CheckOutAfrica Selects: 5 Songs You Should Hear This Week

3rd February 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Featuring the best of the best, the creme de la creme, here is our curated and exclusive list of tracks by African artists you should listen to this week: 1.Zlatan & Burna Boy ‘Killin Dem’ 2.AKA x Yanga Chief “Jika” 3.Nicole Musoni x Kaytranada ‘Die With Me’ 4.Davido x Zlatan ‘Bum Bum’ 5. Yugen Blakrok ‘Picture Box’

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Angola Decriminalises Homosexuality

3rd February 2019 BY checkoutafrica

In a move to be progressive and catch up with the rest of the world, Angola becomes the latest African country to decriminalized homosexuality. Adopting a new penal code that rids of the ‘vices against nature’ provision which the discrimination of LGBTQ Angolans was hinged on, specifically on matters of healthcare, employment and education – individuals who are caught discriminating…

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South African Musician Sjava Brings His Mum Out on Stage

3rd February 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Notable South African artist Sjava moved the crowd at his Joburg show recently when brought his mum onto the stage. Posting the tear-jerking clip of his performance online, the award winning artist belted his hit collaboration with Mlindo The Vocalist “Egoli” with his mum by his side. From being riddled with poverty to winning B.E.T awards and performing in front…

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CheckOutAfrica Selects: 10 Must-Hear Oliver Mtukudzi Songs

3rd February 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Having released over 60 albums, there is no childhood or household in Africa, especially in Zimbabwe that didn’t enjoy the timeless sounds of the amazing Oliver Mtukudzi. Having worked with every notable name in music, including the likes of his dear friend Hugh Masekela, Ringo Madlingozi, Joss Stone and Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Tuku has songs that relate to every stage…

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