16 Sep NewMusicAfrica – Lucky Dube, C Kay, Yanga ft AKA & , Lady X, & Coke Studio ft Falz, Bebe Cool, Dji Tafinha & Ray Vanny & More
10 years down the line, the impact of this legend still feels like yesterday. In commemoration of his life’s legacy Gallo Records releases a limited edition of his work.
‘The Times We’ve Shared’ features three unreleased tracks from Lucky Dubeand digitally re mastered famous hits from the man who reached the hearts of many around the world.
Together we share in his life’s work and celebrate his legacy!
Another Coke Studio Africa Collaboration brings the king of Uganda together with ‘The Bahd Guy’ of Nigeria.
Bebe Cool brings his sultry reggae/ dancehall vibes to blend with Falz’s candid story telling through his lyrics & rhymes in the song called ‘Skip’.
Turning around what could have been very negative press, producer/recording and performing artist; C Kay under Chocolate City released what could only be termed as a surprise EP termed ‘Who The F**k is Ckay’ in response to an ill meant jab taken at him by a Nigerian ‘Journalist’ during a podcast.
Pulling out several singles from his box of many bangers, the versatile producer put together the EP which beautifully reflects his capabilities and talent, featuring new kids on the block like Bella Alubo of Tinny Entertainment and Dice Ailes also of Chocolate City. The EP enjoyed just over 10,000 plays on Souncloud within the first day of release.
The EP is a melting pot of genres; from the typical dance like Afrobeats to the more melodic and relaxed blend of the Afrobeats with highlife and a bit of Jazz. Ckay produced all tracks on the Ep except tracks 2 & 6 which were co-produced by Tempoe.
Angola and Tanzania come together in a collaboration of sounds! Off the Coke Studio Africa 2017 vault, Dji Tafinha & Raywanny represent Central and East Africa.
Give You All is a blend of Bongo Flava and Sensual sounds showing off Angola.
Versatile South African vocalist, dancer, entrepreneur, and creator Lady X releases brand new single ‘iGugu Lami’ to a very unexpected warm welcome from listeners shooting it up to #6 on iTunes world music chart within 24 hours.Fashion driven Lady X, has worked with Uhuru, Black Motion, Gino Brown, Dj Maphorisa, Soul Candi and African Roots amongst others.
South African rapper Marc releases the visuals for ‘Choose’ the remix which features Sean Pages, DJ Zan D, Manu Worldstar, and Nigeria’s Scoobynero
Off the EP “Neighbourhood Genius” South African Hip-Hop act Yanga Chief teams up with rapper AKA and producer/recording artist Gemini Major in his brand new single‘T.R.I.C.K.Y”
The combination of AKA’s melodic rhymes, Yanga’s intent flow and Gemini’s top class production skill, T.R.I.C.K.Y is is perfect time leading up to the spring party days ahead!
Upcoming Nigerian Duo, TFO release their debut EP titled ‘Attention’. The 6 tracked project follows the release of ‘Attention’ the single.The duo have a very catchy rhythmic flow that gives their Afrobeats sound an infectious feel.
Flexing on his language skills, Chocolate City’s ‘Bad Producer Bad Musician’ C Kayreleases a french version of the widely loved single with Dremo.
Gaddemit the french version, is C Kay reaching out to his fans in the Francophone areas arounds the world. Intact with the same energy and charm as was delivered in the original version, this is one for the share button!
Another off his upcoming album, South African Hip-Hop act Sipho The Gift, gifts his fans with a new single ‘The Long Way Home’.
This the successful release of ‘The Man’, his first single off the upcoming album ‘Kintsugi’.
Sometimes, we all need a little boost in the chase of success in our careers. Buzz meets Biz: An international workshop programme focused on music, business and entrepreneurship is offering young professionals in the industry a chance to learn tricks of the trade, and most importantly a chance to network with other more established industry professionals.
The workshop will be held in three stages, in three cities; Berlin, Madrid and Accra. Running from October through November and will see up to 12 participants from Germany, Spain, the United Kingdom & Ghana each.
Follow this link to find out more info on the project!
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