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VIDEO ALERT: John Falsetto – Papaoutai (Cover)|John Brilliantly Uses The Mbira To Give Listeners A Different Experience

So far, Rwandese-Belgian hip-hop/electro musician Stromae has managed to garner nearly 300 million views for his hit single “Papaoutai”. Since it’s release, the song has been covered in different forms by several artists and broadcast on online platforms such as Youtube, but no cover has sounded more interesting to us than this one by UK-based […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Degeorge ft. Shawty RP – “Money In The Bank”

One of the UK’s freshest Nigerian acts Degeorge debuts his brand new video “Money In The Bank” featuring female diva rapper Shawty RP. Degeorge confessed thet he stepped out of his Afrocentric musical zone with this one and of course it is a really good achievement. With a quasi-hip-hop heavy beat, it is nothing short […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Fuse ODG – Top Of My Charts

What a way to praise the one you love. We are not exactly sure who Fuse ODG has dedicated this tune to but we are certain it will be a hit among the lovers. “Top Of My Charts” is that kind of song that spells out the ‘sweet nothings’ that lovers say to each other […]

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Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase UK Starts On A High Gear

The inaugural Zimbabwe Fashion Showcase UK was held in Birmingham on Saturday 4 July 2015. The event was hosted at a location that seemed quite obscure and appeared tiny from the outside, but as you walked inside, you got welcomed by an inviting aura and cool atmosphere which hugely contrasted the very warm weather outside. A couple of […]

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Ghana’s Stonebwoy Wins Best International Act Africa at BET Awards, Fuse ODG Boycotts Show And Bashes The Event’s Organisers

Ghana’s superstar Reggae-Dancehall artist, Stonebwoy has won the award for Best International Act: Africa at the 2015 BET Awards. Stonebwoy was nominated in a category which included fellow countryman and rapper, Sarkodie, South Africans – rapper, A.K.A. and sining group, The Soil, DRC singing sensation Fally Ipupa, Kenyan star group Sauti Sol (Kenya), Nigerians – singer, Wizkid […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Afrikan Boy ft. Adio West – M.I.A (Made In Africa)

Nigerian-British rapper Afrikan Boy is making sure to tell the story of his roots. With the song M.I.A (Made In Africa), AB narrates on how Africa has influenced him and his music, even though he has been largely based overseas. The Konrad OldMoney produced song also addresses identity matters and nostalgia. The song is taken […]

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Slough to Celebrate the Achievements of Britain’s African and Caribbean Communities

  RESIDENTS are invited to experience the history and achievements of Britain’s African and Caribbean communities. A month-long event celebrating black history will conclude with the sights and sounds of Africa filling Slough High Street, on Saturday, April 25, between noon and 4pm. It will feature West African and Zimbabwean music and dance, a traditional […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Mista Silva – B.A.D (Best.Achieving.Don)

Mista Silva couldn’t have come more correct with this Kojey Radical-directed video for “B.A.D” (Best Achieving Don). The British-Ghanaian lyricist, who’s made a pretty big name for himself in the Afrobeats scene, serves up a punchy, dancehall-inspired jam interlaced with the uplifting vibes of traditional Ghanaian music. Without a doubt, his new single is the […]

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UK Army Music Corps on Africa Mission

A seven-strong team from the Corps of Army Music 
(CAMUS) visited East Africa to train with their counterparts in the Ugandan People’s 
Defence Force. The team, led by The Band of King’s Division, who are based at Weeton Barracks, near Singleton (Lancashire, UK), were asked to work with the musicians from the UPDF Band as […]

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VIDEO ALERT:Fuse ODG – Ye Play

This Is New Africa (TINA) movement has rolled into 2015 with some heat, a new clothing line and more hits. The latest being “Ye Play” by the TINA king himself Fuse ODG. In typical Fuse ODG style, it’s all Afrobeats with a new dimension, youthful and progressive. “Ye Play” brings Fuse the Afro singer and […]

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Africa Oyé Festival Returns in June 2015

Africa Oyé, the UK’s largest free celebration of African music and culture returns to Liverpool on Saturday, June 20 and Sunday, June 21, 2015. The festival reported record audiences last summer. Some of the best artists from across Africa, the Caribbean and the wider diaspora will be joined by the traditional eclectic ‘Oyé Village’ featuring […]

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VIDEO ALERT: Mista Silva – Like It (feat. A.I.M)

MOBO award nominated artist Mr Silva, decided to say goodbye to 2014 with a lovely tune called “Like It”. The song has an old school electron-funk base beat to it and we would like to say that makes it a bit laid back and the same time dance-able to. It is what one would call […]

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