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Afrobeats Musical Coming To London’s West End

Written by Davina Hamilton A NEW Afrobeats musical is set to feature in London’s West End next week. Inspired by the hit tune Oliver Twist from Nigerian artist D’Banj, Oliva Tweest will feature cameo appearances from popular comics Eddie Kadi and A Dot Comedian. Taking place at the Lyric Theatre on April 15, Oliva Tweest is […]

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‘Shades of Africa Festival’ Kicks Off at UMD

The Shades of Africa Music Festival kicked off at the University of Minnesota-Duluth Tuesday night in the Weber Music Hall. Singing was Chantal Lavigne, alongside pianist Dr. Jeanne Doty, who recently retired as Associate Professor of Music at UMD. The Shades of Africa Music Festival celebrates the diversity of composers and performers of African Decent […]

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Focus on African Music at South by Southwest Festival in Texas

AUSTIN — The potential market for Internet-based businesses in Africa was showcased at the annual South by Southwest Festival in Texas, along with African films and music. Participants from the continent touted Africa as the new frontier for interactive media at the recent festival. At this booth sponsored by the independent music exporters of South […]

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Zimfest London 2011 Comes With East African Appeal

The venue for today’s Zimbabwean-UK summer fun is at Prince George’s Playing field, Raynes Park, Wimbledon in the big city. Zimfest is an annual festival for Zimbabweans living in the UK and other patrons from all walks of life. The event, which will be headlined by British indie rock artist Tinashe, is expected to be […]

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Gamu Performs Live At T-Fest

Gamu Nhengu is continuing to prove that she is potentially force to be reckoned with on the mainstream music scene, as she continues not only to release good music, but to give great performances to crowds from all walks of life at many different venues. Her latest appearance was at T-Fest (Thurrock-Fest), which was held […]

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