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VIDEO ALERT: Burna Boy ft DJ Jam Jam – Wombolombo

Burna Boy’s Wombolombo track is what one would describe as a chilled out Afrobeats party song. Catchy and wavey, it had to get the right set of visuals to drive the message behind the song, which we believe is live and enjoy life. Below is the video, showing Burna Boy chilling, eating, drinking, performing and […]

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P-Square’s Peter Okoye Chills Out With Street Beggars in Canada

Peter Okoye, one half of brotherly Nigeria music superstar duo P-Square took time out to chill out with a duo of street musical performers/beggars. Taking a break from tour in the North American country, Peter was pictured sitting and smiling with the two musicians, a harmonicist and and guitarist. They had an open guitar case […]

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Renowned Ghanaian designer returns to Africa Fashion Week

Sarfo of Styles will showcase on Thursday, July 18th at Africa Fashion Week in New York (AFWNY). AFWNY, a staple in New York’s fashion weeks, is a luxury multi-day event produced by Adirée. This year’s AFWNY will take place at the Broad Street Ballroom on July 18th, 19th and 20th in New York City’s Financial […]

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Nnamdi Asomugha Ties The Knot With Kerry Washington in Secret Ceremony

Nnamdi Asomugha is reported to have married Kerry Washington in  Blaine County, Idaho on June 24. E! News reports that Nnamdi (31), who is an NFL player (San Francisco 49ers) and Kerry Washington (36), who stars in ABC’s Scandal tied the knot in a super-secret ceremony last month. E! News claim that they have obtained a marriage […]

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A Way into African music

 Vieux Farka Touré wins club crowd at Jazz Fest I have a confession: I don’t know much about African music. Sure, I’m not completely in the dark — I know the obvious ones like Fela Kuti and Ladysmith Black Mambazo — but much of the genre is so foreign to me that I have been […]

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Africa Oyé Descends On Liverpool for 21st Anniversary

For yet another year, Liverpool (UK) was abuzz with the sound, food and culture of Africa last weekend. The multicultural city sure showed the world why it is called as such. Liverpool gave the people a well staged and highly powered event featuring onstage, African acts from various countries and at the stalls, several mouth […]

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Girl Strips For Iyanya at UK Kukere Concert

Nigerian musical heartthrob Iyanya got many female fans drooling when he passed through the UK for his album launch campaign, but he definitely got one fan going the extra mile. While in Manchester, a female fan was called up onstage to give a bootilicious dance over one of Iyanya’s classical songs in front of multitudes […]

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Asanda Shows Off Her Prowess On BGT Finals

South African musical sensation Asanda Jezile made her mark last night on the Britain’s Got Talent show. She sung Beyonce’s If I Was A Boy with as a professiona, in front Of Britain’s Got Talent (BGT) judges and the crowd. Asanda was flanked by a choir, during the performance, which looked a lot like something […]

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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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CEO Dancers Thrill BGT Crowd But Fail To Progress

Dance group CEO dancers appeared once again on Britain’s got talent. The girls who are all of African descent but from different countries came on stage to show their unique act, after being selected for the semi-final line by the judges. The girls were raised onto the stage by three elevators, one after the other, […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Clubfeet – ‘Cape Town’

Let’s fly to Cape Town baby!, those are the words from Australian-South African band Clubfeet. With a focus on the Cape Town, South Africa nightlife, the nband recently released Cape Town video, a video which showcases the sleepless of the Southern African city. The video was shot in the early hours of the morning, precisely, […]

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‘Fela,’ a dance party with political diatribe, now playing at Paramount Theatre

The most influential African musician of the last 50 years is still little known in this country. A few years ago, Broadway tried to remedy that with the musical, “Fela!” The national touring company has just made it to Seattle’s Paramount Theatre. Fela Kuti was a Nigerian musician, composer, and performer who not only sang […]

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