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Africa Newsdesk, Nigeria - Nigerian singer, Danny Young has called out UK-based OAP Adesope for a recent comment that music sensation, Wizkid paved the way for other Nigerian young artists such as Davido and Burna Boy. However, in his reaction to the comment, “Koni Koni...
Africa Newsdesk; Nigeria - When Burna Boy’s 13-track ‘Outside’ album hit the number three spot on Billboard Reggae Album Chart within a week of its release, it became obvious that he was one Nigerian artiste who would top charts in 2018. Dancehall musician,...
Africa Newsdesk; Kenya/Uk - The Kenyan Copyright Board (KECOBO) has refuted claims that British company De Wolfe Music owns the copyright to the Kenyan National anthem. The Kenyan Copyright Board (KECOBO) has denied claims that a British company owns the copyright to the Kenyan national anthem. The...
Africa Newsdesk; Tanzania - The organisers of the Ebrahim Hussein Poetry Prize (EHPP) are calling on Tanzanian musicians and writers to submit their entries for this year’s competition. The prize was launched in 2014 to celebrate Swahili language and poetry and to honour Tanzanian writer Prof Ebrahim...
Africa Newsdesk; Ghana -3Music Awards have announced the nominees for the 2019 edition. Now in its second year, the event will take place on 30 March at the Fantasy Dome in Accra. Among those with multiple nominations are Sarkodie, M.anifest, Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, Ayat Kirani and...
Africa Newsdesk; Botswana - Despite all the storms that dogged arguably one of Botswana’s biggest lifestyle and music affairs, Yarona FM Music Awards aptly hashtag-ged #YAMAs, the event went ahead as planned even though it left the organizers and fans nursing a few bruises, which may take time...
Africa Newsdesk; Botswana - Oscar Bonginkosi Mdlongwa, popularly known by his stage moniker, Oskido, is a South African recording artist, DJ, record producer and businessman at Kalawa Jazmee Record label, with a decorated music career spanning almost three decades (29 years).   Aged 51 years...
Africa Newsdesk; Ghana/Tanzania - Have a watched AY’s latest hit single titled “Loving You” ft. Victoria Kimani & Dj Mekzy. Watch AY – Loving You feat. Victoria Kimani & Dj Mekzy video here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ohg2gLvspw Ambwene Allen Yessayah (conceived...
Africa Newsdesk; Nigeria - Fans of Nigerian singer, Tiwa Savage, have expressed concern over her sudden silence on social media as they wished her happy birthday. Tiwa Savage The award winning singer, who turned 39 on Tuesday, last posted on social media...
Africa Newsdesk; South Africa - Speaking to Slikour on SlikouOnLife, Riky Rick shed the light on why CassperNyovest was not included on the Cotton Festival line up. Asked why he did not include Cassper considering the history the two rappers have, the “synergy of equity trading through and brotherhood”...