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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.

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 ...

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 ... .

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.

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.

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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