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Lorine Chia

Meet The Cameroonian Singer Heating Up The Global Music Scene

In a world where a lot of artists increasingly sound the same, Lorine Chia is refreshingly unique. The Cameroonian-born, US-based star mesmerises with her strained, raspy voice that delivers bone-chilling soulful ballads. Her music is...

10 Best African Music Singles

It was another great year for African music, with artists dropping tunes that made the whole continent dance. Here are the ten biggest songs that topped the charts throughout the continent.Babes Wodumo – Wololo “Wololo”...
Mbale Schools Band

Mbale Schools Band In Uganda

Music has the power to entertain, to heal and to empower.All of this is embodied in Mbale Schools Band in Uganda, which is a music-orientated project under the charity U Give 2 Uganda that...
Stacey Gillian Abe – Uganda

They’re SO Hot Right Now – Young African Artists You Need to Know!

Africa’s art landscape is packed with tremendously talented artists who are gaining prominence locally and abroad. From Ghana to Kenya, Mozambique to Egypt, there’s a generation of painters, sculptors, photographers, and installation...
Nicki minaj wearing angolan flag

Why The Fuss About Nicki Minaj in Angola?

American rapper Nicki Minaj performed for a company partially owned by the family of Angolan President Jose Eduardo dos Santos. Human rights groups had urged Minaj to cancel the show in Angola, with accusations against dos...

10 Music Festivals in Africa

With the continent of Africa growing as a significant cultural and entertainment hub, music festivals are fast becoming a regular and popular feature on the continent’s cultural space. From educational and environmentally conscious festivals...
Pretty Yende

African Superstar Pretty Yende Steals the Show at New York’s Metropolitan Opera

Pretty Yende, a 27 year old soprano from South Africa, who has been causing stirs in operatic circles from Europe to Australia, landed on the grandest stage of her life, at the epicenter of...
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Blogs We Love: Awesome Tapes From Africa

In this “Blogs We Love” post, we present “Awesome Tapes From Africa“. This blogs we love pick is everything its name suggests. Started by Brian Shimkovitz after a trip to Ghana, the former ethnomusicology major...

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