Music

Reggae legend Alpha Blondy to headline the 27th Edition of Koroga Festival, Nairobi

You are in for a treat, a really big one that you won’t know what hit you. One of the world’s biggest reggae stars, Ivorian born Alpha Blondy will be headlining the 27th edition of Koroga Festival, on Sunday, September 22, 2019, at Two Rivers Mall Grounds, Nairobi. Since his first success in the 1980s with the pan-African hit “Opération Coup De Poing (Brigadier Sabari),” the Ivorian superstar born, Seydou … Continue reading Reggae legend Alpha Blondy to headline the 27th Edition of Koroga Festival, Nairobi

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Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

1. YouTube is Helping African Music Acts Go Global, Here’s How While many dream of using YouTube as their launching pad to stardom, discovery doesn’t come easy. Thanks to a new partnership between YouTube and Mr. Eazi’s emPawa Foundation, however, emerging talents from Africa are getting a leg up and the chance to develop a global audience. The idea for emPawa was motivated by the … Continue reading Africa Top10 Lifestyle & Travel News

Music

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 rhythms from his native Cameroon, creating music that he says “builds … Continue reading Saxophonist ‘builds bridges’ between Africa and the West

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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 will be selected to receive a non-repayable grant to fund their … Continue 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 powerful vocals fuse well with the melodious reggae beats. Shot on … Continue reading Watch Cassper Nyovest’s new music video