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Q & A: Kyriah Dee, The New Gospel Sensation

She has a vision of Gospel music taking off in Ireland, a business mindset and a song for listeners’ lives to have a “Turn Around” in 2011. Released on New Year’s Day, the song by Kyriah Dee, singer and entrepreneur from Ireland has managed to get people of all ages and races grooving and turning […]

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Asake Agoro: Award Winning Nigerian Designer

Asake Agoro, the founder of Asake Oge Couture is an Award winning Designer and Dress maker of Nigerian origin. She is based in the United Kingdom where she continues to wow audiences with her exquisite designs and high quality Couture. Her intro collection was showcased in March 2009 at the London Metropolitan Fashion and Dance […]

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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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It’s UK Zambians Excellence Awards Night Tonight

Outstanding Zambian personalities living in the UK are getting honoured with special excellence awards tonight. The UKZambians awards for excellence event is being held at the Zambian High Commissioner in London. Among the nominees is current Miss Southern Africa UK, Fernanda Kanyendo. The gorgeous young model has been nominated in the “Young Achievers” category and […]

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Gamu Single Out Tonight

The day many of us have been waiting for has finally come, one day ealier than promised. Gamu Nhengu’s single “Where Will You Sleep This Christmas” featuring Aberlour choir is to be released a day ealier than planned on major online platforms. The singer’s supporters are pledging to buy as many copies as possible in […]

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Q & A: Meet Miss West Africa International (UK)

At 1230 in the early morning hours of 27 November 2010, the new Miss West Africa UK was crowned. Out of all the beautiful contestants from several different West African countries, Madeleine Glatz was the judges’ final pick. A surprised and tearful Madeleine stepped forward to be ‘sashed’. She sat on her throne, flanked by […]

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Q & A: Taking it Easy with Mo Eazy!

Born in Nigeria and raised between his county of birth and the United Kingdom, Mo Eazy shows the diversity of his upbringing in his music. He is currently riding high with the single Red Carpet in which he mixes English, Yoruba and a Nigerian English twang to deliver his message. Although he strongly represents his […]

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Gamu live at the MOBOs tonight?

As the home office decision on whether or not Gamu will be allowed to stay in UK is expected some time today , it is rumoured that the singer will be appearing at the MOBO awards ceremony tonight. Metro’s source says organisers are trying to get the 18-year-old on stage to sing amid speculation that […]

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Gamu live at MOBOs tonight?

As the home office decision on whether or not Gamu will be allowed to stay in UK is expected some time today , it is rumoured that the singer will be appearing at the MOBO awards ceremony tonight. Metro’s source says organisers are trying to get the 18-year-old on stage to sing amid speculation that […]

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Genevieve did not host Ammies, why?

Nigerian actress/model Genevieve Nnaji was conspicuously absent from the list of attendees at this year’s staging of the African Music Awards. The show, which was held in London and featured performances by Zimbabwean British dancehall artist Jusa Dementor was well attended. Genevieve’s attendance as a host was widely publicised and fans were excited to see […]

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UK-Zimbabwe’s Jusa Riding High

Zimbabwean dancehall producer/rapper Jusa Dementor seems to be currently riding the wave of success. After being recently nominated for two O2 Afican Music Awards (Ammies) categories, namely: Best African Artiste in the Diaspora and Southern African Artiste of the Year, Jusa today got confirmed as the new face of his homeland’s Econet Wireless’s advertising campaign. […]

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Tinashe’s Saved rescues the day with bouncy riffs

This debut album, from a south London singer/songwriter who spent his childhood in Harare, is a warm, soulful pop treat. Led by bouncing piano chords, Good Times showcases Tinashé’s knack for matching an addictive melody with pithy couplets about young urban life. Strumming guitars dominate jangly indie number The Feeling, while surging drums and an […]

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