I started writing the article you are about to read last August, when Yemi Alade ended her Mama Africa World Tour with a concert at the Playstation Theatre in New York. Continue reading How Yemi Alade Changed The Rules With Her Mama Africa World Tour
Three years after releasing his commercially successful sophomore album ‘Ayo’, Nigerian singer-songwriter Wizkid is finally back with a new project, his first since joining the international music label RCA Records. Continue reading Wizkid Breaking Barriers With “Sounds From The Other Side”
To celebrate International Women’s Day, I decided to pay tribute to the women effortless engaged in the development and success of our African music industry. Continue reading 8 Most Powerful Women In African Music
For you, I have gathered fifty exquisite songs released on Youtube by some of the finest artists currently occupying the African music stage. Continue reading Spring Semester’s Playlist #Afrobeats
This is the time of the year where people get sad and nostalgic about their holidays because school is resuming. Fortunately, getting back to school also means meeting our friends, catching up on what happened during the break and also back to school partying for people who are in college or university. The last point is the most interesting for me as it concerns music and this … Continue reading Back to School Playlist (Afrobeats)
What principally distinguishes Angolan music to that of the rest of the continent is the beat. In Angola, they produce two major types of music: Kuduro, and Afro house. Continue reading Let’s dance in the streets of Luanda! (AfroHouse)
My approach toward music will be very critical and analytical as I believe that if we want a successful industry, i.e one that will profit to all artists, one that will reward artists based on their merit and one that will provide quality jobs (i.e steady jobs with stable revenues) for the people, we need to give the African music the attention it deserves. Continue reading Note on the blog.