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Rocky Dawuni talks Africa politics

Rocky Dawuni and John Legend I first featured Rocky Dawuni on my blog in March of 2012 but prior to that, we’ve had a relationship lasting beyond that timeline and it was in my attempt to check in on him recently that gave birth to this piece where we got to talk about what is new with him and Africa politics. Below is …

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Koby Maxwell Celebrates Ghana at 56 with friends in the Diaspora

  As part of plans to celebrate the 56th anniversary of Ghana, Koby Maxwell is hosting a number of Ghanaian and other African artists to join hands in celebrating the beauty and culture of the African entertainment industry. Fellow movie stars, musicians and philanthropist of non-African origin will also be in attendance. The event will be held at Lanham Maryland, USA. …

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Hiplife 3:16, The gospel according to Reggie Rockstone

The Genesis Reginald Ossei; also known as Reggie Rockstone, AKA ‘the God-Father of hiplife’, a Ghanaian music genre which is a fusion of authentic Ghanaian lyrics with a mixture of traditional Ghanaian language and Hip Hop instrumentals, believes Ghana music has not done enough justice to HipLife as a genre. To right this wrong, Reggie is about to embark on …

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Mutombo The Poet of Ghana presents Africa’s spoken word to the world

Mutombo The Poet during a recital in Ghana Today my piece will be on Spoken Word; a form of poetry that often uses alliterated prose or verse and occasionally uses metered verse to talk about happenings in a society. This style of poetry is mainly in the first person singular and generally from the poet’s point of view, it is …

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Zambia’s Zone Fam take their brand of African Hip Hop to the world stage

The Republic of Zambia, one of Africa’s landlocked countries in the southern hemisphere of the continent is experiencing a Hip Hop wave in its music industry. Leading this wave is one of the country’s top Hip Hop group known as Zone Fam. In 2009 Zone Fam burst onto the African and Zambian music scene with their first mix tape which …

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How Nigeria’s Nollywood is dominating Africa’s movie scene

  Nollywood signpost in Nigeria, an icon of Africa’s movie industry Nollywood movies or actors’ names is what you will find if you ask the avid African movie watcher to name ten of their favorite African actors or movies. Nollywood – Nigeria’s entertainment industry – is obviously dominating the African movie scene and this piece is an attempt to shed some …

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Chat with Rocky Dawuni, One of CNN’s top 10 best African musicians

Rocky Dawuni, Ghana’s greatest reggae sensation with global recognition owing to his hit song  ‘in Ghana’ and the world acclaimed album ‘Hymns for the rebel soul’. Rocky started his elementary schooling at Services Preparatory in the Michel Camp army barracks located near Tema, one of Africa’s premier port cities in Ghana. He gained entrance into the Tamale High school located …

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#TheAfricanDream goes back in time with AJ Dahottest

The photo is of AJ Dahottest from back in the year 2012 and was taken when he worked as a radio presenter and DJ with HitzFM in Ghana. It is always nice to see a childhood friend grow to become a great inspiration in your life. Augustine Jebor, aka AJ Babe is someone I grew up with side by side …

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