Crowned Best Group in Africa and touted as the giants of East African music: Sauti Sol (Kenya) release brand new single MELANIN featuring World Best Patoranking from Nigeria. Co-written by the talented Kenyan songwriter and singer: Nviiri The Storyteller and produced by Sauti Sol, MELANIN, becomes the debut single off of Sauti Sol’s upcoming music project titled AFRIKAN SAUCE LP – set for release over the next 12 months.
East Africa’s Leading female and finally independent Artist, Victoria Kimani releases exciting visuals for her Drey beatz produced charting single CHINA LOVE feat. R.city , the international flex on this is so dope. Shot in Beijing, China & Chinatown NY, this Victoria Kimani & Dae visuals directed. This video is sure to show a fresher side of the Artist ahead of more International projects to come.
Kisumu based artist ,Nahna whose genre of music is Afro fusion with a touch of luo,kiswahili and English has once again released another new video after ‘Paro’ that was produced by the legendary Ulopa Ngoma.
Her current project ‘Baby Gochna’ simply meaning Baby Call Me is a song that talks about a lover telling his or her partner to call them because the two lovers are missing each other and would love to listen to each other’s voice.
The song also goes out to lovers in long distance relationship whose only form of communication is through calls, messaging or video calls. This was inspired by how people use phones hence she even talks about how people complain about network problems and quick to say to be called back.
The Dance moves were choreographed by Yawa Dancers and Stepper Wolves Dancers.
Antony M is a Kenyan Gospel artist who does his music mainly to inspire & transform peoples lives.Here is his latest project “NDURU…” Kindly listen & support…!!! Stay blessed.
Ahead of the arrival of Yemi Alade’s third studio album “Black Magic”, the vocal powerhouse enchants with the visual for her soaring romantic ballad “Nakupenda” which features 2017 MTV EMA nominee Nyashinski.
Housed on her extended play “Mama Afrique”; aided by Kenyan music superstar, the Swahili revamped version of the original sees Yemi Alade belts a classic African love anthem that will stand the test of time.
Watch the music video directed by Ovie Etseyatse.
The 4th edition of African Muzik Magazine Awards now known as Afrimma Awards & Music Festival is one of the most talked about events right now on the African music scene. African music stars, media, business moguls from all walks of life and fans turned enmasse to fill up the House of Blues , Dallas, Texas.
Sunday October 8th became a day history was made , the day began like any other with bright sunshine bathing the Dallas metropolis but at the end of the night, it became a historic day in African music. Stars like Diamond Platnumz from Tanzania, Tiwa Savage from Nigeria, Julz from Ghana, Ghetto Kids from Uganda, Tzy Panshak, Scientific , Fally Ipupa, C4 Pedro , Nsoki, The Compozers band were all present and the event was hosted by Basketmouth and ably supported by Kenyan comedian Chipukeezy. Big winners on the night include Fally Ipupa, Davido, Falz, Tiwa Savage, Toofan, Diamond Platnumz , C4 Pedro and others.Check out some beautiful pictures from the colourful night.
Swaleh is a new rap act from Kisumu,Kenya emulating the likes of Sarkodie from Ghana in a vernacular flow of lyrics.
He has just released a new song ‘Pod Apek’ which is a luo word meaning being heavy. The whole idea behind the song is to prove his lyrical prowess.
It is an afro-fusion of hiphop and vernacular rap with beats from possigge from Ghana.
Recored and mastered by Ryez Music.
Video directed by Ricky Beko for Big Dreams.
‘POLE POLE’ by the legendary Marsh featuring
Kisumu city’s most sought after award winning rapper,Gabiro Mtu Necessary.
Pole Pole is a Swahili word which simply means slowly. It is a banger that
will surely keep you on your toes on the dance floor with his groovy dance
hall touch as produced by Jamal Malique for Starbell Records.
Another Coke Studio Africa blend; brings Afropop to Afrobeat in new single ‘Bavuse’.
Representing Kenya and South Africa, Nyashinski & Mafikizolo bring together the sounds peculiar to East Africa and the undeniable presence of the timeless duo.
West Africa meets East Africa on the grand stage of AFRIMMA 2017 Awards & Music Festival as the duo of Basketmouth and Chipukeezy are announced as hosts of the biggest African music awards in Diaspora. Africa’s top comedian Basketmouth returns as AFRIMMA host for the fourth year running after doing such an impressive job on the previous editions of the prestigious awards.
Joining Basketmouth on the AFRIMMA grand stage is the effervescent Kenyan comedy sensation Chipukeezy whose profile has been on the rise in East Africa and currently one of the top acts from that region of AFrica.
It promises to be an exciting time with these two stars as AFRIMMA 2017 Awards & Music Festival brings you the best of both worlds in West African and East African comedy stars. Save the date as the countdown is on to October 8th, 2017 as African music is celebrated on a global pedestal.