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Uganda Music Videos Have a Long Way to Go: Steven Odeke

We have watched them and thought our artistes are doing brilliant work churning out video after video for their hits. We have had our artistes’ music videos nominated for continental music video awards like MTV Africa, Channel O, MOBO and Kora Awards. And some like Bebe Cool (while still with East African Bashment Crew) and […]

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Let’s Dance: Mokoomba Takes Tonga Music to the World Stage

Drawing heavily on their cultural Tonga roots, Mokoomba’s infectious rhythms, dancehall styles and soulful high notes are getting audiences on their feet. Charlton Park, UK: Characterised by the lush backdrop of their Victoria Falls homeland, one of Zimbabwe’s most exciting new musical groups is now officially an international act. Mokoomba had the whole crowd rocking […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Sean Focus – Yaunolavhar

Young London based artist Sean Focus just released a video for his tune Yaunolavhar. The song has got a Southern Afrobeats urban feel and of course in typical southern style, it’s quite melodious and reggaeish. In the video, the singer/rapper appears struck by a hottie (presumably out of his league, he admits) that he meets […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Metamore – I’m Sincere

Metamore is building up his stamina with new productions and various material. The ambitious Malawian-UK artist has come up with a new music video for the song called “I’m Sincere”. Coming from a man who used to call hip-hop his primary genre, sincere is not such a simple word. I’m Sincere comes with a simple […]

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Q & A: Snoop Lion – I Love African Music

American rapper, singer-songwriter, and actor, Snoop Dogg now known as Snoop Lion, who recently visited Durban, South Africa, for the MTV All Star concert told the press that he loves African music. Snoop said “to be able to come back to the origin of where music was created is special for me.” Interview: Q: What […]

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Music: Auntie Flo’s Future Rhythm Machine

It’s another rainy weekday evening in Glasgow, but somewhere in Pollokshields a micro-climate is developing. Esa Williams is cooking boerewors, South African sausages, and the air is flavoured with cloves, cinnamon and allspice. The buzzer goes and Brian D’Souza welcomes in Dr John Lwanda, who is carrying several bags of cassettes, vinyl and CDs representing […]

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Hiphop Gives Birth To The ‘United States Of Africa’ By Fecko

Africa is the second largest continent in the world with a population of 1.0 billion people and a total number of 54 sovereign states ‘countries’. Is it me or is Hip hop not playing a major role in terms of bridging gaps between all the geo-political zones in the continent. Hence, giving birth to what […]

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1st African Diaspora World tourism Awards, Atlanta

by Wale Ojo-Lanre THE first ever African Diaspora World Tourism Award designed to honour and recognise trailblazers in black culture and heritage from all over the world will hold in Atlanta Georgia, USA between 26 and 28 April, 2013. The world event is packaged by AfricanDiasporaTourism.com. an online tourism magazine dedicated to exploring the culture […]

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Denver’s Afrik Lounge Radio brings talk, music to a world of African expats

From an Internet radio studio in the heart of Denver, young people with roots in Africa are reaching out to the world. A recent Sunday program was typical of Afrik Lounge Radio’s hour-long, weekly shows. Host Sulaiman Folarin, a sports broadcaster in Nigeria before coming to the United States in 2001 to study journalism, is installed at […]

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Reggie Rockstone to be X Factor Africa judge; deal said to be worth US$500,000

by Ernest Dela Aglanu Hiplife Grand Papa, Reggie Rockstone, according to reports reaching Myjoyonline.com, has inked a mouthwatering deal to be a judge on the maiden Glo X-Factor Africa. X-Factor, a reality television singing competition which has gained prominence in the US and the UK is set to also unearth singing talents in the African […]

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Slim DeLeon Malawian Son Representing Africa

There is another new kid on the block, representing Africa in the United States, his name is Slim DeLeon. Born Gwanda Chikuamaba, Slim explains “In the native language of Chichewa, Slim means ‘young’ and Leon means ‘king’, translating to ‘The Young King’”. A grandchild of a major Malawian political figure, Gwanda Chikuamba the first, Slim […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Metamore – Like Moses

Malawian born artist Metamore, has been working hard, from travelling to Africa to connect with his roots and collaborate with several artists there, to returning to the UK to reconnect with his western vibe. This artist deserve a lot of credit for his hard work. There is lot to come from him in terms of […]

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