August 21

  • Nigeria: Reminisce Signs Deal With Samsung

    Daily Independent

    Remilekun Abdulkalid Safaru, known by his stage name Reminisce has bagged a new endorsement deal with Samsung. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Ex-Q Denies Dumping Wife for Older Lover

    New Zimbabwe

    YESTERYEAR urban grooves maestro and singer of hit single Musalala Ex-Q's marriage is allegedly on the rocks. Read more »

  • Zambia: Indi K, Zasu Band to Grace Kulamba

    Times of Zambia

    KOMBE Monica Bikoko popularly known as INDI K has promised to give a good run in terms of entertainment to the visitors of this year's Kulamba traditional ceremony of the Chewa... Read more »

  • Zambia: Karen to Launch Another Level

    Times of Zambia

    ONE of Zambia's top female gospel music ace, Karen is tonight set to launch her latest project entitled Another level at the Bread of Life church in Lusaka. Read more »

  • Angola: Dina Santos Remembers With Nostalgia Fenacult 1989

    ANGOP

    The Angolan singer, Dina Santos recalled on Thursday in Luanda, with nostalgia the emotions, the first National Festival of Culture (Fenacult) held in 1989 for the messages and... Read more »

  • Zambia: Bobby Eastpoint Gig a Success

    Times of Zambia

    TWO of the most controversial and embattled rappers of recent time were put to a test of popularity at Lusaka's Eastpoint night club last Saturday night. Read more »

  • Zambia: Ba Saga Ponders Setting Up Acting Institution

    Times of Zambia

    AFTER many people have tried and failed to put up an acting school industry in Zambia, musician Che Mutale popular known as Ba Saga feels he can turn the historical tables round!... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Maheeda, Ruggedman Plan Music Collaboration

    Daily Independent

    After much findings from very reliable sources, Daily Independent can authoritatively tell you that Michael Stephen popularly known as Ruggedman and Maheeda are planning to do a... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Late Bimbo Odukoya's Son, Unveils Firehouse Records

    Daily Independent

    Due to the perceived unprofitability of the gospel music industry, multi-talented gospel singer, Pastor Jimmy Odukoya popularly known as Pastor J has announced the birth of his new... 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 »

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