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The latest releases from Africa’s rising talent and other industry news.

Ef The Third

Ef the Third is a hip-hop recording artist and member of the rap duo “Art Department PTA”  from Pretoria East. So Fly is a new single/video off his forthcoming EP project titled “Third  Time’s A Charm” due for release this summer. The song is a laid back lifestyle jam, with the music video portraying a …

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Paola Dior Teams Up With Vantestiq On A New Hot Amapiano/Rap Single ‘Konka’

Cape Town Rapper, singer and songwriter multitalented Paola Dior and Kimberly Born Rapper & Vocalist VantestiQ teams up  with their new collaboration “Konka.” The two artists created a truly unique sound with the track, bringing together a bouncy but driving baseline and upbeat , Amapiano Drums that complement groove lyrics; the overall effect is a …

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Layzee Ella Returns With New Single, “Medusa”

A little over one year after the release of her debut project, When The Lights Go Off, rising artist, Layzee Ella, has returned with a new single titled “Medusa.” Following the lustrous vibe of When The Lights Go Off, “Medusa” is a ditty built around betrayal and the complexities of romance. Similar to some of her earliest output, “Medusa” employs …

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Timaya Sets Sights On A Billion Dollars With New Single, Get My Money Right

Timaya has had a stellar year with Cold Outside still dominating global charts and his last album “Gratitude” still getting various nominations across the continent almost two years after release. He recently crowned that success with the iconic Ferrari 458 and a majestic penthouse mansion in Ikoyi. Timaya is currently all about securing the bag …

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MzVee – 10Thirty Album Officially Out

By: Senanu Damilola Wemakor Born Vera Hamenoo-Kpeda, highly-acclaimed Ghanaian singer MzVee has officially released her highly-anticipated fifth studio album dubbed ’10Thirty’. The body of work comes as MzVee celebrates 10 years in the music industry and marks her 30th birthday, hence the title. Streaming Link: https://mzvee.lnk.to/10Thirty Over the past years, she has successfully dropped four albums …

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SPHEMusic

Rising Afro-soul singer SPHEMusic releases ‘Khuluma’ music video featuring Mondli Ngcobo

This month sees the release of the highly-anticipated music video of SPHEMusic’s hit Khuluma.  Written and produced by the talented Mondli Ngcobo, Khuluma has been topping radio charts around South Africa and peaked to #1 on the Gagasi fm GMS Afropop Top10.  “This is a dream come true!” says SPHEMusic (real name Siphelele Sokhela). I …

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Favourite Artists

Want Your Favourite Artists To Keep Creating Authentic Content? Support Them Directly

By Erki Koldits, CEO and co-founder, PopSpot  “Yeah, they’re great but they were so much better before they sold out.” Whether it’s a formerly independent musician who’s signed to a major record label or an underground mural artist that’s started taking on corporate commissions, it’s a sentiment we’re all familiar with (and may even have …

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Focalistic

Focalistic To Headline At Budxlab This Week

In his first appearance back on home soil after a highly successful US Tour, Focalistic appears at the BudXLab, this Wednesday, June 22nd in a much-anticipated performance at the Venue Thirteen Rooftop Bar, along with special guests Tumisho and Kmat. Focalistic is fired up after his recent, spectacular collab with global Afrobeat star Davido (with Abidoza) on …

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Warner Music SA Ushers In A New Era: Transitions To Warner Music Africa

Warner Music South Africa announced their evolution to Warner Music Africa, the news was broken at an exclusive launch held on 11th May 2022 at their offices in Hyde Park.  In collaboration with renowned visual artist Masonwabe Ntloko, Warner Music Africa’s office transformation represented, Managing Director & Senior Vice President of Special Projects, Temi Adeniji’s vantage of music being the ‘truest expression of culture’.  Having started her …

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Genre-Bending Namakau Star Presents Her Debut EP, Landing; An Ethereal Ode To Freedom And Flow

No stranger to reinvention, this multifaceted musical force has come back stronger than ever with a tribute to authenticity and freedom, dreamily packaged in a 7 track EP, LANDING. Her first Single “Rewind” leading up to her EP was due for release on the 20th of April 2022, through Paradise Sound System. The second one …

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