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Art Department PTA

Art Department PTA is an independent rap duo from Pretoria East. DETHRONE is the third  EP project from the two, and the title speaks of how they intend to dethrone anything and anyone sitting at the top of the local hip hop scene, and taking over the top spot. With their talent and rap skill, …

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‘‘Strange Feelings’’ By Angella Katatumba & Herbert Skills Presskit

Angella Katatumba, Herbert Skillz Unveil New Jam ‘Strange Feelings’ Songbird Angella Katatumba, who is one of Uganda’s celebrated musicians, has teamed up with ace music producer cum singer Herbert Skillz, to unveil a new love song titled ‘Strange Feelings’. Laced with soothing vocals and comforting lyrics, ‘Strange Feelings’ is a wonderful project that has kicked …

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“Medicine” Hitmaker Nigeria’s Jaywillz’ E.P “Love Or The Word” Crosses 100M Streams

Budding Nigerian singer Jaywillz’s sophomore Extended Play (E.P) ‘Love Or The Word’ has crossed the hundred million streaming mark across all digital streaming platforms worldwide. Smash hit record ‘Medicine‘ off the E.P ‘Medicine’ has also been Shazamed over one million times. This new landmark drives the musician gloriously into the new year 2022, with greater things set …

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The New King Of Nigerian Hip-hop /Rap

Hailing from Brooklyn, NY by way of West Africa. “King Plu” is a Nigerian-American artist born to traditional African parents. Raised by his late beloved mother, who instilled in him the value of education at a very young age. She had aspirations for him to become a doctor, but despite his mother’s desire for him to pursue a career in …

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Canadian Breakout Star Liyah, Releases New Music Video “Slide”

Canadian break-out star Liyah has released her video for the new single, Slide. Already a hit on South African radio and TV, Liyah is looking to have her soulful sounds reach her fans in Ghana and other countries in Africa in the months to come.  Liyah Kataha – a 17-year-old singer from Toronto, Canada – …

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South Africa’s Afropop Sensation Nomfusi Returns Home With New Music

SAMA-Nominated Afropop and Jazz sensation Nomfusi, has returned home from her European tour with a new single release “IQAQA”- the first single from Nomfusi’s forthcoming album titled “The Red Stoep”. An afropop jazz-infused single, Iqaqa is a song about a love relationship which uses a Xhosa idiom “Iqaqa aliziva kunuka” meaning “the skunk does not …

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Uthando – Love To The World

BON; “Be Originally New” as she says symbolizes her style of music being new & deeply original toAfrican roots. Ever since announcing her arrival on the scene this year, every step that BON hastaken with her music has been an incredible leap forward in her career. From partnering up with theinsightful professionals at the Universal …

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DROGBA (JOANNA) MUSIC CREATOR, AFRO B, RECRUITS NINIOLA & BUSISWA FOR ADDICTIVE NEW SINGLE ”SHISHA”

Johannesburg, 3 December 2021: UK-based Ivorian Afrobeats artist Afro B known for his hit song, “Drogba (Joanna)” is back with a sensational new direction to his music — this time an epic fusion of hip-hop, dancehall and Afrobeat melodies in one musical pot:  ”Shisha” featuring AfroHouse queen, Niniola and South African House singer-songwriter and poet, …

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Keanu Harker Launches Debut Album With Live Performance

Capetonian Keanu Harker, who captivated audiences on The Voice, will launch his debut album I Believe in Me, the culmination of his life’s experiences, this month.  The 24-year-old’s soulful voice transcends all genres, fusing pop, R&B and soul. He launched his first single and music video I Feel It in June, with the song playlisting …

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CKAY ‘Love Nwantiti’ Ft. ElGrandeToto Achieves The Rare Feat Of Surpassing 17 Million Youtube Views In 10 Days

On Monday morning 15 November, the official music video for the North African remix of CKay’s ‘love nwantiti” ft El Grande Toto’ surpassed 17 million views in just 10 days, trending #1 Worldwide. A rare feat achieved by only a handful of musicians and content creators on the platform.  The milestone comes 3 months after …

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