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VIDEO ALERT: Davido, Tiwa Savage, Lola Rae, Sarkodie, Mi Casa and Diamond Platnumz

It takes the best of African talent to make a song called “Africa Rising”. It has taken Nigerians Davido, Tiwa Savage and Lola Rae, South Africans Mi Casa, Ghanaian Sarkodie and Tanzanian Diamond Platinumz to create this powerful anthem. This song brings across a catchy Southern Afrobeats type rhythm, and a wide and diverse vocal […]

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Davido and Tiwa Savage Top Winners at MTV Africa Music Awards

The event marked the return of the MAMAs after a three-year hiatus as Viacom looks to spotlight contemporary African artists. Nigerians Davido and Tiwa Savage won the top male and female artist awards respectively Saturday night at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards, known as MAMA, in Durban, South Africa, with local group Mafikizolo snagging the top group prize. […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Tiwa Savage – Wanted

“Up in the streets, they call murder!” is a phrase that was originally coined by renowned Jamaican singer Ini Kamoze on his 1984 hit entitled “World A Music”. It was later sampled by several artists, including Bob Marley’s son Damian, on the anthem “Welcome to Jamrock”. Now it has been sampled by none other than […]

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Marlon Wayans to host 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards

Cape Town – The organisers have chosen an American, and not someone living in Africa, as the official host of the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA’s) taking place in Durban on 7 June, with the American comedian Marlon Wayans who will visit South Africa to preside over the awards show.The MTV Africa Music Awards is returning […]

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Davido, Mafikizolo To Perform At The MAMAs|@iam_Davido & @MafikizoloSA

MTV Base has announced multiple MAMA nominees, Davido and Mafikizolo as the first performers at the MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal supported by Absolut & The City of Durban (MAMA). Popular Omo Baba Olowo crooner, Davido and South African Afro-pop duo, Mafikizolo are both tied with Uhuru as the most nominated artistes in this year’s […]

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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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Mafikizolo, Uhuru, Davido Lead Nominees in Pan-African Music Awards

Shining a spotlight on the African continent and the amazing achievements of Africans around the world, MTV Base today revealed the nominees for the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards KwaZulu-Natal supported by Absolut & The City of Durban. The prestigious MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) nominations were revealed at a glittering nominations celebration at The Sands, Johannesburg, South Africa by MTV […]

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Africa, On the Rise (Analysis) – Billboard

If you were to take the latest global recorded music data from the International Federation of Phonographic Industries (IFPI), published last week, you could be forgiven for thinking that there isn’t a whole lot going on with digital music in Africa. It’s understandable why the highly regarded report is still conservative towards the continent; the data […]

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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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Sarkodie Causes Twitter Storm With Marriage Tweet|@sarkodie

Twitter was abuzz yesterday following a few simple tweets by Ghanaian rapper Sarkodie. The Hiplife/Highlife/Afrobeats artist caught the attention of his fans after announcing that he was looking for a woman to get hitched with. Some of the fastest rapper in Africa’s 250000 followers got excited, some females offering themselves to him and some males […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Atumpan – Nyash (Behind The Scenes)

Atumpan aka The Talking Drum, recently released his derriere celebratory single, simply entitled “Nyash”. Without wasting a lot of time, the Ghanaian chanter immediately went on to shoot the video for the song and we have gotten hold of the behind the scenes video. The video shows a pimped-up Atumpan giving some gifted ladies some […]

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Don Jazzy’s Fallout With Wande Coal Ropes In Tiwa Savage

Over the last couple of days, it has been reported that Nigerian artist Wande Coal has just broke ranks with Mavin Records boss Don Jazzy. Several blogs and websites have asserted that the split up was due to a song called Baby Face that Wande allegedly stole from Don and released under his boss’s nose. […]

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