August 21

  • Zimbabwe: Munhumumwe Son Appeals for Help

    The Herald

    Charles Munhumumwe, son of the late musician Marshal Munhumumwe is appealing to sponsors to assist him to take his father's music further. Read more »

  • Angola: Festisumbe Music Festival Line-Up Filled With National and Foreign Acts

    ANGOP

    The International Music Festival of Sumbe (FestiSumbe), which is to happen on 19-20 September, this year, will have a line-up filled with many Angolan and foreign stars, such as... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Stunner, Trevor to Headline Miss Curvy Afterparty

    The Herald

    Musicians Trevor Dongo and Stunner (real name Desmond Chideme) will this Saturday headline Miss Curvy after party to be held at Old Farm House in Masasa. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Storm Brews in Madzibaba Camp

    The Herald

    All is not well in sungura godfather Nicholas Zakaria's camp following band members' protest over remuneration. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Studio Widens Wings

    The Herald

    Sepp Records, the recording studio famous for producing works by some of the country's talented dancehall and gospel artistes like Lady Squanda, Terminator and Mai Foya among... Read more »

  • Namibia: Appeal to Ban Explicit Music Videos On NBC

    New Era

    Namibian youth parliamentarians have called on the Namibian Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) to ban the showing of music videos that portray women as sex objects and men as sex... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Jay Polly to Open Fashion House

    New Times

    Celebrated hip hop star Jay Polly, born Joshua Tuyishime, is set to establish a fashion house after t-shirts inscribed with his name and pictures hit shops late last week. The... Read more »

  • Kenya: Sauti Sol - Parroty's Claims Are Total Nonsense!

    The Star

    BOY band Sauti Sol has dismissed singer Parroty Masharifu's allegations that they "stole" the tune for the Sura Yako hit from him as "nonsense and stupid". Read more »



August 20

  • South Africa: Tune Me What - South Africa's Most Wanted [opinion]

    ThinkAfricaPress

    Nelson Mandela once said that no-one truly knows a nation until one has been inside its jails. South African musicians may therefore know more than a thing or two about the... Read more »

  • South Africa: Do Big Electronic Dance Music Festivals Spread the Love? [analysis]

    GroundUp

    From Miami's supercharged Ultra Music festival to Rocking the Daisies, Cape Town has become home to some of the highest grossing music festivals in the country. Our music... Read more »

  • Kenya: Coola Gang - We Are Not Discrediting Local Video Makers

    The Star

    SENSATIONAL Kenyan hip hop duo Coola Gang didn't intend to discredit local video makers when it flew in renown Nigerian film and music video director Sesan Ogunro to work on their... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Queen Cha Releases New Video

    New Times

    A few days after promising her fans a strong musical comeback, local artiste Yvonne Mugemana, aka Queen Cha, has released a new video, Kizimyamoto, featuring Urban Boys' Safi... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Three Months Later, Ciney Quits Infinity Records

    New Times

    Barely three months after joining Infinity Records, rapper Aisha Uwimana, aka Ciney, threw in the towel last week after the company reportedly failed to deliver on its promises. Read more »

  • Kenya: Willy Paul, Gloria Muliro Are Mwafaka's Best

    The Star

    SINGERS Willy Paul and Gloria Muliro are this year's best Mwafaka Awards male and female artistes respectively. Read more »



August 19

  • Kenya: Bomet Police Officer Juggles Loaded Guns and Music

    The Star

    JUGGLING between the busy police work and pursuing a career in music is not an easy task, but for one Constable Peter Njoroge aka Cashyn Rhyms, he has found passion in balancing... Read more »

  • Malawi: Hip Hop Should Embrace Women - Pop Dogg

    Malawi News Agency

    The hip hop/hop rap industry in the country need to create a conducive environment that will motivate females to start following hip pop music and continue widening the female... Read more »

  • Uganda: Navio's Concert On This Saturday

    Observer

    Daniel Kigozi aka Navio needs no introduction when it comes to Ugandan music. Read more »

  • Uganda: Ballet Preaches On Environment

    Observer

    Earth Song is the third single off musician Michael Jackson's ninth album, History: Present Past and Future, Book 1. Read more »

  • Angola: Monthly Show Remembers Musician Teta Lando

    ANGOP

    The monthly project dubbed "Show do Mês" will pay homage, on 29-30 August, to the late and veteran musician Teta Lando, one of Angola's most referenced singer and songwriter.... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Munotidako Charms Macheso

    The Herald

    Controversial lyricist Jacob Moyana charmed sungura ace Alick Macheso over the weekend when they shared the stage at Ice & Fire Pamuzinda. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Knowless Says Dream Boys Favourites to Win PGGSS 4

    New Times

    Music powerhouse Jeanne Ingabire Butera aka Knowless predicts Dream Boys as favourites to win PGGSS 4 competition when the grand finale takes place on August 30 at Amahoro stadium. Read more »



August 18

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