Blood & Water’s Khosi Ngema

3rd August 2020 BY Ivis Ngwenya

Is anyone else still obsessing over blood and water or is it just me? For the first time in a long time, I fell in love with a series on Netflix again! I am so obsessed with SA soaps and telenovelas so it was nice to see a teenage drama series from the country, because if there is anyone that…

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A-STAR x MISTA SILVA x FLAVA x KWAMZ – DANCE WITH THE KINGS

27th July 2020 BY checkoutafrica

After 10 Years from releasing their smash hit  “Bo WonSem Ma Me” (clap your hands for me) the highly respected pioneers of Afrobeats music in the United Kingdom have come together again to give us another fantastic massive song titled rightly so (DANCE WITH THE KINGS), the song represents the culture to core coming from the streets to the global world, demonstrating the…

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The Kenyan Music Industry & the Kenyan Matatu Culture

19th June 2020 BY Junior Rebel

One of the most notable things, when you come to Nairobi, is the public transportation. We have a unique transport system, generally referred to as “Matatu Culture”. The matatus are mini-busses but customized to fit a particular design, with a big and loud sound system, party lights, big LED screens (some with small personal screens behind every passenger seat) and…

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KapCity’s Miami Dream as a Zim Son

18th June 2020 BY Kevin Mwenye

KapCity, (maybe you know him as Kapital K or Lil Keith) a Zimbabwean artist and MC based in Miami releases his much anticipated luxurious and electrifying visuals for his single M.I.A. MIA is such a catchy song but one would wonder why a Zimbabwean or rather an African would sing about MIAMI going up not Harare, or Lagos, Capetown? well…

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Denim Woods Shines With New Home Alone Visuals

15th April 2020 BY Kevin Mwenye

The Zimbabwean hip hop scene has faced a lot of scrutiny for years but of late artists and hip hop heads have been working extra hard and the results have seen an increasing wave of pretty dope visuals, exclusive management and an increase in the quality of music and brands coming out of the country. Denim Woods is a young…

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AFRONATION 2020

11th March 2020 BY Ivis Ngwenya

AFRONATION is back in Portugal this summer and you do not want to miss it! I stick by the comment that I made last year when I said that AFRONATION is the festival of the summer! I had friends that went to AFRONATION in Portugal and Ghana last year and every single one of them said it was one of…

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‘CHIDO’ by Munashe, An African Folktale About Love

14th February 2020 BY Kevin Mwenye

Love is one roller coaster filled with ups and downs, joy and sadness and a lot of other dynamics which we can not dwell on because there is no formula with and when it comes to this verb. In ‘CHIDO‘, Munashe orates his own experience with Love in one masterpiece of a song, as he flexed his rap muscles in…

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“Destination” Sets Tone For Hillzy’s New LA Beginnings

13th February 2020 BY Kevin Mwenye

Hillzy was and has always been dubbed to be a ticking time bomb in the Zimbabwean/African Music fraternity causing major waves using the internet to capture fans with a strategy that started off with covers, to him shaking heads with his own hit songs. Now after scooping some rewards at the Changamire and AFRIMA awards he is on his way…

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Ambious Records presents “AXIOM Vol. 2”

11th February 2020 BY checkoutafrica

LISTEN: AXIOM, Vol. 2 Following a powerful year of releases in 2019 and consistently showcasing the best in South African and international talent, Ambious Records is kicking off 2020 with their most diverse offering to date. Axiom Vol. 2 is Ambious’ second full-length compilation featuring label regulars and welcoming some fresh talent to the family. Featuring music by beatsbyhand, HOUSPLNT,…

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