Latest News for: African music talents


Simi named as latest Spotify EQUAL Africa artist

Joy Online 06 Jul 2022
Simi joins other Nigerian artists,Tiwa Savage, Ayra Starr, Asa, and FAVE to be part of EQUAL Africa, which aims to spotlight and amplify the voices of talented African female artists making waves in the music scene ... She joins a list of talented African women who are driving the culture and breaking through barriers in the music industry.

The Global Awards for Afrobeats Music, The Headie Awards, Hosts U.S. Launch Event in Hollywood

Longview News-Journal 02 Jul 2022
VAN NUYS, Calif., July 2, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- During a private media and VIP brunch in Hollywood, Ayo Animashaun, founder and executive producer of The Headie Awards – the global music awards show celebrating excellence in African music – officially kicked off the #RoadMapToTheHeadies.

Music can help us bridge political and social divides this Fourth of July | Social Views

Penn Live 29 Jun 2022
Music can be a great unifier ... That and more is possible this holiday weekend, thanks to the abundance of musical talent in our region ... And tenor Chris Seay is Artistic Director of the Capital Area Music Association (CAMA) a community choral organization with emphasis on the music of the African American Composers and Culture.

Orlando African American Artist Joins Disney Springs Art Walk as Walt Disney World Resort Continues ...

Jacksonville Free Press 27 Jun 2022
– A colorful painting by an Orlando area African American artist became the latest artwork added to the art murals at Disney Springs this week as Walt Disney World Resort acknowledges Juneteenth and Black Music Month.

All set for MzVee’s new ‘10 Thirty’ album launch

B & FT Online 25 Jun 2022
The 10-tracks album features some of the best musical talents in the country, as well as the African continent, notable among them, is Yemi Alade on the track titled Dumebi, Kwesi ArthurFlex, Kofi KinaataWinner, Tiwa SavageComing Home, and Stonebwoy on Pull Up.

MzVee to unleash "10 Thirty" album with star-studded lineup

Ghana News Agency 20 Jun 2022
According to MzVee, the title of the album "10 Thirty" connotes her 10-year span in the music industry as she turns 30 years on June 23, 2022. The album features some of the best musical talents from the African continent, including Tiwa Savage, Bella Shmurda, Yemi Alade, Stonebwoy, Kofi Kinaata, Kwesi Arthur, and Tanzanian superstar Harmonize.

Chris Koney’s column: Music mogul, Smallgod, talks about African talents and music going global

B & FT Online 12 Jun 2022
Our conversation focussed on African music on the global stage, development of African talents, structures and the prominence of Nigerian music on the world stage ... The growth of talents and the African music industry, both locally and internationally, will definitely impact the music business as a whole.

Bassline presents I AM LIVE with Nakhane at Constitutional Hill

Independent online (SA) 22 May 2022
The South African music industry was one of the sectors impacted by the outbreak ... “The festival is set to be a day of music and celebration of our humanity, resilience, and overall incredible creativity and talent that our beautiful African Continent births,” Holmes said.

Nomfundo Moh among the rising stars performing at ‘Shanya’na nge White Star’

Independent online (SA) 19 May 2022
“We’ve decided to continue with (the initiative), giving new talent a national platform and keeping fellow South Africans entertained and close to the heart of local music,” says Makhothi ... "The idea behind the campaign is that the more South Africans listen to and support local ...

LOOK: Nasty C dines with US rapper Domani ahead of Ivyson Army Tour

Independent online (SA) 06 May 2022
Having received a roaring response to his current single globally, Nasty C will be sharing the stage alongside new-age talent and will also be performing with Domani to South African audiences, showcasing their joint music as well as giving fans an opportunity to experience more ...

Yallunder signs with Vth Season, joining heavyweights Ami Faku, AKA and more

Independent online (SA) 04 May 2022
The African soul artist first rose to prominence in 2020 when she signed with afropop star Sjava's 1020 Cartel and released the soulful EP "UThando Lwam" ... “Like all employment contracts, this too came to an end ... "Her talent, personality, and current position as a rising star in the African Soul Music scene makes strategic sense for us ... .

The legacy of Nigerian music star Orlando Julius must not be overlooked

Beijing News 27 Apr 2022
If there is one musician as commonly associated as Fela Anikulapo-Kuti with the West African musical movements Afrobeat and Afrobeats (never mind Afro-Blues and Afro-Soul), this is the preserve of Orlando Julius Ekemode ... and African popular music, of Afrobeat and highlife.

HUAWEI Music delivers soundtracks to your life

Independent online (SA) 14 Apr 2022
Music forms part of what defines us as people ... Whether it’s the best of African talent or multinational superstars, HUAWEI Music has got something for every taste ... Continuing our musical journey across Africa, the ‘Kenyan Hits’ playlist ticks all the boxes on what’s trending in the East African country.

Rising Nigerian artist Luddy Dave drops a new Afro track, “Jolie,” featuring G Nako and Frankie Maston.

The Call 22 Oct 2020
Luddy Dave’s first release of the year is a new Afro track titled “Jolie.” The young talent is broadening his musical abilities by collaborating with other artists ... His musical and lyrical talents are already shining through and attracting fans worldwide ... Since his debut, Luddy Dave has immersed himself in contemporary African music.

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