Nothing gets our musical hearts going like the sounds of celebration for the African Woman!
Crazy full with talent, A-List producer Reinhard Tega works with powerful vocalist Funbi, famous for his hit single Hallelujah – in this dedication to the confident, strong, talented, funny, beautiful and all round amazing African woman; ‘Arewa‘.
Arewa is not only lyrically qualified to get you in a good mood, the sonic dance feel to the single gives it a melodious ring that only reminds us why we love Reinhard.
So click below, listen, love and share this!
Some may get to 10, 20 or maybe 30, not many get to their 67th Album at the age of 65!
Legendary African Act; Oliver ‘Tuku’ Mtukudzi stuns us all with another fresh body of work; ‘Hany’ga‘ which means Concern when translated to English.
With his very rich and thrilling vocals, Dr Mtukudzi brings to life sounds that can only be described as animating, with beautiful instrumentals; outstanding string work and soothing backing vocals all blended to showcase a rich African musical delivery.
This maestro has poured his heart out in words and music with the assistance of the various musicians who came into the studio and contribute musically to the final collection of songs we now have and call Hany’ga “Concern” in English.
Laying the ground work to take over in 2018, East African super stars; Sauti Sol team up with Nigeria’s queen of Pop; Tiwa Savage in a new tale of love “Girl Next Door“.The second single off their incoming LP ‘Afrikan Sauce’, Girl Next Door is a new age yet classic tale of romance. The never old story of falling for the girl in your hood, or even your class.
Produced by Maleek Berry, the single is accompanied by very cleanly shot and funvisuals directed by Unlimited L.A
Here’s another one for the ‘brown skinned’ ladies. Jewels of East Africa Sauti Sol team up with award winning Nigerian dancehall & reggae act Patoranking in “Melanin“.
In no uncertain terms, the lyrics celebrate the ups and downs of love and the beautiful queens filled with all the melanin there is! Bringing the melodic blend of Patoranking’s delivery with the unmatched vocals of the award winning East African band.
Off the just released chart topping movie ‘Boo2’, UK based Afrobeats act Silvastone shares ‘Full Moon Tonight‘ alongside singer-songwriter, actress and author Kelli Wakili.
Full Moon Tonight is the official soundtrack for the Halloween themed movie.
Recorded between Douala – Washington DC and Atlanta, “Caramel” was produced by Soft Touch with additional guitars from Simplo and was studio directed by Cameroon’s music diva Charlotte Dipanda.
The release is accompanied by matching visuals; shot in Johannesburg by seasoned director Justin Campos, starring Lagos based Zimbabwean TV personality and actress; Vimbai with an appearance from designer ‘David Tlale‘ who also styled the shoot with his just launched spring/summer collection.
The Coke Studio Africa hit single, Kolole was produced by Sketchy Bongo.