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Angola’s streaming app creates new lifeline for artiste

When the Angolan government imposed its coronavirus lockdown in late March, local entrepreneur and innovator Claudio Kiala saw a gap in the market when it came to virtual entertainment. Kiala and his team had been developing a performance platform known as Soba Channel App, before the crisis struck, where artists would be able to stream …

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YOS Records unveils New Sensation LBee into the Nigerian Music Market

Nigerian music scene and the evergreen afro, jazz and highlife style of music, has witnessed a terrific entrance as YOS Records, an indigenous record label with administrative office in United Kingdom, reveals Ojelade Olanrewaju Oluwafemi popularly known as “LBee” to the stage.  The crooner who was born in the city of Lagos to a journalist and a …

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Zambia: Artiste Connects Africa Through Music

The Zambian hip-hop star, Chanda Mbao, has released the final versionof the “Wave” series featuring Skales, in order to tie Africanstogether. The music is a grand conception of African musicalsolidarity. The Guardian.ng reports that the music star had earlier launched aninitial ‘Wave’ series with an anthemic hook and easily digestiblebars. This spread like wildfire across …

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Nigeria: Govt seals venue of Kim Oprah, Naira Marley Music Concert in Abuja

Officials of Nigeria’s Federal Capital Territory, Abuja  on Sunday sealed Jabi Lake Mall, venue of last weekend’s ” drive-in” Naira Marley concert for violating government’s ban on large gatherings. The closure would last for two weeks in line with the decision of a mobile court that tried the managers of Jabi lake Mall It was all …

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Adekunle Gold Releases ‘Something Different’

Yesterday, one of the newly celebrated fathers in the music industry,Adekunle Gold, released an Afro-pop music titled ‘SomethingDifferent’. In the video, he wore a masquerade disguise but hisattempt to get him close to a woman is constantly rebuffed.Released on June 8th 2020, the music was produced by Blaise Beatz in aTBA album and reportedly written …

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Burna Boy Entertains British Citizen Amidst Protest.

Today, June 9, 2020, a video went viral on Twitter, showing a group ofBritish citizens dancing and feeling entertained by Burna boy’s ‘Ye’music. While getting entertained, protest outfits, placards andPan-African flags were held by dancers as a way of protesting theattitude of Nigerians to life’s struggles and governmental upheavals,which the music ‘Ye’ stood for. Dancers …

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‘Do not morn Majek Fashek , please celebrate him’

The news broke just few hours ago. Renowned  Nigerian contemporary reggae singer  and guitarist, Majek Fashek  also known as Majekodunmi Fasheke  is no more.  However,  Majek Fashek’s manager, Omenka Uzoma who confirmed his death is a short video equally has called on the global community to celebrate the legend’s achievements instead of morning his departure. Another close ally of Fashek  and Cynthia …

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President Weah Congratulates ‘Just Sam’ American Idol Winner of Liberian Heritage

President George Weah has applauded the victory of Samantha Diaz, aka ‘Just Sam’, in the just-ended American season 18 finale.’Just Sam’ grandmother hails from Liberia. The President said her exploits on the world stage, coming after she lived a life of poverty on U.S. streets, demonstrates that “with hard work and dedication, we can achieve …

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Virtual Awards – 3music sets pace in Ghana

Necessity, they say is the mother of invention and clearly, this was manifested last week Saturday in Ghana, at the Fantasy Dome, as organisers of 3Music Awards set the pace with a virtual Awards ceremony. Many fanatics of the 3Music Awards and music lovers, since the outbreak of the novel Coronavirus were strongly convinced that …

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Just Sam, New Yorker with Liberian roots heads into American Idol finals on high note

When the American Idol finale winds down Sunday night, Samantha “Just Sam” Diaz, 21, Liberian born  New York City Subway singer who stole the hearts of judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan from her first audition, will be hoping that her stellar performances so far will climax what has been an eventful and emotional …

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