Day: August 30, 2020

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African Legend Fela Kuti’s music is still alive in the music of young African musicians

Decades after his death, Fela Kuti, Nigeria’s most famous musician continues to live on through his art. Afrobeat a genre he pioneered, has transcended generations after him, existing in varying forms. Contemporary African pop stars are sampling his work in new records.ADVERTISEMENT Much of that music is called “Afrobeats” today, (the ‘s’ is important) A new […]

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Vodafone Ghana Music Awards 2020 Highlights

The annual Vodafone Ghana Music Awards culminated on Saturday in honour of various entertainers in the music industry. The country’s most anticipated entertainment event was held virtually in respect of protocols to guard against the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. Prior to the main event, Ghanaian actor James Gardiner and TV presenter Regina Van-Helvert hosted […]

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New Wave of African Music Sweeps France

The internet has opened new frontiers of music for people looking for something other than popular Top 40 radio fare. In France, for instance, the music scene is soaking up some new sounds from the African continent. Elhame Lecoeur reports.

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