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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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Spotify Names Six African Megastars Joining Global Batch Of RADAR Artists

Ayra Starr, Black Sherif, DBN Gogo, Buruklyn Boyz among those set to gain new fan audiences globally Spotify today announced six African artists joining RADAR – the music streaming giant’s programme dedicated to the spotlight and discovery of emerging artists across the world. The full list of artists from Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa …

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Ghanaian Artiste Tripcy Enlists Davido On The Remix Of His Amapiano Banger Freeway

on 5th May, 2022, Tripcy is set to release the much anticipated remix to his Christmas banger “Freeway”. The Ghanaian artiste recruited Nigerian superstar Davido on the remix of one of the most exciting songs enjoyed by patrons of Detty December in Ghana.  When asked how the feature happened, Tripcy explained ” A mutual friend …

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SA-Born Jarid Williams Takes The International Stage With New Single “Reckless”

Hailing from South Africa, Jarid Williams is a rising R&B and pop artist with international recognition and an unstoppable drive. The artist infuses elements of R&B, hip hop, funk, and blues into a soulful sound and this remains true in his new single, “Reckless”. “Reckless depicts the tug-of-war emotion of temptation that everyone experiences when …

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Art Department PTA

Art Department PTA is a rap duo from Pretoria East. “I Got Time” is their newest music video release off their current eight-track DETHRONE EP. Coming together from being solo acts in  2014, the duo has since been putting out music, with three projects and a number of music videos and artist interviews to their …

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Yemi Alade Drops First 2022 Song, ‘My Man’ Feat Kranium

My Man is a melodic symphony that explores love, intimacy and loyalty. Yemi is joined by Jamaican dancehall singer Kranium, the star behind the hit,“Nobody has to know”. The collaboration brings together the propulsive rhythms and a jazz signature that is often found in Afrobeats paired with a mid-tempo melody and heart beat rhythm that …

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Emerging Hip Hop Talent, Andre Coupe Releases New Single “Royal Rumble”

Hip Hop talent Andre Coupe – whose real name is Arthur Bongani Cumba – has released his new single, “Royal Rumble” on all major digital platforms. One of the freshest talents to emerge from Johannesburg-South, Andre aims to showcase his unmatched talent and rap skills. Debuting his first single onto mainstream radio entitled “Royal Rumble”, …

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Timaya

Timaya Goes Back-To-Back With Release Of New Single ‘Charger’

As far as 2022 is concerned, Nigerian veteran singer-songwriter, TIMAYA is intent on going back-to-back with smash hit singles as he releases yet another hit single with stirring Amapiano song titled ‘Charger’.  This comes on the heels of his recently released 2022 debut inspirational single, ‘No Pressure,’ which is currently enjoying massive airplay. Produced by …

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