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Nigeria - Wizkid’s single ‘Joro’ has reached No 1 on iTunes Nigeria and has appeared on various music charts worldwide. The hit single, which was written and produced by Northboi, has quickly made its mark on music charts around the globe. Released a day before Nigeria's Independence Day on 1 October,...
Nigeria - Following an open call for artists to submit entries two weeks ago, the organisers of the Headies have announced the nominees for its 13th award ceremony on October 19. The event features 23 categories of top hits and artists who have ruled the airwaves between January 2018 and...
South Africa - Music Is King, the international concert founded by renowned South African DJ Black Coffee, will be held at Ticketpro Dome in Johannesburg and Kings Park Outer Fields in Durban, South Africa, on 14 and 15 December respectively. The line-up includes Black Coffee, Sjava, Samthing Soweto, Distruction Boyz, Moonchild Sanelly, Muzi and amapiano duo...
South African emcees will take part in a cypher at the 2019 BET Hip Hop Awards in New York on 8 October. The five hip hop artists – Patfaded, JayHood, Southside, Loux Artiste and Nandile – will each get a moment to shine as they recite their lines. The Fresh Faces...
Zimbabwe - The 2019 edition of Gwanda International Gospel Festival will be held at Phelandaba Stadium in Gwanda, Zimbabwe, from 4 to 6 October. The free event is courtesy of South Africa-based businessman Justice Maphosa’s Big Time Strategic Group. The festival is in its fifth edition and will run under the...
Egypt - The Cairo International Jazz Festival has confirmed the artists who will play at its 11 edition from 10 to12 October. Musicians from nine countries are expected to descend on the Egyptian capital. The American University in Cairo’s (AUC's) Tahrir Cultural Center will be the central hub of the...
South Africa - The winners for the 2019 Dance Music Awards South Africa (DMSA) were announced at Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre in Johannesburg on 3 October. Shimza, Atjazz and house label House Afrika were the biggest winners with two awards each. Black Coffee, Prince Kaybee and DJ Maphorisa...
United States - A new digital download store that offers playlists for open-format DJs was launched this week. Beatsource went live on 1 October 2019 and is created by leading music providers in the DJ community, Beatport and DJcity. This joint venture was first announced in February. DJcity provides curated music, including...
Kenya - Kenya's three licensed collective management organisations (CMOs) are inviting sealed bids from eligible candidates for an enterprise resource planning (ERP) system. The Kenya Association of Music Producers (KAMP), Performers Rights Society of Kenya (PRISK) and Music Copyright Society of Kenya (MCSK) are registered by the Kenya Copyright Board (KECOBO) to collect, administer and distribute royalties on...
Here is the first mixtape titled “Sam Fraze Situation Vs Chioma Mixtape” and on this Dj King Naija blends the international sound with the Afrobeat sounds. “Sam Fraze Situation Vs Chioma Mixtape” features songs from Young Talent, Faze, Lilprince, Joeboy among other and banging records from Nigeria’s Starboy Sam Fraze. This...