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

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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Miriam Makeba

Miriam Makeba Featured On New Song

COMMEMORATES THE 13TH YEAR OF THE LEGENDARY ICON’S PASSING The 13th year of Commemoration of the passing of Humanitarian and Musical Icon, Miriam Makeba takes place on November 9th, the date of her untimely passing in Italy in 2008. This year, in tribute to and memory of the legendary songstress and humanitarian, UK artist/producer, NTANTU, has dedicated …

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The Ever-Growing Popularity Of Music Streaming

Earlier this year, Rolling Stone Magazine reported that paid music streaming subscriptions in the US experienced their biggest year-on-year jump in 2020. Some 15 million people signed up for various platforms for the first time, bringing the total number of paying North American subscribers to more than 75 million people. This astronomical rise of interest in music streaming …

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Coming Home

Listen: Tiwa Savage jumps on MzVee’s new ‘Coming Home’ song

After MzVee instructed all her suitors to ‘Come and See My Mother’ with Nigerian songstress Yemi Alade, finally her supposed suitor is ‘Coming Home’ with the help of Tiwa Savage. ‘Coming Home’, Vee’s new single which features Nigeria’s bad girl highlights the processes involved in settling down with a partner within the African setting. The …

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Darren Scharneck Releases First Single, “Go!”

Off Upcoming EP Set For Release In 2022 SA’s Darren Scharneck has released his first single titled “Go!” off his upcoming EP set for release in the new year.  Darren explains the inspiration behind the track. “Go!” was inspired by the basic human need for companionship and the age-old love story. Yet, having a crush …

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D’Banj Releases Phantastic New Album, ‘Stress Free’

D’Banj released his much-anticipated new album, “Stress Free”, on Friday, October 1 – a fresh, new body of work from the Afrobeats superstar. While embodying a successful career, “Stress Free” shows a polished artist who is not only experimenting but having fun, along with slick production values (featuring the spectacular skills of music producer Rexxie).  …

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Bisa Kdei Returns With A New Party Anthem “Yard”

Multiple award-winning Highlife artiste and record producer Bisa Kdei has released the much-awaited party anthem for the upcoming Christmas festivities later in the year. The new song titled “Yard” which is on the playlist for his upcoming “Original” album comes along with soothing rhymes and party vibes. Bisa Kdei who has dropped many parties hit …

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Ngoma Africa Band on action

The Ngoma Africa Band – Golden Voice of East Africa

The Ngoma Africa Band aka FFU also known as Anunnaki alien, the most successful African live Band based in Germany has been vastly gaining popularity through an extraordinary East African rhythm which always drives the Europeans fans crazy. It’s more than two decades now that Band has a very concrete and stable recognition in the …

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The Sound Of A People – New Album By Nipho Mkhize And Sophiatown

The Sound of a People is the long awaited new album by Nipho Mkhize and Sophiatown Best known for his previous singles One Night and Warm Skies, Nipho Mkhize was born and raised in Pietermaritzburg, KZN. Music became a part of his life whilst at church with his parents on Sundays where he sang traditional …

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Jhybo Releases A Dope Track Called ‘I Like Money’

Jhybo releases his second project for 2021, a dope track called ‘I Like Money’.  An energetic fusion of Afro beats & Afro House/Rap. Jhybo channels his inner Chris Brown and goes for the dance route in the video. A welcome chance for his fans to see his fun side as he gyrates /bops his way through …

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