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Listen To Nenna Yvonne’s Go Around: Next Lady Gaga?

Now here is something refreshing. The Single “Go Around” is the first single of 2011 from Nenna Yvonne. When the beat starts, you will probably think it’s another Lady Gaga anthem and when the singer comes in with the first verse you might then start to think it’s Rihanna. Based in New York City, Nenna […]

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Akon Preaches African Unity in Senegal

DAKAR — Senegalese-American rapper and songwriter Akon called for greater African unity as he arrived in his home country to perform Friday at the world’s biggest celebration of black arts and culture. The six-time Grammy nominated singer, who recently released a single on which he collaborated with the late Michael Jackson, will perform at the […]

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Merry Christmas, Happy New Year and a big Thank You from diaspoRAW.net

2010 was a beautiful year. We saw the first ever staging of the FIFA World Cup in the African continent, the subsequent rise of African artists such as K’Naan and attention to the continent the world over. We also saw the discovery of a new African born star, Gamu Nhengu on British soil. We at […]

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Nneka – “I Am Not Ditching Music For Acting”

Anambra State born music sensation , Nneka Egbuna who recently starred in a feature film, “Relentless’ by a Paris based Nigerian director, Andy Okoroafor has dismissed the fear that she might be dumping her career in music for acting. Nneka, speaking with HVP, at the just concluded maiden edition of the Africa International Film Festival, […]

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Mamas’ Drama, Nneka vs Sasha

One of the issues that were intensely debated immediately the MAMAs were over is how rapper Sasha beat international songbird Nneka, to winning the Best Female Artist category. Other contenders in this category were, Lizha James (Mozambique) and Barbara Kanam (DRC). Many had tipped that if a Nigerian would win that category, it would be […]

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Akon’s Wings Are Soaring in India

Akon seems unstoppable as he continues on his quest to conquer the world with his Konvict brand. From signing Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie, to having his Kon Live artist, Lady Gaga dominating the charts and him recording the leading single of Michael Jackson’s first posthumous album, to recording a single with one of India’s top producers. […]

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It’s finally here, One8 ft R.Kelly: Hands Across the World

The single we have all been waiting for is finally here and we can reveal for the first time that the mystery U.S. superstar who has been collaborating with your favourite African acts is none other than veteran RnB crooner R.Kelly

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