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Reconnecting with African culture on screen – Beyonce Lemonade

Reconnecting with African culture on screen – Beyonce Lemonade

From my perspective over the last decade it seems like there has been a recent wave of ‘reconnection’ between African American Artists and their African Roots. In recent cases, Afro beat Artists  (especially from Nigeria) have been provided a platform to work with popular African American artists on hit songs. The most recent example is(…)

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Music of the day : Daddy Lumba – Yentie Obia

The actual title of this song is “Nea woho beto wo” but music lovers in Ghana refer to it as “Yentia Obiaa” This song contains beautiful melodies that make you want to move your body to the rhythmic beats. To paraphrase, the word YEN TIA OBIAA simply means “We will not listen to anyone,  You only live(…)

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BET awards show accused of forcing African artists to pay hotel and flight costs

BET awards show accused of forcing African artists to pay hotel and flight costs

    According to Cameroonian/Nigerian singer Dencia the BET awards show does not pay  flights and hotel costs for African nominees. She stated her disappointment on her twitter page a couple days ago when she claimed that the footage of Popular Nigerian artist Iceprince receiving an award at the BET awards night was pre-recorded.  She further(…)

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Cece Winans and Donnie McCurklin in South Africa [Video]

Two multi-award winning internationally gospel artists Donnie McClurkin and Cece Winans are in South Africa. They are visiting South Africa to give two special perfomances in Durban and Johannesburg. Joining us now is CeCe Winans who is also an American gospel singer and songwriter, has won numerous awards, including Grammys and Stellar Awards. She’s also(…)

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