Latest News for: Africa dancehall


Gyakie, KiDi, Diana Hamilton, Black Sherif others nominated for AFRIMA 2021

Joy Online 23 Sep 2021
The African Union Commission (AUC) and The International Committee of All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have released the 2021 nominees list ... The songstress has been nominated for Best Female Artiste, Western Africa category ... KiDi got nominated in two categories namely; Best Male Artiste, Western Africa and Best Artiste/Duo/Group in African Pop.

I dare you to drop a hit song – Samini shades Shatta Wale

Ghana Web 15 Sep 2021
There seems to be a beef brewing between two of Ghana's dancehall giants, Samini, and Shatta Wale as the former has called out the latter in a series of tweets ... His comments suggest that the SM Boss has not been able to live up to his title as Africa's Dancehall King, since he has not made a single hit song in a long while.

Stonebwoy to headline 'YAM Carnival' alongside Beenie Man, Davido, others

Ghana Web 26 Aug 2021
The Nickelodeon Winner (3-Time Best Reggae/Dancehall Act in Africa) will be making a stop in the UK on August 28 to headline the YAM Carnival alongside King Beenie Man, Koffee, Davido, Patoranking, Fally Ipupa, and a tall list of other performers.

Zimbabwe: Nine More Passion Javas for Zim Music to Dominate Africa - Buffalo Souljah

All Africa 24 Aug 2021
South Africa-based Dancehall crooner, Buffalo Souljah has hailed emerging arts promoter Passion Java for his efforts in putting Zimbabwean music on the international platform ....

Fortnite, surfing and virtual burning man: Diplo's pandemic year

Urdu Point 09 Aug 2021
"It was probably the best year I've had in a long time ... Diplo -- real name Thomas Wesley Pentz -- was often on the road for 300 days of the year before Covid-19 put an end to live shows ... It kept me sane ... "The French part of Africa is doing this Caribbean dancehall style that works very well in America at the moment, and she's the queen of that sound."

What's on? 10 top TV and streaming tips for Thursday

RTE 29 Jul 2021
Pick of the Day. Ireland's Garden Heroes, 8.30pm, RTÉ One ... Don't Miss. Brideshead Revisited, 8.00pm, BBC Four ... New to Stream ... See the boys become drag queens, dance with dancehall legends in Kingston Jamaica, go on a very special safari in South Africa, perform with Birmingham royal ballet and get a rather invasive treatment in Hollywood.

Goalsetting masterclass: a keynote address from a street beggar

B & FT Online 16 Jul 2021
Arguably the king of dancehall in Africa, Shatta Wale emerged on the music scene with the stage name ‘Bandana’ for many years he persisted through but could not see himself topping the charts back-to-back as he could envision in his dream.

Slow Wizzy’s Chaka-Chaka

The Voice Botswana 29 Jun 2021
With his very first single, Slow Wizzy is already creating waves ... Wizzy was shortlisted in the Dancehall/Afro-Beats category alongside compatriot Gee Angelah for her song ‘Africa’ ... Rating ... ....

Patoranking: Celebrate me now - not when I'm dead

Graphic 29 Jun 2021
Typically, Patoranking’s new song, Celebrate Me, has a catchy tune and I find myself humming along to it, as well as moving to the groove. But when we talk, I find Patoranking in serious mood ... Patoranking is one of Africa’s most successful artists, known for dancehall, but always reinventing his sound and drawing on Afrobeats and Amapiano vibes too ... .

I am saving money, I want to be a dancehall artist like ebony - Hookup girl

Ghana Web 28 Jun 2021
27-year-old hookup girl, Korkor has revealed that she has musical talent and hopes to become a dancehall artiste like the late Ebony Reigns. In a chat with SVTV Africa, Kokor told host, ...

Arushi Jain: Under the Lilac Sky review – ragas for beautiful sunsets

The Observer 25 Jun 2021
Ugandan label Nyege Nyege Tapes releases the debut album from rapper , Na Zala Zala, a high-energy, dancefloor-focused collection spanning grime, dancehall and techno. From west Africa by way of London, the sprawling ensemble bring their debut LP, Wolo So, a deeply satisfying mix ...

Stonebwoy featured in Apple Music's special playlist

Ghana Web 11 Jun 2021
After being highlighted by CNN International as the continent's most dazzling trendsetter who has impacted the lives of others while influencing areas such as music, multiple award-winning Ghanaian reggae & dancehall heavyweight, Stonebwoy, has been featured on the official 'CNN Africa Voice Changers' playlist on Apple Music.

39th IRAWMA: The winners, the African force, performances and special awardees

Joy Online 18 May 2021
Viewed by thousands of reggae and world music fans across the globe-Caribbean, Africa, Europe, the Americas, Asia ... Most votes came in from continental Africa ... IRAWMA ambassador and multi-Grammy/IRAWMA winner, Gramps Morgan and dancehall entertainer, D’ Angel, were exceptional hosts ... Dancehall great, Beenie Man, delivered a performance full of pizzazz.

Stonebwoy to celebrate 'Anloga Junction' album in a virtual concert

Ghana Web 18 May 2021
Dubbed "Anloga Junction" Concert, the spectacular evening celebrating the groundbreaking album will feature a powerful contemporary back-to-back performance led by the Nickelodeon & BET Winner, 3-Time Best Reggae/Dancehall Act in Africa, backed by his flawless music crew the "BHIM Band", with a special guest musician on Saturday, May 22, at 7 p.m.

Shatta Wale wins award at 39th IRAWMA

Ghana Web 17 May 2021
2 ... 3 ... U-Roy Award for Best Male Dancehall Artist ... Best Female Dancehall Artist ... Nomcebo Zikode – South Africa *WINNER ... Best Dancehall Stagecraft Entertainer – Sponsored by Onstage TV Winford Williams ... Best African Dancehall Entertainer. Buffalo Souljah – South Africa ... Master KG, featuring Nomcebo Zikode “Jerusalema” – South Africa ... Dynamq – Africa *WINNER ... .