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Mafikizolo to perform at Blankets and Wine

Written by Shirlene Brown | January 2, 2014 | Leave a Comment

Blankets and wine is celebrating it’s 5-year anniversary with a two-day, star-laden festival at the Carnivore gardens.

Blankets & Wine at 50

Blankets & Wine at 50

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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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2face Idibia to hit Washington DC

Written by Shirlene Brown | April 23, 2010 | Leave a Comment

2Face, a contemporary Nigerian artist, will be performing live at The Days Inn Gateway in Washington DC.  A very popular artist with a string of international music awards, he usually performs with such energy that his audience is usually brought to their feet with rousing applause.

2Face

2Face

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Nneka Egbuna takes one for team Africa at the 2009 MOBO awards

Written by Prudence Chauke | October 5, 2009 | Leave a Comment

This past Saturday Glasgow, SECC became home to numerous artists and fans from  all different walks of life as the Music Of Black Origin (MOBO) awards took place, crowning the 2009 winners. Launched in 1996, the MOBO awards are an embrace to urban music in Europe and one of the most popular nominee categories is the “Best African Act” category which, in the past, has seen the likes of Batman Samini and 9Ice walk away with the award. This year taking one for team Africa was non either than Nigerian-German hip-hop/soul singer and song writer, Nneka Egbuna.

Nneka Egbuna

Nneka Egbuna

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P-Sqaure – The Unstoppable Duo!

Written by Prudence Chauke | October 17, 2008 | Leave a Comment

P-Square and AkonIt’s no secret that one of the biggest influential artists in the Naija entertainment industry right now is the electrifying duo, P-Square. Recently they have scooped numerous awards at the Channel O Spirit Of Africa Music Awards and been nominated for the best African act at the MOBO awards.

This shows that P-Square is making its mark in the industry with their fun and club-banging sounds. Although there has been an argument about whether they are a  good representation of African music or just American-wannabes, I think we need to give props where they are due.

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