08 Jun ?Ice Prince, Nathi, J Molley, Kwesi Jiggs, Navy Kenzo, Touchline, 3Two1, Pappy Kojo ft Sarkodie & More
Keeping the sexy alive!Glam & sensual, Tanzania’s hottest duo Navy Kenzo are finally joining the party for 2018 with their latest release ‘Fella’.
Following their debut album AIM (Above Inna Minute), this dancehall feel good Friday vibe is the perfect Kickstarter for you.
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Reading this from South Africa? You already know and love him. If you are not, let’s introduce you to the man with so much soul, he shares it oh so easily.Multi Award Winning singer Nathi who just joined African label giant; Gallo Records is kicking off his new chapter with a brand new one sure to get you singing along and trying (and maybe failing) to get all the clicks right in this melodious offering ‘Qeqe (Emthandweni)’ which talks of the sound his heart makes as he is helplessly in love.
Pick up the phone, make that call! looks like the dudes are ready to work.Ice Prince teams up with youngsters PatrickxxLee and Straffitti on a new hip delivery ‘Hit Me Up‘.
it’s everything you would expect from the OG, and the new kids; a seamless blend.
This is one for the bass at 100%
He’s one of Ghana’s most talented acts and he’s got the other talented ones as friends…birds of the same feathers…Pappy Kojo, is the dude with all the man them who don’t stress about nothing in this hip, clean and hard-hitting visuals in its simplicity, ‘Awo’a’ was directed by Prince Dovlo and produced by Kuvie.
To the North!!Musician and actor Adam A Zango from the north of Nigeria shares a 9 tracked album ‘Mai Laya‘ filled with very melodious upbeat tunes with productions mostly deeply rooted in traditional Hausa sounds.
It’s a beautiful discovery for a Friday to take you through the weekend.
Back down South!3Two1 is partying with the crew out in the ‘Parking Lot‘ as in the new norm. So pick up the gang and take the party outside.
When the party is over, keep it on your playlist for the ride home or out of town, it’s perfect for a sing-along and those slight shoulder moves we all love a little too much.
Hard Truths? Touchline is your guy.In ‘5 Grand’ this young South African Rapper address everything from a crooked system, infidelity, inequality, the struggles of family, the oh so vicious circle, the pretence, the delusion of freedom and loyalty.
Turns out money stresses you out.On a roll for the year, J Molley follows his latest release Seven Bottles with a new one ‘Always $tressed‘.
Here for the low hitting bass and the flow!
Here for some Ghana flavour.Pappy Kojo teams up with Sarkodie in a story that tells the classic tale; if you don’t know me at my lowest, you can’t show up when I am high up’ you would be late
From the 5th to the 8th of June, tons of people from varying sectors of the music business attended Midem; currently the largest musical conference/ festival worldwide.
With a keen focus on Africa as an emerging market that can no longer be ignored, Midem kicked off this years activities with 4 road shows from Johannesburg to Lagos, Abidjan and Brazzaville and is wrapping up with a 3 day back to back showcase, networking, conferences and festivals which end today the 8th of June.
This year saw 4 artists from Africa make the final list for the Midem Artist Accelerator; Big Star (ZA), Tshego (ZA), Bez (NG) and AKA (ZA).
Here’s a well-written breakdown of Day one by Musically including key conferences like the conversation on connectivity, Access & Music Distribution during which C.E.O Yoel Kenan highlighted the need to have patience in a market as diverse, vibrant and trying as this.
The ones that got away…