AFRONATION 2020

11th March 2020 BY Ivis

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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Zimbabwe’s Frya Hits Home-run with New Visuals – Sammy Sosa

27th January 2020 BY Kevin Mwenye

Frya, a South African based Zimbabwean female vocalist and artist dropped visuals for her single “ Sammy Sosa “ . They’re top tier with a colorful, vibrant theme and captivating dance scenes that compliment the single. Produced by Mr Kamera who features in the visuals too, the track Sammy Sosa brings out some Zimbabwean flavor in the strings making it…

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Ishan Bundles up Zimbabwean Music Heavyweights to spread the message of hope and being African , in the “Kure” Remix

18th August 2019 BY Kevin Mwenye

In the past months Ishan ( who’s become a Zimbabwean favorite ) dropped a single and visuals for his outstanding chart topping single “Kure” which has made strides all over the continent featuring local artist, Ti Gonzi. The remix for the awesome record is finally out and it’s really a package full of surprises and talent. In the original song…

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CheckOutAfrica Selects: 5 Songs You Should Be Listening to This Week

8th August 2019 BY Meli

Gone for a few weeks but not to be forgotten. We are back to give you our latest round-up of this week’s must-hear tracks. See below: Jidenna ‘Tribe’ Gemini Major ft. Nasty C & Tellaman ‘Right Now’ DJ Spinall ‘Dis Love’ ft. Wizkid, Tiwa Savage Nadia Nakai ‘Imma Boss’ Frank Casino ‘Sudden’ ft Cassper Nyovest & Major League Djz

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CheckOutAfrica Selects: 5 Songs You Should Be Listening to This Week

5th July 2019 BY Meli

In a week full of plenty music releases, here’s our top 5 songs you definitely must hear. Olamide, Wizkid, & Id Cabasa ‘Totori’ Shingai – Ancient Futures EP Blaqbonez ‘Mamiwota’ ft. Oxlade WANI ‘China Designer’ Mr Eazi ‘Supernova’

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Johnny Drille; The rising Afro-folk artist

4th July 2019 BY Ivis

Signing on to Mavin Records appears to be the dream of every upcoming artist in Nigeria, it is basically their version of Universal. This is Africa’s largest record label, noted for its success in the Afrobeats world with artists like Rema and Tiwa Savage. So for the singer, Johnny Drille who is now signed with the Don Jazzy owned label, this…

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