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Burna Boy says ‘Africa must matter for black lives to matter’

Nigerian music star Burna Boy was named Best International Act by the BET awards in the US. This is the second time he is winning this award after doing so last year. The Nigerian was presented with his award virtually by supermodel Naomi Campbell on Sunday. Read also: BET Awards 2020: See who won at the BET Awards Burna Boy in his …

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BET Awards 2020: See who won at the BET Awards

The BET Awards, which honor Black excellence in entertainment and sports, were presented Sunday. A full list of nominees follows below. Best International Act Burna Boy (Nigeria) WINNER Innoss’B (DRC) Sho Madjozi (South Africa) Dave (U.K.) Stormzy (U.K.) Ninho (France) S.Pri Noir (France) Viewer’s Choice: Best New International Act Rema (Nigeria) SHA SHA (Zimbabwe) WINNER Celeste (U.K.) Young T & Bugsey (U.K.) …

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Record-producer Edem unleash his artistic prowess with #MOODSWINGS EP

Accra, June 26, 2020 — Ahead of a rumoured new album later this year, Edem, the contemporary, genre-fluid rapper-singer announces a six-track audio-visual EP called ‘Mood Swings’. When it does arrive, the project will be his first collection in five years. The work, while it speaks to a multiplicity of themes, is, at its core, homage to his mum, who …

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GHAMRO collects money for all rightsholders, not only members — CEO Agya Abraham confirms

Reggie Zippy & Trigmatic Ghana Music Rights Organisation (GHAMRO) has over the years been the association in charge of securing musical royalties for their copyright owners for songs produced by performing artistes. GHAMRO however has come under massive criticisms from Ghanaian artistes, casting doubts on their effectiveness and ability to deliver.  In a June 12, 2020 interview monitored by TheAfricanDream.net …

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ALLIANCE FOR CHANGE IN GHANA MUSIC LAUNCHES THE MUSIC MINDS CAMPAIGN

As part of its measures to bring about positive changes in the Ghana music industry, ALLIANCE FOR CHANGE IN GHANA MUSIC (AFGHAM) is launching THE MUSIC MINDS CAMPAIGN, an initiative to educate and implement strategies to enhance the careers of both artistes and stakeholders of the industry. In a bid to learn more about THE MUSIC MINDS CAMPAIGN, TheAfricanDream.net spoke …

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WARNER INVESTS IN LARGEST AFRICA-BASED MUSIC DISTRIBUTOR AFRICORI

Warner Music Group is investing an undisclosed sum into Africori, a  digital music distribution, music rights management and artist development company that calls itself “the home of African music.” Africori is the largest digital music distribution company in Sub-Saharan Africa, and has worked with both major and independent record labels. L2R: Nviiri the storyteller, Charisma, Sho Madjozi, Nabila, and Gemini Major …

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Alliance For Change In Ghana Music to positively revolutionize the industry

The Alliance For Change In Ghana Music (AFGHAM) is a collection of creative arts stakeholders who believe in creating a thriving and prosperous music industry. AFGHAM is set to array modern ways of generating income for the music industry and Ghana as a whole through the creative arts, making the Ghana music industry attractive for investors again. It also seeks …

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How Tecknikal got lockdown deal with Mugeez Extrial Music amid COVID-19

Tecknikal has always had a passion for music since his early school years where he used to perform freestyles on stage during entertainment nights back when he was a student at Kumasi Anglican Senior High School around 2012 in Ghana. Tecknikal who was born Earl Owusu Ankrah, moved to Columbus, Ohio in the United States at age 15, and continued …

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US-based singer Tecknikal of Extrial Label owned by Mugeez drops video

Earl Owusu Ansah, the US-based singer from Ghana known as Tecknikal, signed unto Mugeez’s Extrial music Label has released visuals for his new song. The track titled ‘Chan Chan Lady’ is a romantic and catchy Afrobeats song produced by iPappi who is known for his production on Stonebwoy’s ‘Ololo’. The music video was shot and directed by David Duncan, who …

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Shatta Wale is first African to headline a Jamaican reggae-dancehall project Album

The Tropical House Cruises To Jamaica album which has been in the making for a few months is scheduled to drop in a few days according to the executive producer Sean ‘Contractor’ Edwards. Produced by a collective that includes Contractor Music Group, Golden Child Records, Beatbopper Records, and Kohanim Records, the project is titled Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica: The Reggae Collector’s …

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