Washington awaits Mama Africa
Africa’s Lady of Songs, Miriam Makeba, will come to life at the George Washington University’s Marvin Center on Friday, 18 Aug. at 6.30pm in a 90 minute documentary directed byRead more.
Mofe-Damijo bares his soul to fans
Acclaimed actor, Richard Mofe-Damijo (RMD), today gave his fans a peek into his reality as he juggles many professional commitments with community engagements in recent times. Speaking to his halfRead more.
Reekado Bank releases Biggyman video
Nigerian recording artist, singer and songwriter, Reekado Banks has released a video for “Biggyman” which is from his September 2016 album, Spotlight. Don Jazzy, his associate, made the announcement todayRead more.
KSA out of Coachella 2017
The King of African beats, King Sunny Ade, has dropped out of this year’s Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival. KSA was scheduled to perform between April 16 and 23.Read more.
Akon going back to his roots
AKON, the celebrated Senegalese American R&B and hip hop artiste, is going back to his roots fashion wise. Adorned in a blue dashiki while speaking to his fans from DubaiRead more.
10 of the biggest African tracks of 2016: Tekno, Babe Wodumo and more
From Diamond Platnumz’s update of a Tanzanian classic to an ode to dirt-cheap South African lager, these are the tunes that got a continent shimmying The last fewRead more.
African music the actual African diaspora likes
The Troxy in east London, and 2,500 pairs of hands are in the air. It’s been four years since the R&B duo P-Square played Britain. They’re household names back home in Lagos,Read more.
Sonia Aimy drops 11-track CD in June
Toronto-based Nigerian act, Sonia Aimy, is set to drop her second album, Nigerian Spirit, in June. In a telephone conversation with Rhythm Africa, she reveals the motivation behind Nigerian SpiritRead more.
WizKid joins Sony Music, releases “Sweet Love”
Sony Music International has signed WizKid to a multi-album worldwide deal through its RCA label. According to Peter Edge, Chairman and CEO of RCA Records, the Sony label is “thrilled”Read more.
Black Coffee, two others to launch academy
Popular South African international DJ, Black Coffee, will be opening a Fashion, Art and Music Academy along with two other South African creative talents, Laduma Ngxokolo and Nelson Makamo. MakingRead more.