November 24

  • Africa: Africans Launch 'Rival' Ebola Song

    Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Some of Africa's top musicians launched on Monday an alternative Ebola appeal song to Band Aid's new recording of "Do they know it's Christmas' with proceeds also going to fight... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Hip-Hop Awards Date Set

    The Herald

    The Zimbabwe Hip-hop Awards will be held on December 17 at the 7 Arts Theatre and organisers have stepped up preparations to make the fourth edition memorable. According to the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: The Spiritual Reunion

    The Herald

    Founding members of Mbira DzeNharira Tendai "Samaita" Gahamadze and Mawungira eNharira's Wilfred "Nyamasvisva" Maafrika gave a fans a taste of the finest traditional music when the... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Zima Aftermath - Adjudicators Unmasked

    The Herald

    The recently held Zimbabwe Music Awards left a lot of artists and fans with mixed feelings, especially about the nominees and the final winners with many asking who the judges... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Thumbs-Up to New Musicians' Union

    The Herald

    The formation of a new musicians' association, called the Zimbabwe Musicians' Union (ZIMU), in July this year came as a breath of fresh air to many musicians. ZIMU replaces the old... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Michael Mahendere Records Live Dvd

    The Herald

    Michael Mahendere, the youngest memnber of the gospel group Mahendere Brothers recorded his second live DVD titled "Getting Closer with God Part 2" on Friday at New Life Temple in... Read more »



November 23

  • Botswana: Presidential Competitions Give Atistes Exposure

    Botswana Daily News

    Mosimanegape Matlho known in the music scene as 'SuaPan' says Presidential Music competitions give exposure to unknown artists who are new in the music industry. Read more »

  • Rwanda: A Word From the Music Pro

    New Times

    Although I've been writing for a while now and although I've never dropped a hit single, I would rather be taught how to write but nobody should ever try and teach me music. The... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Music Is Expensive for Us Beginners, Says Young Artiste

    New Times

    By the age of five, Consolée Ruhimbaza was already a singer - being a member of a children church choir. In January this year, her childhood dream came true when she... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Rilwan Alesinloye Goes Underground? [analysis]

    This Day

    It is doubtful if anyone who is conversant with the happenings in the social circle can claim ignorant of Rilwan Alensiloye, famously called Alesh. Rilwan is married to Sade... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Tribute to the Drummer, Babatunde Olatunji [analysis]

    Guardian

    SIX years have passed since master percussionist Babatunde Olatunji died unsung and unmourned in his own country, Nigeria. But he is still being celebrated in America by... Read more »

  • Nigeria: MI Explains Delay in New Album

    This Day

    Tuild up to the launch of one of the most anticipated albums of the year -'Chairman' by MI, reached a fever pitch as the artist announced that the album features over 25 local and... Read more »



November 22

  • Nigeria: My Kind of Jazz Music Is for Everyone - Aremu

    Independent (Lagos)

    Nigerian saxophonist, Mike Aremu, has no doubt made jazz music more popular and appealing in Nigeria and beyond but he is not resting on his oars in making his annual jazz event a... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Nigerian Artistes With Good Hits but Yet to Release an Album

    Vanguard

    In those days in the Nigerian music scene, you are not considered a bonafide musician until you have an album to your name. Read more »

  • Nigeria: I Can't Be Like Maheeda but I Am Funky - Sefiya

    Vanguard

    Sefiya is a budding Afropop artiste who may appear like a greenhorn in the music terrain, but she knows what she is about and how to go and get it. In a 'no holds barred' interview... Read more »

  • Zambia: Aftermath of Outlaw's Escapades

    Times of Zambia

    Perched on a stool strapped with animal skin and facing the wide open large door, Lazzo is treated to loud music as usual. Read more »

  • Nigeria: 'I Seek to Inspire Hope Through Music' [interview]

    Daily Trust

    Promise Benson is a gospel artist and song writer. The Imo State born graduate of Sociology from the University of Abuja has two albums and a couple of singles to his credits.Some... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Don't Call Me Just a Rapper, Ice Prince Cries Out

    Vanguard

    Notable rapper, Ice Prince has said he doesn't feel too cool being boxed in as just a rapper. The Minna-born, Jos town -bred Chocolate city artiste expressed his displeasure in a... Read more »

  • Nigeria: D-1 - 'I'm Not in Politics for Money' [interview]

    Daily Trust

    Dayo Adeneye, famously known as D-1, is co-owner of Kennis Music, which is the label to many famous Nigerian singers. As co-anchor of mega-popular TV show Primetime Africa, he... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Tuku's London Tribute Dinner Postponed

    New Zimbabwe

    OLIVER Mtukudzi's UK tribute dinner which was scheduled for November 29 in London has been postponed to March next year, the megastar's management team confirmed this week. Read more »



November 21

  • Rwanda: Word Has It... - Jody and Auddy Kelly Dating

    New Times

    Singers Jody and Auddy Kelly could finally open the lid on their love affair which has been a subject of speculation for some time now. According to our snoops, the two musicians... Read more »

  • Gambia: Confession Riddim Released

    Daily Observer

    Confession Riddim, a new medly produced by Sambou The Unstoppable of Genesis Music Ent, was recently released featuring some of the finest Gambian stars. Read more »

  • Nigeria: I Don't Listen to Music At All - Ajebutter 22 [interview]

    Leadership

    Akitoye Balogun aka Ajebutter 22 is a sensational and talented upcoming artiste. The Omo Pastor and Senrenre crooner shares juicy bits and pieces about himself in this interview... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Critics Slam Mi's the Chairman

    Independent (Lagos)

    Chocolate City's rapper, MI, is getting some negative reviews. Read more »

  • Nigeria: I Like to Have Fun With My Video - Vector Tha Viper

    Independent (Lagos)

    With a thrilling followership gained via the audio of the song Shiga, award-winning Nigerian Hip hop rapper Vector Tha Viper real name Olanrewaju Ogunmefun is back with the visual. Read more »

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