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Remembering The Lion Heart Of Jamaica: How Bob Marley Inspired Zimbabwe’s Freedom Fighters

During Zimbabwe’s struggle for independence, Europeans in the rebel state of Rhodesia tagged Robert Mugabe and his freedom fighters 'Bob Mugabe and the Wailers'. This was “an indirect trib ...

2020-02-06

Top Speed: Shatta Wale Goes All Out

Ghana's dancehall maestro, Shatta Wale, has started the year on a high note. First, he drops an amazing Afrobeat jam, “Akwele Take”, now he’s come up again with a solid dancehall ban ...

2020-01-31

#BringBackTheLove: Can The Ghana Black Stars Return To Its Glory Days?

The Ghana Black Stars team has always been a threat to many opponents on the African continent. When they qualified for the FIFA World Cup for the first time in 2006, the team gave us memorable memori ...

2020-01-28

Music Is Motivation: African Ballads That Soothes A Weary Soul

Life is a rough and tough journey, and as they say, strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths. When you go through hardships and decide not to surrender, that is stren ...

2020-01-22

Over Night Celebrity: Has Bosom P Yung Come To Stay Or He’s Just Another Passing Comet?

Over 20 years ago, you could only acquire music when you buy CDs and cassettes, or rely on radio playlists, but today, the internet and social media tools have transformed the music industry drastical ...

2020-01-20

Nas Jota: A Voice For The Vulnerable In Sudan In Their Fight Against Oppression

For many years, music has been an effective tool to speak for the voiceless in some African countries. Hip-hop music played a vital role in the Tunisian Revolution of 2010-11, tagged the Arab Spring. ...

2020-01-16

A Battle Within: When The Depression Demon Decided To Sing Mz. Vee's Name

The entertainment industry is amusing but in the dark, the “depression demon” lurks, waiting for its prey to weaken. Behind the fame, glitz, and glamour, people are miserable, and they do ...

2020-01-09