Tag Archives: West Africa

VIDEO ALERT: Eddy Kenzo – So Good

Eddy Kenzo is one of those African names that is constantly growing everyday. His new video release will keep old fans hooked onto his vibe and even invite new fans. “So Good” is the title of the song whose video Kenzo decided to release this month. As usual, his sweet vocals are showcased over the […]

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Missy Elliott Borrows The Shoki Dance Move For Her Return Single “WTF (Where They From)”

A lot of today’s cool kids club members may not know who Missy Elliot is, but they really need to. She is one of the, if not THE woman who used to rule the rap scene of yesteryear. The 44 year old who rocked the late nineties and early noughties with hits such as “Beep Me 911” […]

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Cameroonian Artist Franko’s Coller La Petite Hit Song Has Been Banned In His Country

Instrumentally rich and recognized but lyrically un-aesthetic to the norms of African music and Cameroon in particular. That is how the government of Cameroon has decided to declare Franko’s smash hit ‘Coller La Petite’. Coller La Petite has finally been banned after it has already made and still making waves worldwide from the West Region […]

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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: Original Strong Girls ft. D’Banj, Diamond & Banky W – Strong Girl (Remix)

The original song features Omotola, Waje, Selmor Mtukudzi and other top female artists from across the continent. Leading African male artists D’Banj (Nigeria), Diamond (Tanzania) and Banky W (Nigeria) have joined forces with U2 lead singer and ONE co-founder Bono to remix Strong Girl – the anthem that celebrates the power of girls and women […]

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Bono Joins African Stars in Campaign to Use Music to Empower Women

African stars have joined rock star Bono in a campaign to use music to help empower women globally. Bono and the top African male musicians D’banj, Diamond and Banky W announced Friday that they will be included in a remix of the song Strong Girl, a rallying cry for women’s empowerment which features top African female talent. […]

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Ret-RAW Saturdays: Manu Dibango – Woa

Smooth and cool, Cameroonian musician Emmanuel “Manu” N’Djoké Dibango is definitely one of Africa’s notable icons. He made his name from being a standout saxophonist and vibraphone player. His musical style is a fusion of jazz, funk and traditional Cameroonian music. One of the 81 year old’s significant hits is the song “Woa”. With a […]

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Mavin Records First Lady Tiwa Savage Gives Birth Baby Boy

Mavin Records first lady, Tiwa Savage-Balogun has joined the growing list of entertainers who have welcomed a newborn this year. Tiwa Savage delivered a bouncing baby boy on Wednesday morning at St Mary’s Hospital, London. The news trended on social media as blogs and twitter accounts strove to be the first to break the news. […]

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Young Ghanaian Artist Delasi Plans To Launch Album In Artistic Style In Berlin, Germany

Like any exploration this #ThoughtJourney has taken this traveler to paths less walked. On his #ThoughtJourney we meet Passion, Betrayal, Denial, Aggression, Sorrow, Love and Curiosity. Our traveler is honest in his portrayal of Life and he invites us along for this #ThoughtJourney Come meet Delasi and Lee Bass for this Rendezvous of Kindred Spirits on 23 July 2015 […]

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Ret-RAW Saturdays: Brenda Fassie – Vulindlela

Brenda Fassie is one iconic African woman even tho she has been dead for over 10 years now. Her music remains as a staple of every African party that one may attend the world over. She was controversial in some ways, but songs such as “Vulindlela” made her unavoidable and unforgettable. A party and particularly […]

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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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Is Sarkodie Richer Than Asamoah Gyan?

There has been a constant debate as to who owns the cashland in Ghana here,is it the entertainer or the sportsman? Source takes a critical look at this argument by comparing arguably, the most expensive entertainer in the country currently and the most expensive sportsman on the continent at the moment, Sarkodie and Asamoah Gyan […]

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