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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New Music – ZENGEH – Teeah ft Sarkodie

8th November 2019 BY Ivor Moyo

Exactly a year after her surprise soulful Afro-Jazz debut single ‘Save Me’, which caused a stir in the UK Afrobeats landscape, and following the release of the critically acclaimed house track ‘So Good’ and the neo-soul slow burner ‘Space & Time’ earlier this year, East London singer and songwriter TEEAH is back with her brand new single titled ‘ZENGEH’ featuring the…

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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

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 Ngwenya

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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Zimbabwean – UK Singer Songwriter Shingai Releases ‘Ancient Futures’ EP

1st July 2019 BY checkoutafrica

From leading the UK indie rock band The Noisettes with her touch of class and African prowess to breaking new grounds with her unique vast talent Shingai is a force we can’t keep our eyes off. A Zimbabwean – UK singer songwriter and leading vocalist/bassist for the Noisettes, she keeps doing the most and now she has graced the world…

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Music: Mista Silva – Thinking

28th June 2019 BY Ivor Moyo

Mista Silva is yet back again, with a brand new smooth & saucy single which will have the clubs shocking out, the three time MOBO nominee & two time UMA winner teams up with London based producer PlayersOnly aka Dj Scotti D to bring us a song titled “THINKING”. the song is one which grabs your attention almost instantly upon listening with…

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

27th June 2019 BY Meli

The sun is back out, and we’re back with another list of our top 5 favourite sounds by African artists this week. Did your favourite song make the list? Let us know in the comment section below: Adekunle Gold ‘Kelegbe Megbe (Know Your Level)’ Tiwa Savage, Kizz Daniel, Young John ‘Ello Baby’ Afro B & French Montana ‘Joanna (Drogba)’ Remix…

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