Tag: african music

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Kola MuhammedNovember 6, 2020

The long walk to freedom of Grammy-grovelling African music industry

When the Recording Academy announced the renaming of the Grammy  ‘Best World Music‘ album category to ‘Best Global Music‘ album, to avoid ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 26, 2016

D’banj, Wande Coal, more to perform at One Lagos Brand Launch (WATCH)

Thousands of Lagosians are expected to make their way to the Bar Beach Victoria Island, Lagos to celebrate the One ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJuly 2, 2016

Alicia Keys collaborates with South African BET winner, Black Coffee (LISTEN)

African music is soaring to new heights. South African superstar DJ and producer, Black Coffee is the latest to hop on ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 30, 2016

Wizkid set to go ‘All the Way Up’ with new song featuring Chris Brown, Trey Songz and French Montana

Wizkid has announced that he would release a new single titled Shaba – featuring Chris Brown and Trey Songz, French Montana ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 23, 2016

Wizkid ‘might perform with Drake’ at the BET awards

Wizkid is strongly leading the charge for African music’s takeover of the global scene. Since the breakthrough, – Ojuelegba remix featuring Drake ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 20, 2016

Wizkid hooks up with superfan, Swizz Beatz for a collaboration

Swizz Beatz and Alicia Keyz have been in love with African music since they got wind of Wizkid‘s Ayo album in 2015. ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 12, 2016

Chris Brown joins Wizkid onstage for ‘African Bad Girl’ (WATCH)

Wizkid made his final stop of the One Hell of A Night tour in Amsterdam at the 17,000 capacity Ziggo ...

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Oreoluwa PetersJune 1, 2016

Skales and manager ‘in police custody’

Singer, Skales and his manager, Osagie Osarenkhoe are reportedly in police detention after being invited to clarify allegations of fraud levelled ...

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December 4, 2012

Hot Stuff: Omawumi – Stay Alive (Je Je Laye)

by Rachel Ogbu Singer Omawumi drops a video for her new single ‘Stay Alive’ (Je Je Laye). Coming from the stables of ...

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June 18, 2012

Opinion: Bridges and Barricades- Music in Africa

by Onyeka Nwelue Today, I return to Portugal, a country that has very strong colonial ties with Nigeria. This is ...

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