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International award-winner Focalistc and young R&B duo MajorSteeze to collaborate on Coke Studio

Mail Guardian South Africa 26 Sep 2022
In 2008, the brand launched Coke Studio, a global musical platform which provides an opportunity for creative talents to create new, exclusive sounds for new and existing audiences ... with South African artists and that this is a great moment in the country’s musical history.
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All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) Unveils Nominees List for 2022 Edition

Business Ghana 22 Sep 2022
In partnership with the African Union Commission, AFRIMA is a youth-focused music platform that recognizes and rewards the work and talents of African artistes across generations ... In partnership with the African Union Commission, AFRIMA is a youth-focused music platform that ...
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Def Jam Announces Joint Venture With Native Records – Billboard

Billboard 21 Sep 2022
The labels have joined forces to sign and develop talent across the African musical diaspora ....
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AFRIMA unveils nominees list for 2022 edition …public voting commences globally September 25 …main..

Business Ghana 17 Sep 2022
We are sure this is an accurate and inclusive representation of where the African music industry currently is ... In partnership with the African Union Commission, AFRIMA is a youth-focused music platform that recognizes and rewards the work and talents of African artistes across generations.
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Focalistic and DJ Zinhle among local stars enlisted for reintroduction of Coke Studio

Independent online (SA) 10 Sep 2022
During the discussion, the panel spoke of how African music is the moment and the brand is looking forward to providing a platform for the continent's talent to shine globally ... “Here in South Africa, Coke Studio will come to life with some of the top talented local artists ...
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Angelina Arts Alliance kicks off 2022-23 Sights & Sounds Series (copy)

The Lufkin News 07 Sep 2022
Juan Carlos began writing, composing and performing music in Costa Rica during the 1980s and was an integral part of the Nueva Canción movement in Central America ... Live music brings people out and can rejuvenate and revive otherwise stagnant spaces.” ... They are the first African American ensemble to win a classical music competition.
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Angelina Arts Alliance kicks off 2022-23 Sights & Sounds Series

The Lufkin News 06 Sep 2022
Juan Carlos began writing, composing and performing music in Costa Rica during the 1980s and was an integral part of the Nueva Canción movement in Central America ... Live music brings people out and can rejuvenate and revive otherwise stagnant spaces.” ... They are the first African American ensemble to win a classical music competition.
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Flavour Shuts Down Historic Howard Theatre in Washington DC

This Day 05 Sep 2022
Flavour headlined the 2022 Capital One City Parks Foundation’s SummerStage music festival in August ... Since his debut in 2005, Flavour Nabania has been the toast of African music lovers. The multi-talented singer is known for his delivery of highlife music through storytelling and melodic rhythms ... .
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'Memphis' to return to stage for Hickory Community Theatre shows

The Morganton News Herald 01 Sep 2022
Inspired by the legendary DJ Dewey Phillips and set against a rock-and-roll score, “Memphis” follows a 1950s disc jockey who plays African-American music for his white listeners, and soon he begins to fall for a talented black singer.
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How Burna Boy set the world alight with his mixed brew of influences

Independent online (SA) 28 Aug 2022
His smouldering hook on the multiple award-winning track demonstrated he was an artist to watch, channelling West African and Jamaican musical flavours. Although he was deemed talented by his South African hip hop peers, his shine remained somewhat muted ... And then he struck musical ...
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Mavin Records Emerges Fastest Growing Entertainment Company For 2nd  Year in a Row

This Day 26 Aug 2022
... BoySpyce, the label keeps raising the bar on what excellence represents in the African music industry ... As a brand, it has consistently remained open and relatable to the public – yet aspirational for undiscovered talents looking to make their mark on the African music scene.
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A Major Retrospective of Black Filmmaking Debuts at the Academy Museum

The Hollywood Reporter 21 Aug 2022
... modern-day music video ... “This was so exciting to see that long before MTV, there were musical films that really offered a great opportunity for amazing African American talent to perform not only in nightclubs but also in movies — first short, then also long.”.
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Global Brand Awards: Mavin Records Emerges Fastest Growing Entertainment Company in Africa

This Day 19 Aug 2022
... BoySpyce, the label keeps raising the bar on what excellence represents in the African music industry ... As a brand, it has consistently remained open and relatable to the public – yet aspirational for undiscovered talents looking to make their mark on the African music scene.
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Morgan Heritage out with ‘We Like Dat’ ahead of African tour

Joy Online 19 Aug 2022
Fans should expect more music from the band, as they seek to connect and collaborate with the hottest and biggest talents in all the countries on their African Tour ... Pan-African live events mavericks, and Morgan Heritage’s CTBC Music Group.
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Ginius ushers in a new chapter, “Her Notions Since 97” EP

Joy Online 19 Aug 2022
One of the most extraordinarily talented musicians in the West African and Diaspora’s music scenes, released her eagerly anticipated sophomore EP ... Ginius is going a step further with this project, collaborating with some of the music artisets that are making their mark on the Afro-Fusion world the quickest.
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