Entertainment

Cast Africans in ‘Coming to America 2’ Akon asks Eddie Murphy and co

Eddie Murphy

Akon is just as excited as anyone for the arrival of Coming to America 2, the sequel to the 1988 comedy starring Eddie Murphy as a wealthy prince from the fictional African nation of Zamuda. However, the singer noted that this time around, African actors and comedians should be cast in a film based on the African continent. During an interview with TMZ, the …

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Gratitude Concert 2019 with Twinsax themed “Light of the world”

Twinsax Gratitude Concert

Twinsax Gratitude Concert On the 26th of April, the city of Ile-ife in Nigeria will be on its feet as it will be witnessing an enthralling night of worship through Jazz music at the highly anticipated Gratitude Concert (GC) ‘19. The scintillating Nigerian gospel jazz-duo Twinsax will be live in performance alongside passionate, enthusiastic, vibrant virtuosos possessing classic delivery in …

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Rocky Dawuni ‘Beats of Zion’ album ft Stonebwoy, Sarkodie, Alika, & Wiyaala

(Los Angeles, CA) — Rocky Dawuni, the international music star/global ambassador and humanitarian activist, releases his highly anticipated 7th studio album Beats of Zion on March 8,2019 with Six Degrees Distribution. [Pre-Order: https://rockydawuni.lnk.to/beatsalbum] The thirteen-track set follows the GRAMMY nominated album Branches of the Same Tree, (“Best Reggae Album” in 2016) and expands Rocky’s “Afro Roots” sound to include the diversity of the Ghanaian music scene …

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Prolific Ghanaian music duo R2Bees set to release their third studio album

After they prorogued the initial launch of their music album, Tema-based music group, R2Bees, has announced the date of release of their high and much-anticipated album, titled ‘SITE 15‘. Omar Sterling (left) & Mugeez of R2bees The ‘SITE 15’ album is their third professional career studio project, and is due for release on the first day of March in the …

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Nomzamo Mbatha of South Africa is newest UN Goodwill Ambassador

Nomzamo Mbatha

Johannesburg – Nomzamo Mbatha, South African actress and human rights activist on Monday January 28, 2019 was appointed as the newest Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Since 2017, Mbatha has worked in close cooperation with UNHCR as a High Profile Supporter and advocate for UNHCR’s LuQuLuQu campaign, raising awareness for the forcibly displaced in …

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Rocky Dawuni Single “Beats of Zion” Aims to Re-energize Love and Hope

Beats Of Zion

The unspoken guarantee with any Rocky Dawuni song is that it will take you higher, that it will move your heart and body in equal measure. New single “Beats of Zion“, from Dawuni’s upcoming album of the same name, is no exception, delivering fast rhythms and warm harmonies. Influenced by sounds from across the African diaspora – everywhere from Dawuni’s native Ghana …

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Afrobeats Rapper 6ixty Drops ‘Close To You’ Single Off Debut Album

6ixty

Afrobeats rapper 6ixty on Friday, January 11, 2019, at around 4 PM at his base in Ghana quietly released Close To You, the first single off his upcoming debut album titled Nyamekye. 6ixty dropped the beat on his SoundCloud. Artwork for the first album of Ghanaian rapper 6ixty Close To You is a love song performed in West African Pidgin …

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Mo Abudu: The Nigerian media mogul with a global empire

Mo Abudu

(CNN) — How do you get from a talk show sofa to boardroom chair? If you ask Mosunmola “Mo” Abudu, it’s being motivated by an eagerness to dispel ignorance – more specifically about Africa. In eleven years, this female entrepreneur has transitioned from simply hosting a television show to owning a multimedia empire. The 52-year-old has been labeled as Africa’s most successful woman by …

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Meet the African acts nominated for the 2019 Grammy Awards

Grammy Awards

Here are the Africans that made the 2019 Grammy Awards nomination list! The highly anticipated list of the artists and songs that deserve the prestigious award has been published and among the many global artistes are four African acts. Nigeria is represented by Seun Kuti, the son of superstar Fela Kuti. MORE ABOUT THIS The unexpected story of Malawi’s music group …

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