasn’t introduced her “African Prince” yet on this season of Real Housewives of Atlanta, we’ve always assumed it was because she was storing him up for a bombshell reveal. And if the recent tea being spilled on the gossip sites proves to be […]

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