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Chocolate City launches Nutrybe Academy, announces $250,000 fund for female talents

Business Day Online 12 Jul 2024
Chocolate City Music has announced two major initiatives aimed at nurturing emerging talent and fostering innovation within the African music. read more Chocolate City launches Nutrybe Academy, announces $250,000 fund for female talents ... .
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DeFord Bailey: The harmonica virtuoso

The Tennessee Tribune 11 Jul 2024
DeFord Bailey, an African ... Bailey’s inclusion was groundbreaking, not only for his musical talent but also because he was one of the few African American performers in a predominantly white industry.
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Rashida Jones, Daughter Of Quincy Jones, Recalls Rocky Relationship With Tupac

The Source 10 Jul 2024
“To demean a man like Quincy Jones, a man who came from the ghetto of Chicago and through his talent and perseverance became a living music legend, demeans the whole progress of African Americans.” ... “Furious! So precocious, so self-righteous ... .
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Beijing swayed by the rhythms of unique African culture

China.dot.org 09 Jul 2024
African music, especially its renowned rhythms, is also gaining popularity in Beijing ... Liu said most Africans have natural musical talent, and seek to express it in every possible way, especially through performances.
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Rashida Jones Discusses Teenage Beef With Tupac Shakur And Being “Basically” Married To Ezra Koenig

Stereogum 09 Jul 2024
“To demean a man like Quincy Jones, a man who came from the ghetto of Chicago and through his talent and perseverance became a living music legend, demeans the whole progress of African Americans,” she continued.
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Beyond the Boardroom: Illinois Public Media\u2019s Reginald Hardwick

The News-Gazette 06 Jul 2024
I am extremely proud of these talented journalists ... The class also explained why African American music and talent are celebrated but our civil rights are both admired around the world and admonished here at home.
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Nigerian Artist Jae6ix Releases Hot New Single Titled “Burning”

GetNews 05 Jul 2024
His remarkable songwriting skills are evident in his ability to weave together various elements of African pop music into a globally accessible sound ... place as a rising star in the African music scene.
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A 3-day festival celebrating African culture will come to Bangor this summer

Bangor Daily News 11 Jun 2024
The last day of the festival will give attendees a taste of culture, including dishes from African food vendors, music, a fashion show and a talent show for children.
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Okosuns, Rhodes: Massive Men Mired in May (2)

This Day 01 Jun 2024
... needed to prove to Nigerians, and indeed the entire world, that you could be the greatest African musical talent without succumbing to irreverence, illegality, agnosticism or rootless ribaldry.
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Stevie Wonder gets Ghanaian citizenship

Ghana Business News 13 May 2024
At a colourful event at the Jubilee House, the seat of government, President Akufo Addo expressed the nation’s gratitude to Mr Wonder for his decision to live in Ghana and for his contribution to the African continent through music.
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Sjava's brilliant career in arts shines on with Queendom role

Sowetan Live 06 May 2024
African Trap Music singer Sjava is on a mission to highlight his talent both in music and acting. .
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BMJ Music Signs Sweet Brown in Multi-million Naira Record Deal  

This Day 30 Apr 2024
James Ochuko Blessing, CEO of BMJ Music, expressed his fervent aspirations, stating, “Our ultimate goal is to make Africa proud by amplifying the voices of young, talented artists and showcasing the rich diversity of African music to the world.
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Universal Music France and Binetou Sylla, founder of leading independent label Wèrè Wèrè Music partner ...

Capital Ethiopia 24 Apr 2024
In partnering with Def Jam and Capitol, Wèrè Wèrè Music is uniquely positioned to deliver commercial and global success to unique African talent from across the continent.
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Mac G joins Cape Town International Jazz Festival line up

Independent online (SA) 24 Apr 2024
True to its roots of providing the performance space for a mix of established and bright new talent, this year’s festival will showcase African music royalty alongside their international counterparts.
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Davido Enters Partnership with UnitedMasters for Nine+ Records

The Source 19 Apr 2024
Nine+ Records plans to announce more artists and partners shortly, further solidifying its position as a force in the African music scene ... His electrifying set showcased his talent and cemented his status as a global music icon.

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