Author: africori

Blayze ft. AKA - "Get The Bag"
Two South African Hip Hop acts; Blayze and AKA join forces in a new single called 'Get The Bag'. The track is a mellow Hip Hop vibe with heavy bass lines and a lyrical flow that is sure to catch the ear of every listener.
With lyrics already up on genius. Fans can confidently sing along.

Bob Ezy- "Pieces Of Love"
South African House Music act; Bob Ezy releases his first body of work 'Pieces of Love' featuring hit singles like; Close To You, Walk Away & Imisebenzi. Recently nominated for the South African Music Awards for Close To You in the Best Remix of the year category, this is a perfect timing for a celebration as the awards are taking place in Sun City, South Africa this weekend.

Drew Moyo - "Vimbuza"
Norway based Malawian Dance/Electronic act; Drew Moyo teams up with Beating Heart; the World's largest archive of Africa's field recordings- on his new body of work 'Vimbuza'.One of the tracks off 'Chingoma' which was sampled after an archival field recording is a favourite of the artist and he explains that 'Chingoma' is a drum played specifically by the Tonga people in a part of Malawi when they gather for the Spiritual ritual of the Vimbuza dance. The proceeds from Vimbuza will be used to support the Women's Legal Centre in Cape Town and Jo'burg and the AMP music school in Grahamstown where equipment will be donated and a Beating Heart remix module would be developed where students can learn how to remix music from the archive, learning about their heritage in the process. Now that's music for a cause!

Bemyoda - "I Told You"
With his new album 'Stark' due on the 9th of June, Nigerian singer song writer  Bemyoda releases the first single off his forthcoming album ‘Stark’, the stunning piano-led rendition of ‘I Told You’. To many, Bemyoda bears striking musical similarities to Aloe Blacc, Asa and Bez.
Watch the video of 'I Told You' Here

Music comes in many different shades and Bemyoda makes beautiful shades of music. Working with acts from various genres across the continent makes the cause of pushing African Music to the world even more wholesome. On Signing with Africori - "Nigerian singer/songwriter, Bemyoda has signed with Africori Music Group to license and distribute his forthcoming debut album, 'Stark', worldwide. With offices in Johannesburg, Lagos and London, and representatives in Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania, Ghana, Uganda and Rwanda, Africori is the leading digital music company for artists and labels in Africa. The company also operates the most established synch licensing platform in Africa. 'Stark' was recorded across 4 cities in Nigeria and USA: Abuja, Lagos, Cleveland and the world’s music capital, Nashville. It has been described as sublime, bold, and honest."

For the first time since inception, the 'One Africa Music Festival' will be hosted in London.  This year; old and new lovers of Afrobeats, Afro Dance, High life, Bongo Flava and other genres of the African sound can look forward to performances from amazing acts across the continent including; one of Africa's legendary Rappers; M.I Abaga, Ghana's fiercest; Efya, Kenyan's hottest talent; Victoria Kimani, and the man of the moment in Southern Africa;Cassper Nyovest. Other acts include Tiwa Savage, Awilo Logomba, Falz, Tekno, Alikiba, Olamide Phyno, Davido Eugy and the dymanic duo; PSquare. Classic Man; Jidenna and Ghana's hottest MC Sarkodie are to headline the concert.

Shortstraw - "Our Simple Minds"
Off their 5th Studio album 'Those Meddling Kids', South African alternative indie band; Shortstraw release the latest single tagged 'Our Simple Minds' which is the 8th single off the Album. The Multi Award winning group of 5 are currently on their world tour winning more hearts and ears for their every evolving sound.
 

Shot in Israel during the first leg of their #AIMWolrdTour, Tanzanian foremost duo and real life love birds; Navy Kenzo share the video for 'Morning' a single off their debut album 'AIM' (Above Inna Minute). The Visuals are meant to give all single people out there relationship FOMO.

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