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Super fun at Afro Nation2022

Business Ghana 10 Jan 2023
The two-day extravaganza saw a line up talents from the realms of Afrobeats, Hip-Hop, R&B and Dancehall delivering world-class live performances and DJ sets. . Africa’s music heavyweights such as Ghana's Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, Sarkodie, Kuami Eugene, and ...
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Honorebel to Go Harder in 2023

Jamaica Observer 09 Jan 2023
Anyone familiar with the South Florida music scene has likely crossed paths with Honorebel, the versatile singjay who has forged a solid solo career and collaborated with major rap acts such as Pitbull ... Honorebel has made a name in Europe and Africa with a mix of dancehall and electronic dance songs ... .
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Old-school rhythms run Panama

Jamaica Observer 20 Nov 2022
Shunned as oldies music by some people in Jamaica, dancehall rhythms from the 1980s and 1990s are revered in American hip hop circles and Latin America ... Stampede, who has helped promote the songs of hardcore dancehall acts as well as artistes from the Caribbean and Africa, believes Jamaican producers may be missing out on a growing retro craze.
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Larruso tackles mental health, revisits dark days on his LP, ‘Sounds from the Slums’

Joy Online 27 Oct 2022
Ghanaian dancehall and young Afrobeats Star, Larruso has released his 7-track sophomore LP dubbed “Sounds from the Slums” under label, Jadon Shatta Entertainment ... On CaskeysOnit’s production, Larruso goes rude and reclaims his position as the dancehall wonderkid in Africa.
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Crossover time for Sister Bless

Jamaica Observer 29 Sep 2022
THE Revival church has played an understated role in Jamaican culture. Its pulsating rhythms, steeped in Africa, can be heard in mento and dancehall music. Sister Bless grew up in the Revival movement in Spanish Town, and although she has lived in the United States for some time she never lost touch with its sound and message ... .
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Sister Bless makes recording debut in ‘dream come true’

Jamaica Observer 28 Sep 2022
The Revival church has played an understated role in Jamaican culture. Its pulsating rhythms, steeped in Africa, can be heard in mento and dancehall music. Sister Bless grew up in the Revival movement in Spanish Town, and although she has lived in the United States for some time, never lost touch with its sound and message ... .
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Sir IB: I Have Flair for Developing Talents

This Day 30 Jul 2022
He has also recorded a couple of songs both in the United States and in Nigeria which include “Fire in Nigeria”, “Work” and “Africa”. His brand of music is dancehall and afrobeat ... “You have dancehall artists around the world, like Bennie Man, Sean Paul, Mavado and others collaborating well with even Rap and R&B artists.
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It’s been very challenging to be born-again —Kesse

Joy Online 12 Jul 2022
It has been four years now since singer Kesse announced he has found Christ ... However, he is not ready to give up and will continue to fight in the army of the Lord ... Kesse gained prominence with the release of his debut single Oh Yes, a Reggae-Dancehall song in 2012. He also participated in Season 2 of Project Fame West Africa and was first runner-up. .
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Former Zim pro boxer and jailbird aims to make children champs

Mail Guardian South Africa 05 Jul 2022
Arifonso, a former Commonwealth and Africa Zone Six boxing champion, was nicknamed “Mosquito” by his fans and peers for his ability to knock down opponents despite his slight frame ... administrators around some of Africa’s largest cities (the best-known being Soweto).
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I am humbled by this global signing—Stonebwoy

Business Ghana 09 May 2022
According to the release announcing Stonebwoy joining the record label on May 3, 2022, “Universal Music Group (UMG) label divisions Def Jam Recordings, 0207 Def Jam and Def Jam Africa are thrilled to announce the global signing of Ghanaian Afropop, Dancehall and beloved ...
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Stonebwoy joins Universal Music Group

B & FT Online 07 May 2022
Universal Music Group (UMG) label divisions Def Jam Recordings, 0207 Def Jam and Def Jam Africa are thrilled to announce the global signing of Ghanaian Afropop, dancehall and beloved reggae musician and pioneer, Stonebwoy to the global Def Jam artist family. Def Jam Africa will ...
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We are committed to making Stonebwoy a global artiste – DefJam

Joy Online 05 May 2022
Defjam Recordings Africa has disclosed that it is committed to making Stonebwoy a global brand ... Dancehall artiste @stonebwoy arrives at the @MovenpickHotels, Accra, for his unveiling as a @defjam Africa artiste ... Lerato, Universal, South Africa rep, speaking on Defjam Africa's goal ...
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Stonebwoy releases ‘Therapy’, first single under Universal Music Group’s Def Jam Recordings

Joy Online 03 May 2022
Universal Music Group (UMG) label divisions Def Jam Recordings, 0207 Def Jam and Def Jam Africa have announced the global signing of Ghanaian Afropop, dancehall and reggae musician Stonebwoy to the global Def Jam artist family. Def Jam Africa will represent his music across Africa, whilst Def Jam Recordings will become his label home in the U.S.
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Turbulence says trip to Africa was the ‘Remedy’

The Gleaner 14 Apr 2022
As a reggae-dancehall artiste with several hits and a mentionable following in Africa, Turbulence has done his fair share of jetting to the continent; and when one trip ends, the next is already being planned. He recently returned to Jamaica from... .

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