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Ghana: How to Keep Your Music Career Going – 3 Tips From a Ghanaian Star

By AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[The Conversation Africa] Ghanaian parents have historically discouraged their children from becoming musicians or marrying musicians. A music career is still not seen as one that can provide a steady income to support a family, and the behaviour of mu…

Africa: Dele Sosimi Talks Afrobeat – From Fela Kuti to the Future

By Afropop

[Afropop] The lights dimmed inside London’s legendary Jazz Cafe, the air thick with anticipation. A melting pot of Londoners – longtime Afrobeat devotees, curious newcomers, and those simply seeking a good time – had come to witness a clash of generati…

Zimbabwe: Mokoomba Returns to America!

By Afropop

[Afropop] The hottest band in Zimbabwe is back on the road in America. We caught the group on April 7 at a gala for Global Arts Live, an organization that has presented exceptional music and dance from around the world for over three decades. The eveni…

Nigeria: Osinachi Nwachukwu – Nigerians Still Awaiting Justice Two Years After

By AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Premium Times] The singer, who rose to fame with the hit song, “Ekwueme’, died on 8 April 2022 in an Abuja hospital.

Nigeria: Being Father of Twins Best Feeling Ever – Davido

By AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[Vanguard] Afrobeats sensation David Adeleke, also known as Davido, has expressed his joy at being a father of twins, describing it as the “best feeling ever.”

Rwanda: Dj Brianne to Get a Tummy Tuck

By AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[New Times] DJ Brianne, real name Esther Brianne Gateka, known for her exceptional music mixing skills, is set to undergo abdominoplasty today, Monday, April 1.

Zimbabwe: ‘Bob Marley – One Love’ Biopic Evokes a Jumble of Memories of Zim’s Independence

By AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[The Herald] The release of “Bob Marley: One Love” biopic in February this year stirred up powerful emotions and memories of the reggae superstar’s concert in Zimbabwe in April 1980 and the profound impact of Marley’s music in the 16-year protracted ar…

Africa: Season 16 of Afropop – the Ultimate Cultural Exchange Series, Premiering Monday, April 1

By Afropop

[Afropop] AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange, the award-winning series by Black Public Media (BPM) and WORLD, debuts season 16 on Monday, April 1. The series, renowned for its powerful documentaries, rebrands as the public media home for both docu…

Nigeria: Fuji Music in Nigeria – New Documentary Shines Light On a Popular African Culture

By AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[The Conversation Africa] Nigerian singer Síkírù Àyìndé Barrister (1948-2010) pioneered fújì, a Yorùbá genre of popular dance music. In February 2024, historian Saheed Aderinto’s documentary on the musi…

Zimbabwe: Music – Powerful Soundtrack of Zimbabwe’s Liberation Struggle

By AllAfrica News: Arts, Culture and Entertainment

[The Herald] The attainment of independence on April 18, 1980, marked a watershed moment in Zimbabwe’s history, not only politically, but culturally as well.