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Pittsburgh has a vibrant Black female DJ scene

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 16 Apr 2024
Fans of Afro beats — a genre that originated in West Africa and combines traditional West African music with modern sounds like hip-hop, dancehall a Jamaican sound and electronic music — ...

13th All Africa Games: Shatta Wale to perform at opening ceremony Friday

Modern Ghana 07 Mar 2024
Dancehall artiste Shatta Wale is set to perform at the ...

‘Everyone owns at least one pair’: $75bn sneaker industry unboxed in Gold Coast exhibition

The Observer 26 Nov 2023
From the Netherlands, there are old Nike Air Maxes, which were de rigueur among a 90s scene that revolved around a sub-genre of dancehall known as bubbling – not to be confused with South Africa’s ...

Aston Villa, Nottingham Forest and Wolves Q&A LIVE: Can Unai Emery

The Daily Mail 15 Nov 2023
... viral video of him singing Jamaican reggae dancehall song, as he opens up on his West Indies rootsBurglars break into South Africa's rugby HQ and get their hands on the World Cup trophy...

Nigerian police detain Afrobeats star Naira Marley over death of MohBad

The Observer 04 Oct 2023
It’s important I do my part for Imole,” Marley said, using another name by which MohBad was known ... Photograph ... The Afrobeats genre, like Reggae and Dancehall before it, has resonated in west Africa and with mainstream audiences around the world ... .

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 ... 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
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.

Nail It For Jamaica 61

Jamaica Observer 01 Aug 2023
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 . ... 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 ...

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

Miami New Times 19 May 2023
... 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
Dancehall is a fading music genre ... 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 ... BHIM Concert, arguably one of the most successful dancehall showcases in Africa.

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