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BEFFTA Awards Bring A Great Show To London Town Once Again On Their 8th Staging

People from different walks of life came together to celebrate the BEFFTA (Black Entertainment Film Fashion Television and Arts) Awards over the past week. The award ceremony, held over 2 days Thursday 27 & Friday 28 October, saw a throng of nominees listed in several different categories and it suffices it to say that the […]

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‘Missing’ X Factor Star Gamu Is Working In TopShop And Is Set To Release New Music After Disappearing For Six Years

  The singer became a star back in 2010 but has not really been seen since SHE had all but disappeared for six years – leading Xtra Factor presenter Rylan Clark to launch a nationwide campaign to find her on the show. The weekly appeal sparked the hashtag #findgamu and over the last few weeks, […]

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Tim Westwood Calls Wizkid “One Of The Greatest Artists I Have Ever Seen”

Tim Westwood, is undoubtedly one of the most important disc jockeys and radio personalities in the UK and he’s talking about African music influencing UK rap artists, his perception of Wizkid as a G.O.A.T and the three artists who left a lasting impression on him. For the last three decades, Westwood’s praises have been sung from […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Tinie Tempah Ft. Wizkid – Wizkid Ventures Into Uncharted Latin American Territory

One could be forgiven for thinking that Wizkid is a dark-skinned/African South American when they hear “Mamacita” by Tinie Tempah featuring the charming young Nigeria singer. The first to do so, as far as we are concerned, Wizzy held the chorus to the song with a flawless Southern American vibe. The Disturbing London artist who was featured […]

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Idris Elba Just Made History At The 2016 SAG Awards: Here’s Why

Idris Elba should not only be celebrating his double-win at the 2016 SAG Awards, but he must also raise a glass to the fact that he just made history! Not only is he the very first male to take home two SAG trophies in one night, but he is also the first black person to […]

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Reggie ‘N’ Bollie Turn Their X-Factor Homecoming Scene Into A Ghanaian Festival

You could have been excused if for a second you thought you were in Accra, at the scene of X-Factor UK 2015 ‘favourites’ Reggie ‘N’ Bollie’s homecoming this week in Farnborough, UK (Reggie’s adopted home). Their parade was led by kente-wearing, singing and drum-beating  supporters. The entertainers even got the duo’s mentor Cheryl Fernandez-Versini dancing […]

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Reggie ‘N’ Bollie Through To The X-Factor Finals

After holding their own in the competition and having their position never being seen as under threat all through the live shows, Reggie and Bollie are now through to the final of the X-Factor UK show. The second act of Ghanaian origin to make such an achievement but obviously the first of their kind in […]

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Reggie ‘N’ Bollie Make It To The UK X-Factor Semi-Finals, Prove They Are Here To Stay With Performances

Now, these guys have definitely proved their worth. Week-in week-0ut, with performances that have infused energy into the UK singing talent show, X-Factor, Reggie ‘N’ Bollie have managed to not only steal but own the hearts of the show’s fans. Like last weekend, this weekend (28-11-15) they performed a mash-up which included an African song…and […]

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Is Fuse ODG The New King Of Collaborations?, Just Collaborated With Major Lazer & More

Fuse ODG, the Ghanaian singer/rapper is on the roll as far as high profile collaborations are concerned. The TINA (This Is New Africa) movement creator was featured on the remix of Major Lazer’s “Light It Up” remix alongside Nyla. Fuse brought that African sound onto the beat and made the tune very interesting to listen […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Ozonna – Believe It To See It

Born in Nigeria, raised in London, UK and now based in the USA is non other than Ozonna, the man who possesses the voice that invites critics to use the seemingly antonymous words, velvet and and silk to describe it. The man chose to use that voice to nicely lay some lyrics on a moving […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Adele – Hello (Taps Mugadza Cover)

Who can outdo superstar British songstress Adele at belting out her own songs, we have the answer here, well, that is just our opinion. Male singer Taps Mugadza is the name. This gentleman has shown the world that opening up your lungs about a heartbreaking encounter to make a hit record is not just a […]

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Idris Elba Is Magnetic As Monstrous Warlord In Beasts Of No Nation Trailer

The Luther star plays a West African rebel commander who trains child soliders in Netflix’s first film. Idris Elba plays a vicious but charismatic warlord in Netflix’s first foray into filmmaking. Beasts of No Nation is about a young West African boy (played by newcomer Abraham Attah), who is forced to join a unit of mercenary […]

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