Latest News for: Africa dancehall


Tommy Hilfiger styles Stonebwoy for his record-breaking music video

Ghana Web 18 Apr 2021
3-Time Best Reggae/Dancehall Act in Africa, Stonebwoy, has shared a new single of the year aptly captioned 'BLESSING'; a project that came paired with a simple yet profound Denzel Williams visual spectacle.

Menez Gh, Belgium based Ghanaian music group taking Afrobeats to another level in Europe

Ghana Web 16 Apr 2021
Afrobeats is an umbrella term for contemporary pop music from West Africa, predominantly Nigeria and Ghana. Its artists mix rap and R'n'B with syncopated dancehall rhythms and local genres such as highlife to create sweet, lighthearted songs that make it hard to stand still.

Everything you have to know about Rebbel Ashes and Bakilla of Menez Gh

Ghana Web 16 Apr 2021
Both Rebbel Ashes and Bakilla started their careers in Ghana (West Africa) but are now based in Belgium. Profile of Bakilla.. Real name Seidu Iliyasu Bakilla is a dancehall, reggae and Afrobeats artist who is inspired by artistes like Bob Marley, Timaya, Busy Signal, Stephen Marley, Sizzla and others ... An artist was born. Profile of Rebbel Ashes. ... .

All you need to know about the budding artist - Gyaldem Tish

Ghana Web 06 Apr 2021
Opare Leticia (born 5 March) is known in showbiz as Gyaldem Tish. She is one of the fastest rising Ghanaian Reggae Dancehall female artist. Gyaldem Tish was born in Donkorkrom, Afram Plains ... She won Reggae-Dancehall Song of the Year at the 2020 Eastern Music Awards. She promises Ghanaians and Africa some good music this year and the years to come ... .

Stonebwoy dominates VGMAs 'Reggae & Dancehall' category though he didn’t file any nominations

Ghana Web 05 Apr 2021
Stonebwoy, is a leading light of reggae & dancehall music in Ghana and Africa - winning from the dancehall category at the Vodafone GMAs for five consecutive times ... Outside the shores of Ghana, he has been crowned All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) "Best Reggae/Ragga & Dancehall Artiste in Africa" for 3 consecutive times.

Jamaica's 'Warrior King' features MzVee on new song

Ghana Web 03 Apr 2021
Jamaican reggae singer Warrior King is generating a major buzz in the music industry with his most recent single, ‘Africa Love’ a collaboration with West African superstar MzVee ... The 2021 project, slated to be released on digital platforms on April 9, is a sample of the 1990s reggae hit single 'Hello Mama Africa' by Garnett Silk.

Ebusua Dwarfs’ Japanese player Jando Morishita discloses love for Shatta Wale’s songs

Ghana Web 01 Apr 2021
Newly-signed Ebusua Dwarfs striker Jindo Morishita has revealed his love for Shatta Wale, hailing the Africa Dancehall king for his ingenuity. Morishita joined the Crabs on a short-term contract ahead of the resumption of the 2020/21 Ghana Premier League season ... Join our Newsletter. .

From VP Records Mixtape to having a Radio slot on BBC 1Xtra with Seani B - Ghana’s King Lagazee is on the global rise

Ghana Web 20 Mar 2021
His line of awards won and list of major international and home-based music heavyweights he has interviewed is still uncountable! Not to say he has access to just interview legendary and vital faces from the Reggae & Dancehall circles but the quality of his interviews and style of playing and promoting songs on his platforms are just apropos!.

Mo Salah, Emanuella and Vanessa Nakate bag Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards

Independent online (SA) 16 Mar 2021
In the Favourite African Star category, Egyptian footballer Salah was nominated alongside his teammate Senegal's Sadio Mane; Miss Universe Zozibini Tunzi, South Africa actress Thuso Mbedu,;philanthropist and South Africa Springbok Rugby captain Siya Kolisi; and Uganda's afro-pop and dancehall singer Sheebah Karungi.

Sean Paul ‘Live N Livin’

Metro USA 11 Mar 2021
Live N Livin” is one of two albums from the multi-award-winning dancehall star, Sean Paul, offering a collaboration over confrontation undertone that showcases unity in dancehall, according to Jamaican publicist, Ronnie Tomlinson ...Instead, Sean Paul believes dancehall is alive and well, with a strong pulse,” she said.

Rolling Stone’s Top Longreads of 2020

Rollingstone 29 Dec 2020
And there are always interviews, investigative features, and provocative storytelling that deserves to be revisited ... Sean McCabe for Rolling Stone. POLITICS ... How Bobi Wine Went from Dancehall Grooves to Revolutionary Politics ... One of Africa’s biggest music stars hopes his country’s young, impoverished masses can make him their next leader.

Caribbean music professionals urged to collaborate

Metro USA 02 Dec 2020
“By the end of the 20-day period, a strong cadre of new songs were released,” she said ... “That opened me to a whole new market and Africa is a huge market for reggae and dancehall,” she said ... As result of the program, CEDA said some 23 tracks are being produced to be showcased virtually to buyers and sellers in North America, Europe, Africa and Asia. .

Niniola drops new album 'Colours and Sounds'

Independent online (SA) 13 Oct 2020
Incorporating influences from South Africa’s hypnotic amapiano sound to Jamaican dancehall and elements of vintage afrobeats, the album is unique in its undertaking ... British Afrowave boss Afro B appears on “My Body,” while South Africa’s Busiswa brings gqom flavour to the hypnotic “Oh Sharp.” ... So I am basically a girl of many Colours and Sounds.” .

5 artistes who have recently released projects that are deserving of attention

Business Day Online 26 Sep 2020
Birdie is the love-child of OBT’s relationship with Africa. The twelve-track debut album plays like a collection of experiences garnered through OBT’s travels through Africa. On Birdie, OBT infuses several African sounds with a dancehall vibe that he had previously established himself for.

Stonebwoy Spits Hot Fire On His "Blaze Dem" Freestyle

Vibe Magazine 17 Sep 2020
Hardcore dancehall from West Africa. Stonebwoy had nothing much to prove when he and his entourage—known as the BHIM Nation—rolled up on a fleet of motorbikes this past weekend to a highly anticipated battle with fellow artist, Shatta Wale, his biggest rival for the title of Africa's Dancehall King.