Contemporary African Music

DANIELLE KWATENG for TeenVogue.com Forty-eight hours before getting on a Zoom call with Folarin “Falz” Falana, Nigeria had just experienced what is now being called the Lekki Toll Gate massacre. According to Amnesty International, around 6:29 pm, Nigerian Army vehicles left Bonny Camp, a military base, to drive approximately seven minutes to Lekki, a usually busy highway […]

The airwaves are full of new music and sounds. But the center of soul remains constant and that is a fact underscored by the new smash hit “All of my Love”> Yes!! LEgendary Singer/songwriter/Producer Smokey Robinson joins R&B stalwart Charlie Wilson to deliver a classic soul sound with this single. We are so happy to […]

Been contemplating the Global Trends, Community and Music from a Black Radio perspective….. So this Tuesday on Coffee Conversations with Greg J., we’ll be sipping with some of the top executives in radio. We are exceedingly honored to welcome Maxx Myrick, GM of @DC Radio 96.3 HD4 DCRadio.gov.…. Skip Dillard, VP Programming – WBLS 107.5 […]

Sauti Sol is one of the biggest music acts on the continent of Africa. Hailing from Nairobi Kenya, they have sold millions of albums and sold out thousands of arenas across the globe. They have just released thier latest LP called “Midnight Train:, and featured a live quarantined concert, livestreamed to the world on August […]

Naomi Achu (sometimes called the ‘Queen of Bamenda’) is a rapper and singer from Bamenda in Cameroon. Born to a diplomat father and teacher mother, Ms Achu’s career as a performing artist began early. She is said to have written her first song at 9, and sang as a student in Saker Baptist College in […]

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