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Feature: Dance school transforms young minds in Namibia 01 Jun 2023
The academy is transforming contemporary dance in Namibia by grooming young talent. It melds theory, practice, modernity, African music, and culture to shape young minds in Windhoek. "Youth is a vessel, and I vowed to groom young talent," Mareka said Thursday ... Many youngsters have lauded the academy for helping them carve talent.

From Wynberg to modelling for Gucci, Sports Illustrated - SA talent the gift that keeps ...

Independent online (SA) 31 May 2023
Cape Town - While South Africans are known across the world for having immense talent, a unique sense of humour and music that inspires more than movement, a number of South African super-stars continue to mesmerise and impress on international stages ... Among the talented superstars is Cape Town-born model Lisa-Marie Jaftha.

Jesse Cleg, DJ Lag, Nathi Mankayi and Mr Eazi celebrate the beauty that is Africa

Independent online (SA) 25 May 2023
One of the most common ways that has united Africans is music ... African music ... It’s amazing to see South African music taking over I always knew we got it ... He is also the founder of emPawa Africa, a talent incubator programmer that funds and mentors emerging African artists, and the digital music aggregator of emPawa Distribution.Mr Eazi.

Airtel Launches Brand Campaign to Inspire Youth Creativity

This Day 25 May 2023
The Voice Africa showcases exceptional African musical talent in a show that also features a high-profile panel of coaches and TV hosts. One of the 100 selected talents will eventually be crowned ‘The Voice Africa’ in a live show that is currently airing on free-to-air TV stations across the continent and Airtel TV.

Ghana’s Lumina makes history as first African operatic group admitted to American Institute of Musical Studies

Joy Online 19 May 2023
This remarkable achievement not only highlights Lumina’s exceptional talent but also serves as a testament to the richness and diversity of African musical artistry ... of classic operatic pieces, blending traditional African musical elements with Western operatic traditions.

Grab your friends and make the ‘Jameson Distillery on Tour’ an experience to remember

Independent online (SA) 18 May 2023
The tour returns with a new and improved experience, inviting all Jameson lovers to explore the famous distillery from Bow Street, Dublin, with a South African touch ... Gospel musician Solly Moholo took her under his musical wing ... The festival is set to be a day of music and celebration of humanity, resilience, creativity and talent from African soil.

Airtel Africa launches ‘Reason to imagine’ brand campaign to inspire Africa’s youth

B & FT Online 18 May 2023
The Voice Africa showcases exceptional African musical talent in a show that also features a high-profile panel of coaches and TV hosts. One of the 100 selected talents will eventually be crowned ‘The Voice Africa’ in a live show that is currently airing on free to air TV stations across the continent and Airtel TV.

Crux Global compilation: Raevin finds love in ‘America’

Joy Online 12 May 2023
The song was created during a music writing camp for artists on the rise in Ghana, organized by Crux Global, an African-owned music distribution company ... This compilation project by Crux Global promises to be a game-changer in the music industry, showcasing the immense talent and diversity of African music.

MOE. overwhelmed with emotion after bagging Best New Age R&B Artist at Metros

Independent online (SA) 09 May 2023
... beautiful, career-defining moments for many of the music industry’s most talented artists. One of those artists is newcomer MOE., who etched her name in the South African music awards history books by bagging the award for Best New Age R&B Artist for her single “Me Ever After”.

Jeremy Winston Chorale gives inspired concert for Forten family exhibit

The Philadelphia Tribune 05 May 2023
The program will include the world premiere of a new Black Founders-inspired choral work composed by Winston and titled “Man of Colour,” as well as form a showcase of both secular and religious music written by renowned African American composers from the 1800s.

Disco Misr’ Track for Adidas’ Regional Campaign is Testament to Egypt’s Burgeoning Music Scene

Egyptian Streets 03 May 2023
The Middle East and North African (MENA) region is becoming a hot spot for musical talents as each year, the music industry sees a line-up of new and aspiring artists reshaping the music game ... Honouring creativity in music, art, and fashion, the campaign pays homage to the ...

We Will Rock you returns to Cape Town

Independent online (SA) 26 Apr 2023
The new production and major world tour of Queen and Ben Elton’s multi award-winning rock musical ... The highly talented 27-member all South African We Will Rock You cast is a combination of established, well-known performers and fresh new talent, making their musical theatre debut.

Accelerating Creativity and Innovation in Africa

The Patriotic Vanguard 23 Apr 2023
Nurture innovative thinking and develop talent Critical thinking, ... Entertainment giants like Netflix and Warner Music Group are recognising the potential of the African market as a source of talent and content and are actively seeking to capture a share of this market.

Lerato Kganyago and Katlego Maboe to host Metro FM Music Awards

Independent online (SA) 23 Apr 2023
“Get ready for a night that will leave you mesmerised and craving for more, as we celebrate the very best of South African music with the industry's leading artists and producers.” ... “I am looking forward to celebrating the best of South African music with all the amazing artists, producers, and fans.

South African Tourism Celebrates Jazz Legend Hugh Masekela’s Induction into the Ertegun Hall of ...

Enid News & Eagle 17 Apr 2023
The highlight of the afternoon was the induction of Hugh Masekela into the Ertegun Hall of Fame, a prestigious recognition for his exceptional talent and remarkable achievements in the music industry ... His unique style and fusion of African rhythms, jazz, and world music have captivated audiences around the globe for decades.

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