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I Am Reggae Muzik, says Kwame Ultimate

Jamaica Observer 29 Sep 2023
"My music is original reggae and dancehall music. It still speaks of Garvey, Africa, love, ghetto reality, and hope for better tomorrows ... Previously, reggae and dancehall categories were staples, but now are omitted or relegated to be part of a new Caribbean music category ... Reggae and dancehall need their own spaces," the artiste reasoned.

Drake Is in the Late Stage of His Career and Out of Ideas

Miami New Times 21 Sep 2023
It shouldn't be that controversial to say that Drake is past his prime ... Views (2016) and the commercial mixtape More Life saw him expand his sound and reach by giving way to a global crop of collaborators and scenes, from grime and UK funky to Jamaican dancehall. "One Dance" gave Afrobeats a leg to stand on and made WizKid a star outside Africa ... .

Nail It For Jamaica 61

Jamaica Observer 01 Aug 2023
Instead of opting for overly culturally painted nails, the brand encourages a more classic approach to patriotism ... TSD condones it!. #nailit #polish #jamaica61 ... Another popular dancehall dance made popular by a host of songs about it by various dancehall artistes ... The ackee, although native to West Africa, is the national fruit of Jamaica ... .

Yartti Takes the Afrobeats Scene by Storm with His Latest Single, “Ben Dover”

This Day 12 Jun 2023
Life & Style . ... Ben Dover is a song in which mellow harmonies are sung on bouncy baselines ... Yartti continues to make waves as a rising star in the Afrobeat, Pop, Dancehall and Alternative R&B genres, representing the rich musical cultures of Africa and the Caribbeans . .

The Windrush dance revolution that transformed Britain – from Birmingham's basements to Notting Hill carnival

The Conversation 08 Jun 2023
Reggae, dancehall, and identity ... Dance movements within reggae and dancehall music have become powerful expressions of cultural identity and personhood ... Through reggae and dancehall, black bodies in Britain confidently occupied central positions within popular culture.

7 Best Acts at Afro Nation Miami: Burna Boy, Wizkid, and More

Miami New Times 19 May 2023
Afro Nation Miami at LoanDepot Park is bringing a globe-spanning lineup of artists from the continent and beyond, with the biggest and brightest talents in Afrobeats from Nigeria, amapiano from South Africa, and even some Jamaican dancehall legends along with the requisite reggaeton from Sech.

Stonebwoy enters the ‘5th Dimension’

The Gleaner 04 Apr 2023
Ghanaian superstar Stonebwoy, pioneer of Afro-dancehall, an infectious blend of reggae, dancehall, and fusions from Africa, recently revealed the cover artwork and tracklist of 5th Dimension, his aptly titled fifth career album, set to arrive in... .

Davido’s Timeless album dominates Apple music album streaming platforms across the world

Sierra Leone Telegraph 04 Apr 2023
The poor performance of MAALI could perhaps be related also to Shatta Wale’s brand of music, which is heavily influenced by Jamaican dancehall ... Is Afrobeats crowding out Western music in Africa because R&B/soul lost its melodious sounds to hip-hop, and Jamaican dancehall killed the sweet melodies of classical reggae?.

Ghana’s love affair with reggae and Jamaican Patois

Joy Online 26 Feb 2023
Take Livingston Satekla, one the biggest reggae-dancehall artists to come out of Africa, better known as Stonebwoy ... He would later go on to host some of the very same people at his annual BHIM Concert, arguably one of the most successful dancehall showcases in Africa.

Stonebwoy releases brand new single “More Of You”

Joy Online 04 Feb 2023
Kicking off the new year with a banger, Ghanaian Afropop, dancehall and beloved reggae artist Stonebwoy has released a new single “More Of You.” ... Aimed towards his homebrewed ladies, the song is soulful, yet uplifting making it perfect dancehall track for hot nights on the dancefloor.

Willie Stewart keeps the beat

Jamaica Observer 04 Feb 2023
Since 2010 he has staged 'Rhythms of Africa' there. The day-long session looks at the drum's influence in Jamaican music, from mento to dancehall ... Recently Stewart took time out to talk beats with the Jamaica Observer's Howard Campbell. Howard Campbell (HC) ... HC ... WS ... HC ... WS ... Lagos Jump — our first visit to Africa [Nigeria]; this was a tribute to Lagos ... HC ... .

Stonebwoy Announces New Single “More Of You” Out Tomorrow

Business Ghana 03 Feb 2023
Africa at the BET Awards, Reggae and Dancehall Artist of the Year at the Ghana Music Awards, 4 x AFRIMMA winner, Nickelodeon Kids Choice Award winner, and two Billboard plaques, he has duetted with some high-caliber artists such as Keri Hilson, Sean Paul, Trey Songz, Burna Boy, Alpha Blondie and many more.

Stonebwoy releases brand new single ‘More of You’

Joy Online 03 Feb 2023
Kicking off the new year with a banger, Ghanaian Afropop, dancehall and beloved reggae artist Stonebwoy releases new single “More Of You.” ... Aimed towards his homebrewed ladies, the song is soulful, yet uplifting making it a perfect dancehall track for hot nights on the dancefloor.

Beyonce ‘hopes to bring Renaissance tour to Ghana’ for rare Africa show as she’s predicted ...

Metro UK 01 Feb 2023
Beyonce, Africa is ready for you. Beyonce fans in Africa may not miss out on the Renaissance world tour entirely, as it’s claimed she’s in talks to bring the anticipated show to Ghana ... But what about Africa? ... The Gift soundtrack, which drew inspiration from Africa and featured a host of Afrobeats and dancehall artists.

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