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D’Banj has candid interview with MTV

Written by Shirlene Brown | April 14, 2014 | Leave a Comment

In an interview with MTV’s Alexis Stevens, D’banj shared that he got into music after his brother died.

D'banj

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Viva Africa billed as largest African music festival in the Middle East

Written by Shirlene Brown | November 19, 2012 | Leave a Comment

The Viva Africa Music Festival is one of the biggest music festival in the Middle East. Slated to take place in Dubai, Viva Africa boasts some very popular African musicians in its roster.

LeAnne (South Africa)

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Sarkodie, Camp Mulla, Wizkid, Mi Casa and D’Banj nominated for 2012 MTV European Music Awards

Written by Ameyaw Debrah | September 20, 2012 | Leave a Comment

D'banjMTV has unveiled the nominees for its annual MYV European Music Awards (EMA) with reigning pop princesses Rihanna and Taylor Swift topping the list with six and five nods respectively. Africa’s hottest contemporary artists could also be in the frame for an EMA award, as Sarkodie, Camp Mulla, Wizkid, Mi Casa and D’Banj fight it out for a slot in the Worldwide Act category, where they will compete against their peers in India and the Middle East (from Monday 15 October).  The final Worldwide Act nominees from each region (Europe, Latin America, North America, Asia Pacific and Africa/India/Middle East) will be announced the week of 30 October and the winner will be named at the show in Frankfurt.

Other notable EMA nominees include Lady Gaga, Carly Rae Jepsen, fun., Lana Del Rey, Nicki Minaj, Jay Z and Kanye West, who are each up for three EMA nominations, while Green Day, Gotye, Pitbull, Rita Ora, Flo Rida, Muse, Arctic Monkeys, Jack White and One Direction are up for two awards. MTV will announce EMA performers and presenters at a later date.

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Africa’s Best compete for 2012 MOBO Awards

Written by Ameyaw Debrah | September 20, 2012 | Leave a Comment

Some of Africa’s finest artistes such as  Sarkodie, Amadou & Mariam , Cabo Snoop ,Camp Mulla, D’Banj , Fally Ipupa, Fatoumata Diawara, P-Square , Spoek Mathambo, and The Very Best have been nominated for Best African Act in the 17th edition of the Music of Black Origin (MOBO) Awards slated for Saturday, 3rd November at the Echo Arena in Liverpool.

Sarkodie

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P-Square release new song featuring Akon and May D

Written by Shirlene Brown | April 11, 2012 | Leave a Comment

It’s finally here!  P-Square, Akon and May D have come up with a new video for the song ‘Chop My Money‘.  May D, signed to the Square Records label, proves he has the talent to hang with the big dogs.

Akon, P-Square, May D

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D’banj’s official ‘Oliver Twist’ video – Can you Azonto?

Written by Shirlene Brown | March 21, 2012 | Leave a Comment

D’banj seems to be having a banner year. He recently signed with Kanye West’s label, Good Music. He released a remake of his song, ‘Mr. Endowed‘ in collaboration with Snoop Dog. The song is a great dance tune.

D'banj and Big Sean

D'banj and Big Sean

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Mo Hits Goes Under

Written by Wanjiru Ndung'u | March 18, 2012 | Leave a Comment

One of the most successful record labels in Nigeria, Mo Hits, founded by Don Jazzy and D’banj has decided to close shop.

On his twitter account, Don Jazzy wrote, “Its with heavy heart that I announce the end of a long era and the beginning of a new one.”

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Amber Rose to host Tre Songz concert in Ghana

Written by Ameyaw Debrah | August 30, 2011 | Leave a Comment

amber-rose-450a0723091Its official! Reports coming in suggest that Vodafone Ghana has confirmed that American model Amber Rose will host the second edition of the annual Vodafone 020 Live concert slated for The Dome of the Accra International Conference Centre, September 20.

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Jimmy Jean-Louis congratulates Idris Elba, 2face and Dbanj for BET Awards

Written by Ameyaw Debrah | June 29, 2011 | Leave a Comment

Actor Jimmy Jean-Louis arrives at the BET Awards '11 held at TheAlthough the world’s media has been focusing on Chris Brown’s solid comeback and amazing performance at the just ended BET Awards, Haitian Hollywood actor and philanthropist, Jimmy Jean-Louis says he is particular excited about the Africans that were awarded on the night.

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2face and Dbanj win BET Award for Best International Act (Africa)

Written by Ameyaw Debrah | June 27, 2011 | Leave a Comment

2face BET awardNigeria’s 2face Idibia and Dbanj tied for the BET Award for Best International Act (Africa) at ceremony held at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, Sunday night. It didn’t come as a surprise as the two were clear favourites for the nod. But perhaps it should have been more competitive with only one winner instead of the two. It makes the African category come out as mere tokenism to keep us happy. Although this was the second time that African artists have been nominated in the BET Awards, this year saw a separate category for the African acts which also included D-Black (Ghana), Fally Ipupa (DR Congo), Angelique Kidjo (Benin), and Teargas (South Africa).

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D’banj signs up to Kanye West’s Good Music Label

Written by Wanjiru Ndung'u | June 9, 2011 | Leave a Comment

A new drift has been set as far as collaborations and partnerships among Africans across the Diaspora.

D'banj

D'banj

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