Personality

Wiyaala speaks of new video, Rocky Dawuni and acting

Wiyaala

Noella Wiyaala, the mlti-talented and multi-award winning Ghanaian singer, songwriter and actress recently granted TheAfricanDream.net an exclusive interview in which she talked about her new music-video, what inspired it and her recent venturings into the world of movie acting. The new video titled ‘Leno’ which means ‘This Place’ was directed by Charlotte Appleton for Djimba World Production and is to be released …

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supremeRights Records introduces Xtacy

Xtacy

supremeRights Records, the recording studios that unleashed Worlasi on Ghana and the world in the latter parts of 2015 has once again gifted music fans with yet another smooth voiced artist in the person of Xtacy as we enter the 2016 new year. Xtacy is an upcoming artist who believes in the power of projecting Africa through his music. He lists Afrobeat …

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Onyi Anyado on rewards and awards of leadership distinction

Onyi Anyado is an International Conference Speaker and an Entrepreneur who teaches people how to become distinguished in their chosen fields. Well, we personally do not know him but on December 18, 2015, that changed via the power of social media. The change came about as a result of us spending that time of our day here at #TheAfricanDream looking up Twitter …

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Kenyan Artist Almaz to keep indigenous music alive

Almaz

Mary Hamboga Matufi, a Kenyan musician and songwriter known in showbiz as Almaz says dropping out of school for lack of funds to continue her education and her society’s preference to push enterprising males than females up the academic ladder was still not enough to quell her desires to pursue her passion for music. “I was forced to drop out …

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Rocky Dawuni in historic​ nomination for 58th​ Grammy Awards

Branches of The Same Tree, the latest album of the celebrated Ghanaian Afro roots artist Rocky Dawuni has been nominated for a Grammy award in the Best Reggae Album category in the 2016 Grammy awards. The Grammy Award which was originally called Gramophone Award first begun in 1959 in the USA. The album, which is Rocky’s sixth studio album was released …

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Dr. Thomas Mensah identifies paths to industrialize Africa

Dr. Thomas Mensah, the renowned scientist and inventor in Atlanta, USA, received the prestigious International Business Leadership (IBL) Award for 2015 from the African Leadership Magazine (ALM). This happened at the ALM’s annual awards event from November 11-12, 2015 at the Westin Atlanta Hotel on 7 Concourse Parkway, North East of Atlanta in Georgia, USA. Dr. Mensah who is the Chairman of Lightwave …

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David Adjaye builds museum of African American history

David Adjaye

David Adjaye is a New York City- and London-based architect born to a Ghanaian diplomat. His work includes the Nobel Peace Center in Oslo and the National Museum of African-American History and Culture, scheduled to formally open in 2016. Below is an interview he granted Joseph Stromberg of the SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINE in 2012. While growing up, you lived in Tanzania, Egypt, Yemen, …

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Nigerian gospel jazz duo Twinsax wants your soul

Twinsax are a music duo from Nigeria who have since age 9 been striving to master their art of playing the saxophone. Known in real life as Marvelous Taye Ayodele and Innocent Kehinde Ayodele; the twins are originally from Koji state in Nigeria. Their choice of musical genre is Jazz blended with gospel emanating from their strong Christian upbringing. The …

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TheAfricanDream on the Nick Taliaferro Show

#TheAfricanDream is on the move constantly, seeking to share the good news about Africa, from an African perspective to all Africans and non-Africans under a clean light in its bid to awaken humanity. To further promote #TheAfricanDream, the Founder of TheAfricanDream LLC (#TheAfricanDreamLLC), Oral Ofori, was invited to join a seasoned Philadelphia-based talk show promoting the forWURD movement in the …

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A little about Nusɛ and the Worlasi behind it

So what the heck is this Nusɛ song and all that noise about it? Well, the noises had gotten too loud for #TheAfricanDream not to have heard about them already so we went straight to the source in our quest to comprehend it. Worlasi! Yes, that’s the name and voice behind Nusɛ. Nus3 is a mixtape according to Ebenezer Attoh of supremeRights record label …

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