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Punk Music on the Rise in Africa

Punk rock, despite its northern hemisphere origins, has a lot in common with the African creative philosophy: its do-it-yourself, community-based collaborative culture, outspoken social consciousness and youthful exuberance. Even at its most elemental level, the music itself, it can be argued, has a very African aesthetic: raw and rhythmic, yet …

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Zimbabwean Band Mokoomba Makes History in U.S.

In the heart of Harlem (US) lies one of the most important entertainment venues in the world, the legendary Apollo Theatre. Not only is this hallowed stage essential to African-American culture, it also helped shape popular entertainment as we know it and launched the careers of hundreds of the United …

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Frank Sinatra Jr. dies while on tour in Florida

Frank Sinatra Jr., the son of the legendary entertainer who had a long musical career of his own, died Wednesday, said manager Andrea Kauffman. He was 72. Kauffman said Sinatra died at a Daytona Beach, Florida, hospital. Singer Nancy Sinatra said on her Facebook page that her brother died of …

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P Square’s Peter Okoye goes solo, signs new management

Peter Okoye, one half of the Nigerian RnB act, PSquare has gone solo. Peter’s solo debut is coming after several (social media) confrontations between him and the duo’s management, headed by their elder brother, Jude Okoye.   Peter announced a new management for himself on his Instagram page on Monday. …

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Nigeria’s Wizkid Confirms Zimbabwe Tour

Award winning Nigerian star Wizkid, born Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun, is set to make his debut performance in Zimbabwe at Old Hararians Sports Club on April 8. The star confirmed the show on social media that Zimbabwe is part of his African tour set for April. He is currently touring the …

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Ghana: I’sa Habinjah – The New African Dream

I’sa Habinjah is a new revolutionary hip-hop artist from Ghana. He seeks to appeal to Christian and Islamic hip-hop lovers with his unique branding as I’sa Habinjah, the messenger of I’sa. On January 7, I’sa released his debut music video called New African Dream which features the talented Roger Ryms. I’sa …

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Zimbabwe: All Set for Zim Music Awards

The Zimbabwe Music Awards (ZIMA) will honour President Mugabe at a ceremony set for February 25 at the HICC. This year’s edition will run under the theme “Celebrating leadership through music.” In a statement, the organisers said they would also host a concert dubbed “Well Done Bob” in honour of …

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