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Despite strong casting, 'Rumi: The Musical' fails to impress

The New Arab 25 Nov 2021
When it comes to the stage musical, those that borrow from Middle Eastern and North African cultures have historically kept MENA talent out of the limelight ... The Musical would buck this trend by exclusively forming its company with performers of Middle Eastern, North African and South Asian heritage.
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Wizkid scores hat-trick at AFRIMA 2021 Awards

Business Day Online 22 Nov 2021
The Award was created by the International Committee, a group of professionals which spearheads AFRIMA in partnership with the African Union to recognize and promote musical works, talents, and creativity on the African continent ... The awards the musical sensation received were ...
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Music In Africa Foundation to honour King Tha, Vusi Mahlasela

Independent online (SA) 19 Nov 2021
“We are delighted to present the Music In Africa Honorary Award to South African music legends Vusi Mahlasela and ... “These artists are some of the most important flag bearers for African music, and their work to popularise African music around the world should be celebrated by all.
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Quickteller rewards 15 customers with trip to One Africa Music Fest

Business Day Online 19 Nov 2021
“We recognise that the export of entertainment and musical talents is creating value for Nigeria and positioning the continent for more opportunities globally. Our objective, therefore, is to showcase African talents to the world, celebrate these incredible talents while staying ...
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RTP Awards is Ghana's Grammy - Ex-Prez Mahama declares

Ghana Web 17 Nov 2021
Grammy Award or simply 'Grammy' is presented by the Recording Academy to recognize achievements in the US music industry, therefore celebrating American music arts with a recent infusion of African music talents. Winners are awarded with a gilded gramophone ... .
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King Promise grabs MOBO awards nomination

Joy Online 13 Nov 2021
The singer, born Gregory Bortey Newman, was nominated for Best African Music Act, making him the only Ghanaian musician nominated this year ... Young rising stars Rema, Ayra Starr, and Tems come in as part of the delegation from the West African music powerhouse ... Music Act’ in 2006.
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King Promise get nominated for MOBO Awards

Joy Online 13 Nov 2021
The singer, born Gregory Bortey Newman, was nominated for Best African Music Act, making him the only Ghanaian musician nominated this year ... Young rising stars Rema, Ayra Starr, and Tems come in as part of the delegation from the West African music powerhouse ... Music Act’ in 2006.
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Emmy winner’s success message to Memphis: “You ‘can’ have it”

TSD Memphis 12 Nov 2021
knows it’s important to share how he rose from being a talented ...
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Sony Music artists nominated at the 2021 MOBO Awards

Sony Music 11 Nov 2021
The MOBOs celebrate Black music and culture, with recognition of the achievements of British and international talent across Hip hop, Grime, R&B/Soul, Reggae, Jazz, Gospel and African music ... Davido, King Promise, Tems and Wizkid are all up for Best African Music Act ... Sony Music artists nominated for the 2022 Grammy Awards.
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Youngstown State trustees should modernize fine arts degree program, not discard it

Cleveland 09 Nov 2021
Youngstown State University plans to shutter its Master of Fine Arts program. For a town that has a very rich history of welcoming Italian immigrants and builders, this can be construed as a major slap in the face ... The Black community has an abundance of talent, to include gospel, jazz, and soul music and centuries-old African and island art ... ....
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The ever-growing popularity of music streaming

Independent online (SA) 04 Nov 2021
South African users are treated to the best local and global hits and artists, Couple this with crystal clear audio and a very easy to navigate user interface, it’s no surprise that HUAWEI Music is gaining in popularity ... South African music lovers wanting to stream their favourite artists continue to be hamstrung by the high costs of data.
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Vault Hill names Abaga as creative director

Business Day Online 02 Nov 2021
M.I ... M.I ... Having started off as a rap artist with Chocolate City, a record label based in Nigeria, he rose to become the CEO of the label where he spearheaded a major partnership with Warner Music Group. The partnership brought more exposure to the African music scene and created a platform where African talents could showcase themselves to the world.
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Ghanaian-owned Manju Journal partners with Burberry to celebrate Black History Month

Business Ghana 01 Nov 2021
The global art and culture platform has collaborated with Burberry to brandish rich truths of the individual and the collective in Africa ... Manju Journal is a global art and culture platform dedicated to young creative talents through contemporary African fashion, music, photography, and society ... --Advertisements--. .
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Africa’s biggest acts score nods at the MTV Europe Music Awards

Independent online (SA) 22 Oct 2021
Rounding up the list of African nominees is African superstar Diamond Platnumz of Tanzania ... Taking my music to the world means that amapiano is taking over and this is a big stride for the genre and South African music ... We are proud to witness such great diversity of African talent, music and culture.
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Darkovibes reveals how he got Davido on 'Je m’appelle'

Ghana Web 15 Oct 2021
Speaking in an interview with Doctar Cann on the Ayekoo After-Drive Show which is aired on Happy98.9FM, he first stated that he chose Davido for the song because the musician is a big man and someone who appreciates African music a lot.
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