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Fela Anikulapo Kuti

Olufela Olusegun Oludotun Ransome-Kuti, better known as Fela ANIKULAPO KUTI or simply FELA, is a Nigerian Music Legend, performer, political maverick and the pioneer of the “Afrobeat’’ genre of music. His music was a mix of Jazz, Funk and Highlife, filled with sounds of traditional African instruments, West African chants and rhythms with a call-and-answer … Continue reading

Urban Twist to Congolese Music

Music from the Democratic Republic of Congo dominated the African continent for countless years. There are many opinions about the decline of its popularity outside of the DR Congo, but one could possibly say that decline is due to an inability “keep up with the times” and not to the quality of DR Congo music … Continue reading

African Woman

Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong, popularly known as Becca, is an Afro-Pop/Rhythms&Blues singer from Ghana. She grew up in a musically inclined family. Her mother, father, and brothers all sang in the church choir. So it came as no surprise that she too joined the church choir as well as a singing group that composed their … Continue reading

THE STORY OF THIS SHIT RIGHT HERE WE CALL HIPLIFE

As a kid I always loved Hiphop. As far as I can remember at age 3, I would bump Public enemy and Mc Hammer all day and be in a state of utter euphoria. I considered myself a “Hiphop Head”. Growing up in Ghana there were lots of other “Hiphop head” kids like me. We … Continue reading

Irene Logan – Kabilla

It looks likes the pretty songstress, Irene Logan is bent on satisfying the whole nation by singing a song at least in all the major languages of Ghana. To my surprise, she’s doing it and doing it quiet well, A Native of Liberia, Irene has lived most of her life in Ghana. Daughter of Liberian … Continue reading

“Me Do Wo” – Fritz Ft. Guru

This one’s a slow jam for all the lovers out there. FRITZ, a buzzing new sensation from Ghana, is an icon in his own league and a force to be reckoned with. The 20 year old student of the University of Ghana, is currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in mathematics and statistics. He is the … Continue reading

“Away” – V.I.P.

Ghana’s greatest trio, Vision In Progress also known as V.I.P. is leaving no stone unturned in their bid to affirm their presence on the music scence. The group members: Lazy, Promzy and Prodigal are taking the game to the next level with a few of their newest hits like ( “I Think I Like Am” … Continue reading

5 reasons why White artists don’t cover songs by African artists

We’re only provided an excerpt of this article.[Click here to read full original article] 1. Language: Such an obvious reason I don’t think we need go into much detail. Just as you don’t generally find English artists doing cover versions of French hits, you’re not going to find them doing cover versions of songs when … Continue reading

Bez “More You”

With the long awaiting of Bez’s freshman album Super Sun, the hit single “More You” was the perfect tune in which we could bask in until the album release. He did a new thing with music, which may be the mark of Nigeria’s evolution of a genre that may be known as alternative soul. His soulful swag also created the … Continue reading

Praiz “I Love You”

Nigeria’s new talent, a Project Fame runner upper, a feature in M.I. Abaga’s sophmore album, M.I. 2: The Movie, takes African music to another level as he gives us the new song I Love You. Praiz (real name Praise Adejo) featured on a hit track recorded on M.I.’s new album, which was called Epic. In … Continue reading

TY BELLO – GREENLAND

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Ty Bello – The Future (We are Nigeria)

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