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DOWNLOAD MP3: Soa Mattrix – My Dali ft. Hulumeni

Download another latest track by Soa Mattrix – My Dali ft. Hulumeni Soa Mattrix releases a new Amapiano single titled My Dali featuring Hulumeni. The track from Soa Mattrix album Sound Of Africa which housed 17 tracks in it Other tracks from the album are Pula featuring Sir Trill & Mashudu, iPiano Selifikile featuring Lee Mckrazy, uThando featuring Shaun 101 (Guitar Version), and a few more from […] The post Soa Mattrix – My Dali ft. Hulumeni appeared first on Fakaza. DOWNLOAD MP3 HERE The p...
Tags: Africa, Jazz, Shaun, Dali, SA HIPHOP, Soa Mattrix, Hulumeni Soa Mattrix, Lee Mckrazy, Hulumeni


DOWNLOAD MP3: Soa Mattrix – Pula ft. Sir Trill & Mashudu

Download another latest track by Soa Mattrix – Pula ft. Sir Trill & Mashudu Soa Mattrix releases a new Amapiano single titled Pula featuring Sir Trill and Mashudu. The track from Soa Mattrix album Sound Of Africa which housed 17 tracks in it Other tracks from the album are iPiano Selifikile featuring Lee Mckrazy, uThando featuring Shaun 101 (Guitar Version), and a few more from the album. The song is […] The post Soa Mattrix – Pula ft. Sir Trill & Mashudu appeared first on Fakaza. DOWNLOAD MP3...
Tags: Africa, Jazz, Shaun, SA HIPHOP, Soa Mattrix, Lee Mckrazy, Mashudu, Trill Mashudu Soa Mattrix, Trill Mashudu


DOWNLOAD MP3: Soa mattrix – iPiano Selifikile ft. Lee Mckrazy

Download another latest track by Soa mattrix – iPiano Selifikile ft. Lee Mckrazy Soa Mattrix releases a new Amapiano single titled iPiano Selifikile featuring Lee Mckrazy The track from Soa Mattrix album Sound Of Africa which housed 17 tracks in it Other tracks from the album are Pula featuring Sir Trill & Mashudu, uThando featuring Shaun 101 (Guitar Version), and a few more from the album. The song is […] The post Soa mattrix – iPiano Selifikile ft. Lee Mckrazy appeared first on Fakaza. DOWNL...
Tags: Africa, Jazz, Shaun, SOA, SA HIPHOP, Lee Mckrazy, Lee Mckrazy Soa Mattrix


Review: ‘Legacy+’ turns Afrobeat full circle

Following in Fela’s footsteps, Femi and Made Kuti continue the family legacy with their new album The post Review: ‘Legacy+’ turns Afrobeat full circle appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Music, Politics, Review, Nigeria, Africa, Femi, Openaccess, Femi Kuti, Fela Kuti, Legacy, Fela, Afrobeat, Political Commentary, Top Six, Made Kuti


Ten empowering books to read in celebration of Black History Month

Anna J. Cooper once said: “the cause of freedom is not the cause of a race or a sect, a party or a class—it is the cause of human kind, the very birthright of humanity.”In observance of Black History Month, we are celebrating our prize-winning authors and empowering scholarship spanning a variety of topics across African American history, the civil rights movement, Black Lives Matter, the Harlem Renaissance, jazz, and more. Explore our reading list and update your bookshelf with the most recent ...
Tags: Books, Music, Featured, Africa, America, History, Biography, Louis Armstrong, Black History Month, Trump, Angela Davis, Nat King Cole, Editor's Picks, Stewart, Armstrong, Locke


DOWNLOAD MP3: Kelly Khumalo – Ngathwala Ngaye ft. Mondli Ngcobo

Download another latest track by Kelly Khumalo – Ngathwala Ngaye ft. Mondli Ngcobo Kelly Khumalo takes this track on behalf of her fans with Mondli Ngcobo titled Ngathwala Ngaye. She took the track from her album titled The Voice Of Africa. The album held 8 amazing albums as she speaks boldly the voice of Africa in her tracks. Celebrating our South African culture, she drops this track to […] The post Kelly Khumalo – Ngathwala Ngaye ft. Mondli Ngcobo appeared first on Fakaza. DOWNLOAD MP3 HERE...
Tags: Africa, Jazz, Kelly Khumalo, SA HIPHOP, Ngathwala Ngaye, Mondli Ngcobo, Mondli Ngcobo Kelly Khumalo, Kelly Khumalo Ngathwala Ngaye


In conversation with Kizito Mihigo, the gospel singer who died in a Rwandan jail

‘The only thing they want is for us to sing the praises of President Kagame,’ said Kizito Mihigo, in one of the last interviews before his death. The post In conversation with Kizito Mihigo, the gospel singer who died in a Rwandan jail appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Music, Politics, Africa, Burundi, Rwanda, Gospel, Paul Kagame, Openaccess, Kagame, Kizito Mihigo, Top Six


Reverberate, episode 3: the call and response that changed Cairo – podcast

Ten years ago the Arab spring spread into north Africa’s biggest country as more than a million Egyptians, enraged by police brutality and a collapsing economy, took over Tahrir Square – the heart of Cairo’s police state. It was Ramy Essam’s moment. In a remarkable communion with the crowd, his spine-tingling song, Irhal, became the rallying cry for an entire generation. And when the dictator Hosni Mubarak resigned, they couldn’t believe their success – but nor could they predict what would happ...
Tags: Music, Protest, Africa, World news, Culture, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Cairo, Hosni Mubarak, Tahrir Square, Ramy, Ramy Essam, Mona Seif, Irhal


DOWNLOAD MP3: Lizwi & Tabia – Isibani ft. Saint Evo

Download another latest track by Lizwi & Tabia – Isibani ft. Saint Evo Lizwi and Tabia came through with another one titled Isibani featuring Saint Evo. Lizwi and Tabia are two very talented singers and songwriters from South Africa who are joined by Saint Evo from Kenya to create this Afro House masterpiece. Lizwi and Tabia last appeared together on Malumz On Decks album titled Afro Is Africa. […] The post Lizwi & Tabia – Isibani ft. Saint Evo appeared first on Fakaza. DOWNLOAD MP3 HERE The...
Tags: Africa, South Africa, Jazz, Kenya, Evo, SA HIPHOP, Lizwi, Lizwi Tabia, Evo Lizwi, Tabia, Isibani, Saint Evo


#Demlootchallenge: Zimbabwean activists sing to protest corruption

Journalist Hopewell Chin’ono’s song denouncing “looting” in Mnangagwa’s regime has inspired a host of follow up versionsZimbabwean journalist Hopewell Chin’ono has taken his fight against corruption to the ears of thousands around the world via reggae with a new song entitled “Dem Loot”.The reporter, who has been arrested three times in six months for his work challenging the current government, released a short video on Twitter singing against what he says is an endemic rot in Zimbabwe – and it...
Tags: Music, Africa, Social Media, World news, Global development, Governance, Zimbabwe, Corruption index and barometer, Emmerson Mnangagwa, Mnangagwa, Hopewell Chin, Hopewell Chin ' ono


Jonas Gwangwa, South African jazz musician and activist, dies aged 83

Trombonist heralded by president Cyril Ramaphosa as ‘a giant of our revolutionary cultural movement’Jonas Gwangwa, the Oscar-nominated South African jazz musician who campaigned against apartheid for decades, has died aged 83. The cause of death has not been announced.South African president Cyril Ramaphosa led tributes, saying: Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Africa, Culture, South Africa, Jazz, Cyril Ramaphosa, Jonas Gwangwa


Niger museum is eclectic national ‘mirror’

It has displays covering art, history, dinosaurs, nuclear energy, craftwork and music as well as live animals, for it is also a zoo The post Niger museum is eclectic national ‘mirror’ appeared first on The Mail & Guardian.
Tags: Art, Music, Africa, Diversity, History, Zoo, Dinosaurs, Niger, Openaccess, Sahel, Nuclear Energy, Top Six, National museum of Niger


DOWNLOAD MP3: How Amapiano is gradually taking over Afrobeat in Nigeria

Download another latest track by How Amapiano is gradually taking over Afrobeat in Nigeria Amapiano is undoubtedly the biggest music genre in South Africa since 2018. The drum heavy sound which shifted Gqom to the side has since become a mayhem across Africa. It is worthy to note that no genre is higher than the other, however, the amount of success achieved with a genre can catapult it to […] The post How Amapiano is gradually taking over Afrobeat in Nigeria appeared first on Fakaza. DOWNLOAD...
Tags: Nigeria, Africa, South Africa, Jazz, SA HIPHOP, Amapiano, Nigeria Amapiano


'It speaks to an ancient history': why South Africa has the world's most exciting dance music

Styles like afrohouse, gqom and amapiano are thriving – but with ‘half-baked white kids getting a lot more airplay’, South Africa’s inequalities still hold the dance scene back Many people got their first taste of South African dance music this year via six Angolans dancing in their backyard, dinner plates in hand. Their viral video, with casual but masterful moves set to Jerusalema by South African producer Master KG, created a global dance craze; the track ended up all over Radio 1 this autumn...
Tags: Music, Africa, World news, Culture, South Africa, Cape Town, Dance music, Electronic Music, Experimental music, Durban, Soweto, Rainbow Nation, Jerusalema, Europe Jerusalema, KwaDabeka


Ashanti & Keyshia Cole Verzuz Battle Postponed After Ashanti Tests Positive for COVID-19

Say it ain’t so! Tonight’s highly anticipated Verzuz battle featuring Ashanti and Keyshia Cole has been pushed back to January 2021. Hours before the scheduled event was set to take place, Ashanti took to social media to announce that she’d tested positive for COVID-19. The R&B singer and Keyshia Cole were to go hit-for-hit in the same venue, however, Ashanti’s diagnosis has obviously put a screeching halt to those plans. “Hey all, I can’t believe I’m saying this but I tested positive for COVID-...
Tags: Music, Celebs, Entertainment, Africa, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Ashanti, Keyshia Cole, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Verzuz, Keyshia Cole Verzuz, Ashanti Keyshia Cole Verzuz Battle


DOWNLOAD MP3: Stephen Marley Ft. Wale And The Cast Of Fela – Made In Africa

Download another latest track by MP3: Stephen Marley Ft. Wale And The Cast Of Fela – Made In Africa Stephen Marley Made In Africa MP3 Stephen Marley comes through with yet another new song titled “Made In Africa” featuring Wale And The Cast Of Fela and is right here for your fast download. Listen & Download Stephen Marley Ft. Wale And The Cast Of Fela – Made In Africa Below: DOWNLOAD MP3 The post MP3: Stephen Marley Ft. Wale And The Cast Of Fela – Made In Africa appeared first on 24Naijam...
Tags: Music, Africa, Jazz, Wale, Fela, Stephen Marley, Stephen Marley Ft Wale


DOWNLOAD ALBUM : Flavour – Flavour of Africa (Zip File)

Another newly dropped hot new jams by Flavour – Flavour of Africa, This album was published on 2020-12-04 14:25:22, You can download the zip album using any of the download links below Name: Flavour – Flavour of Africa Genre: Afrobeat | R&B | Soul Year: 2020 Format: mp3 | 320 kbps Duration: 00:55:27 Size: 127 Mb props by HipHopA.net Name: Flavour – Flavour of Africa Genre: Afrobeat | R&B | Soul Year: 2020 Format: mp3 | 320 kbps Duration: 00:55:27 Size: 127 Mb props by HipHopA.net DOWNLO...
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Nigerian pop star Davido: 'Africans were made fun of. Now everyone wants us'

The singer was taking a good-time sound to the world – but after his song Fem became the anthem of the EndSars protesters, he joined them on the streetsThe buoyant, trumpeting chords of Fem, the opening track on Davido’s fourth album, A Better Time, suggest an artist who is vivacious, free of self-doubt, revelling in the limelight. David Adedeji Adeleke, 28, is part of a generation of Afrobeats artists who have blown the African dance-pop genre on to the global stage over the last decade; his so...
Tags: Music, Nigeria, Africa, Culture, Pop and rock, Lagos, Davido, Fem, Babajide Sanwo Olu, David Adedeji Adeleke, Special Anti Robbery Squad Sars


From Beyoncé to the Oscars: Mary Twala, Africa's queen of cinema

The late South African actor was introduced to a whole new audience in Beyoncé’s Black Is King. But it’s her final film – This Is Not a Burial, It’s a Resurrection – that could be her best work Mary Twala died just a few weeks before Beyoncé’s Black Is King came out. In the film, the 80-year-old embodied the story’s shaman figure, the last part she’d ever play in a six-decade career. The deep lines of her face, white paint over her eyes and red beads covering her head, made a striking impression...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Film, Africa, World news, Culture, South Africa, Awards and prizes, Oscars, World cinema, Lesotho, Mary Twala, Mary Twala Africa, Twala


Quincy Hosts Safe, Socially Distanced Party with Shaggy & Patoranking in “Aye Yo” (Remix) Video

Quincy has teamed up with reggaeton legend Shaggy and Africa’s Patoranking for the remix of his dancehall hit song “Aye Yo” The music video sees the trio playing it s safe and adhering to today’s social distancing standards by coordinating and hosting a “digital” party via live streaming from various locations around the world. Though Quincy is in the United States, Shaggy is in Jamaica, and Patoranking is in Nigeria, they’re not letting a global pandemic stop them from being able to party toget...
Tags: Videos, Music, Music Videos, Nigeria, Africa, Hip Hop, Pop Culture, Jazz, Jamaica, Quincy, Quincy Brown, Shaggy, Special Anti Robbery Squad, Patoranking, Quincy Hosts Safe Socially Distanced Party, United States Shaggy


Photo of celebrity with Israeli pop star causes outcry in Egypt

Mohamed Ramadan suspended from stage and film union over online imageAn Egyptian celebrity has sparked an uproar and been suspended from a stage and film professional’s union after a photo of him with an Israeli pop star was posted online.The outcry over actor-singer Mohamed Ramadan’s photograph with Israeli crooner Omer Adam highlights anti-Israel sentiment among most Egyptians who view any direct interaction with Israelis as taboo. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Africa, Israel, World news, Middle East and North Africa, Egypt, Pop and rock, Omer Adam, Mohamed Ramadan


From Burna Boy to Beyoncé: how black culture is embracing its African roots - video

In recent years, Africans on the continent and in the diaspora have become leading voices in black culture – in music, film, fashion, social media, comedy and even our memes. When Grace Shutti was growing up, black culture usually referred to African Americans. But from Beyoncé's visual album, Black is King, to Marvel's Black Panther and musician Diddy executive producing the Nigerian pop star Burna Boy's album, the shift to embrace African art has been seismic. Grace investigates how this came ...
Tags: Music, Beyonce, Film, Nigeria, Africa, UK News, World news, Culture, South Africa, Diddy, Ghana, Burna Boy, Grace Shutti


Great and Helpful Guide to Mega Moolah Slot

Mega Moolah is a Wild Africa-themed slot with 5 reels and 25 pay lines. It offers an impressive four progressive jackpots that can be won when you play Mega Moolah slots. Does this sound like your sort of game? Read on to find out what else is in store. Features Mega Moolah is one of the most popular online progressive slot games. Its jackpots are shared with several other titles, which make them increase a lot faster. This slot features four progressive jackpots. The biggest jackpot is enou...
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'Don't stop the music': songs bring hope to a Nigerian psychiatric unit

There is a huge mental health treatment gap across Africa, but in one Nigerian hospital, music therapy is having a positive impactThe music comes on – a soft blend of guitar, saxophone, piano – and people sit still at first, then heads start to sway to the sound. Some hum along; mostly they sing, or laugh and dance. At the end, when quiet returns, their mood is assessed – as it was when the session started.Once or twice a month, Bola Otegbayo brings a team of singers and instrumentalists into th...
Tags: Health, Music, Nigeria, Africa, Society, World news, Mental Health, Global development, Don, University College hospital UCH, Ibadan Nigeria Otegbayo


Adele & SNL Face Criticism For African Sex Tourism Sketch

Adele hosted Saturday Night Live last weekend, and in most respects it reportedly went well. In at least one respect it went not so well, though. Adele starred alongside Kate McKinnon and Heidi Gardner in a faux commercial called "Africa Tourism." Designed as a parody of sex tourism, it found the performers acting … More »
Tags: Music, News, Africa, Adele, Saturday Night Live, Kate McKinnon, Heidi Gardner


Peter Frampton talks new memoir ahead of Cameron Crowe virtual event at LA’s Book Soup

For Peter Frampton, the idea of a memoir was always on his list of things to do, but never today, not this year, that’s for the future. Frampton definitely had stories to tell just from his youth on the outskirts of London: He was friends with David Jones (soon to be known to the world as David Bowie); his teenage rock band was produced by Bill Wyman of the Rolling Stones; he played in another teen band that toured with The Who. And the stories kept coming: When he was 18, he joined Steve Marrio...
Tags: Europe, Books, Music, London, White House, Africa, George Harrison, America, Los Angeles, Sport, Austin, Things To Do, Soccer, Ford, Stevie Wonder, David Bowie


Nomcebo, the voice behind Jerusalema, South Africa's global hit

Nomcebo Zikode says the lyrics to the most Shazammed song in history came to her when she was ‘about to lose hope’It started in December in South Africa, with a few lines of gospel sung in the deep, raspy voice of Nomcebo Zikode and a music video made by fans in Angola – dancers eating their lunch as they moved to South African DJ Master KG’s disco-house beat.Jerusalema, produced late one night at Master KG’s studio near Johannesburg, has since become the world’s most Shazammed song and a bonafi...
Tags: Music, Africa, World news, South Africa, Angola, Johannesburg, Jerusalema, Jerusalema South Africa, Nomcebo Zikode, Christiano Ronaldo Janet Jackson


Jerusalema: dance craze brings hope from Africa to the world amid Covid

South African music track and dance steps created in Angola have caught the imagination of politicians, priests and millions moreA song from South Africa that has gone around the world and been endorsed by presidents and priests has become the sound of the pandemic for millions across southern Africa.Last week the Jerusalema dance challenge was endorsed by President Cyril Ramaphosa ahead of the country’s plan to open up to tourism on 1 October. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Africa, World news, Dance, South Africa, Global development, Angola, Cyril Ramaphosa, Coronavirus outbreak


Jerusalema dance challenge: global craze brings hope amid Covid

South African music track and dance steps created in Angola have caught the imagination of politicians, priests and millions moreA song from South Africa that has gone around the world and been endorsed by presidents and priests has become the sound of the pandemic for millions across southern Africa.Last week the Jerusalema dance challenge was endorsed by President Cyril Ramaphosa ahead of the country’s plan to open up to tourism on 1 October. Continue reading...
Tags: Music, Africa, World news, Dance, South Africa, Global development, Angola, Cyril Ramaphosa, Coronavirus outbreak


Q&A With Rising Canadian Rapper Killa Con

Hey Killa Con! Dope project you dropped with Nobody from Namibia! Please tell us how long have you been making music? Most importantly, how did you come up with your rap name? I started rapping when I was 16 after I heard Killer Mike’s verse on Outkast’s ‘The Whole World’. I got into producing beats when I was in 2nd year of University, studying business. I was spending all my time making music, so I decided to move to Australia and do a music degree instead. I’m 35 now, so I’ve been making mus...
Tags: Australia, Germany, Africa, Toronto, University, Canada, United States, Bob Dylan, Jazz, Wu Tang, Connor, Drake, Killer Mike, BLM, Namibia, Rza



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