Saxophonist ‘builds bridges’ between Africa and the West

Emmanuel N’Djoke Dibango, known as Manu Dibango, saxophonist and Franco-Cameroonian singer of world jazz, gestures to the crowds during his concert on June 29 last year at the Ivory Hotel Abidjan. Afp In a career spanning six decades, Afro-European star saxophonist Manu Dibango has played a fusion of everything from jazz, funk and traditional rhythmsContinue reading “Saxophonist ‘builds bridges’ between Africa and the West”

MR EAZI’S TALENT INCUBATOR EMPAWA AFRICA LAUNCHES SECOND PHASE OF FUNDING AND MENTORING PROGRAM

Superstar Nigeria-born artist and music executive Mr Eazi is investing in the next generation of African talent through emPawa Africa, an incubator program for emerging artists. Following a successful launch earlier this year, emPawa Africa’s accelerator program reopens to entries on Friday, August 15. In this second phase of the program, 30 African artists willContinue reading “MR EAZI’S TALENT INCUBATOR EMPAWA AFRICA LAUNCHES SECOND PHASE OF FUNDING AND MENTORING PROGRAM”

Watch Cassper Nyovest’s new music video

South African rapper Cassper Nyovest has released a new video titled ‘Move For Me’. Directed by Laurenzo Dlamini, the video was released on YouTube and was sitting on more than 66 000 views just four hours after its release on the morning of 31 May. The song is taken off Nyovest’s 2018 album, Sweet and Short and features local singer Boskasie, whose powerfulContinue reading “Watch Cassper Nyovest’s new music video”

DJ Sly drops classic video for ‘ Ole Alo’ featuring top African musicians

Ghanaian Award Winning Disc Jockey, DJ Sly has proved his versatility once again by releasing his much-awaited mega collaboration music video tilted: “Ole Alo”.  In this thrilling banger official music video; DJ Sly featured sensational Nigerian Superstars, Teni and Skales adding up with Ghanaian top star E.L and Cameroon music Diva, Daphne.  DJ Sly hasContinue reading “DJ Sly drops classic video for ‘ Ole Alo’ featuring top African musicians”

The 11 Songs You Need to Hear This Week

Featuring A-Reece, Odunsi, Blood Orange, Dope Saint Jude, WurlD, and more. Every week, we highlight the cream of the crop in music through our Best Music of the Week column.  Here’s our round up of the best tracks and music videos that came across our desks, which you can also check out in our Songs You NeedContinue reading “The 11 Songs You Need to Hear This Week”