One Africa Music Fest Takes Over Wembley Arena 13th May!
Following 2 Sold Out shows at New York’s Barclays Centre (19,000 capacity) and Houston’s Toyota Center (18,000 capacity), the World’s Biggest Afrobeats Festival will now debut in the UK at SSE Wembley Arena.
One Africa Music Fest USA saw huge performances by Wizkid, Dbanj, Jidenna, Flavour and Seun Kuti, and was attended by US celebrities Swizz Beatz, DJ Ebro, Lil Mama, Angela Simmons and more. The event was also streamed live on Tidal and supported by Hot 97 radio.
The last quarter of 2016 saw British born-Nigerian artist Sona return to the scene on a massive track ‘Hurt Nobody’ in collaboration with rapper Sneakbo.
Now after a two-year hiatus, Sona releases his first single of the year, ‘Story’, produced by long time collaborator, Lexxy Flow. The song title lives up to its name as Sona sings in Yoruba-dialect welcoming listeners as he takes them through his journey thus far. Sona has come a long way since releasing his debut ’Summertime‘ in 2013, then resurfacing with a treble release in early 2014 with singles ‘Ijo Sona’, ‘No Wahala’ and ‘Eyy Mama’ garnering over 3 million streams collectively through YouTube & SoundCloud. [...]
Following the successful launch of Ezie’s debut collection – The Essentials, the New York based fashion designer, Esther Ihezie, has launched her follow up Spring/Summer 2017 collection, titled Eden.
Taking it back to basics with an undeniable alluring femininity, the 11 piece sultry ready to wear collection of revealing longline tops, playful high slit dresses and kimonos and wide leg oversized trousers, is a timeless and angelic creation.
Inspired by a visit to the captivating city of Rome, Esther Ihezie began designing the theme for her second collection.
Thursday night was the official Launch of DJ Cynthia MVP’s EP Little Brown Girl. The night was one to remember as stars, media personalities and friends filled the location in London.
For this project, Cynthia collaborated with top UK Afrobeats artists such as Martel B, SK, Ike Chuks, Stunahh Gee, Vibe Squad, Yemi Rush and Uyino. The project was produced by Softhouse Productions. The EP also featured skits by Tee Ali and Eddie Kadi.
The Nigerian DJ association came out in full to support their Vice President Cynthia and you could feel the love in the audience. Adesope hosted the night and we must commend the efforts of ‘This Little [...]
Superstar Comedian & Actor Basketmouth was in Wembley today ahead of his comedy show: Lords Of The Ribs, which is also set to take place at Wembley Arena on February the 14th.
Basketmouth met with the Councillor Parvez Ahmed; elected Mayor Of Brent who’s borough covers the Wembley Arena and Leader of Council Councillor Muhhamed Butt.
The Borough of Brent is one of the most densely diverse parts of outer London, which is heavily populated by Africans, the Mayor of Brent expressed to Basketmouth. This is one of the reasons why The Mayor [...]
Edo Connect presents the biggest celebration of the year!
On 7th of January 2017, the biggest celebration from Edo State is coming to London to honour the coronation os OBA EWUARE II. Featuring performances from Uyino, Funmi Shittu, Wendy Godfrey, Edo Heartbeat, Cori D Lionne, DJ Ecue and Emmanuel.
Special red carpet coverage by Amy Osabuohien (Amy Media)
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Date: Saturday 7th January 2017
Venue: The Links Community Centre, 353 Rotherhithe New Road, SE16 3HF
A massive Merry Christmas to our amazing readers, writers, clients, contributors and followers!
2016 has been a great year and we continue to thank you for your support, shares and love.
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As previously announced, Ghanaian Reggae and Dancehall star, and BET Award winner Stonebwoy will be headlining the first ever Ghana Music Week UK festival, alongside 2016 Vodafone Ghana Music Award ‘Artist of the Year’, and prolific Ghanaian rapper and producer E.L.
Also confirmed for the Ghana Music Week UK festival are Highlife star Kwabena Kwabena, who recently returned with hit single ‘ Siwagedem’, as well as International Fisherman Gasmilla, Enemies Hitmaker Jupitar, and the Queen of African dancehall Kaakie., with more acts to be revealed at the festival.
Already a staple fixture in Ghana’s music calendar, where it is now going into its fifth year, Ghana Music [...]
With the UK spoilt for choice witnessing some of the biggest AFROBEATS concerts in 2016 from Wande coal , Patoranking and Kiss Daniels glorious night to the hugely successful return of Burnaboy, the exhilarating headline shows by other superstars Shatta wale , Sarkodie ,R2bees, Mr Eazi and the YBNL crew , it was impossible to find a night cable of topping that list above but BOY was I wrong .
Previously selling out the last three “Night with the compozers ” over the last three years , Nana , Charlie , Stephen and David under the management and direction of Brian have slowly become the go to live band backing up the best from Africa and beyond .
Playing for [...]
It’s no doubt 2016 has been a big year for DJ Spinall and in the spirit of Christmas he collaborated with Davido and Wande Coal to bring you this huge banger – ÓLÒWÓ
“ÓLÒWÓ” will definitely usher us all into Christmas the merry way. _ “Top Boy” “Baddest” “Diamond”_
Davido and Wande Coal are particularly very excited about this and they both blessed the track with their superstar presence and you know when Black Diamond and OBO is involved, [...]