Latest News for: African music talents


A 3-day festival celebrating African culture will come to Bangor this summer

Bangor Daily News 11 Jun 2024
The last day of the festival will give attendees a taste of culture, including dishes from African food vendors, music, a fashion show and a talent show for children.

Okosuns, Rhodes: Massive Men Mired in May (2)

This Day 01 Jun 2024
... needed to prove to Nigerians, and indeed the entire world, that you could be the greatest African musical talent without succumbing to irreverence, illegality, agnosticism or rootless ribaldry.

Stevie Wonder gets Ghanaian citizenship

Ghana Business News 13 May 2024
At a colourful event at the Jubilee House, the seat of government, President Akufo Addo expressed the nation’s gratitude to Mr Wonder for his decision to live in Ghana and for his contribution to the African continent through music.

Sjava's brilliant career in arts shines on with Queendom role

Sowetan Live 06 May 2024
African Trap Music singer Sjava is on a mission to highlight his talent both in music and acting. .

BMJ Music Signs Sweet Brown in Multi-million Naira Record Deal  

This Day 30 Apr 2024
James Ochuko Blessing, CEO of BMJ Music, expressed his fervent aspirations, stating, “Our ultimate goal is to make Africa proud by amplifying the voices of young, talented artists and showcasing the rich diversity of African music to the world.

Universal Music France and Binetou Sylla, founder of leading independent label Wèrè Wèrè Music partner ...

Capital Ethiopia 24 Apr 2024
In partnering with Def Jam and Capitol, Wèrè Wèrè Music is uniquely positioned to deliver commercial and global success to unique African talent from across the continent.

Mac G joins Cape Town International Jazz Festival line up

Independent online (SA) 24 Apr 2024
True to its roots of providing the performance space for a mix of established and bright new talent, this year’s festival will showcase African music royalty alongside their international counterparts.

Davido Enters Partnership with UnitedMasters for Nine+ Records

The Source 19 Apr 2024
Nine+ Records plans to announce more artists and partners shortly, further solidifying its position as a force in the African music scene ... His electrifying set showcased his talent and cemented his status as a global music icon.

Turn the Lights and the Music Up! Jazz Royalty is in the House…

Independent online (SA) 09 Apr 2024
True to its roots of providing the performance space for a mixture of established and bright new talent, this year’s festival will showcase African music royalty alongside their international counterparts.

African Legends Night marks Heritage Month to celebrate African music

B & FT Online 29 Mar 2024
The African Legends Night Heritage Month campaign will showcase some of the continent’s most illustrious musical talents, paying homage to the diverse traditions and legacies that have shaped the continent’s music.

Worcester Arts Council awards more than $246,000 for arts and cultural programs

The Gardner News 26 Mar 2024
Grant winners reflect a wide range of Worcester-based programs and organizations, including the Worcester Caribbean American Carnival ($5,000), Crocodile River Music’s Worcester’s Got African Talent ...

Emtee's back in motion with new music and major deal with global powerhouse Empire

Independent online (SA) 22 Mar 2024
Since its inception in 2010 by music visionary Ghazi Shami, Empire has played a crucial role in elevating the careers of African talents such as Asake, BNXN, Kizz Daniel, and Fireboy DML.

All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA), President speaks on fostering collaboration within African music community as ...

Capital Ethiopia 21 Mar 2024
With the theme; importance of fostering collaboration within the African music community, Dada would be ... Collaboration, Investments&Talent Development with seasoned African music giants in attendance.

Connecting art to kids… Center for the Arts all in: Part 2

Crested Butte News 20 Mar 2024
We offer youth camps to give kids a chance to gain a deeper understanding of the African Arts and a further opportunity to connect into their individual talents in movement, music, and creativity.”.

University of Akron jazzed to bring local guitarist Dan Wilson onto program faculty

Akron Beacon Journal 26 Feb 2024
He talked about African American music — including spirituals blues, New Orleans music, jazz, gospel, F&B, funk and rock — existing on a continuum ... tied to African American culture," Wilson said.