Alternative R&B Singer And Songwriter NEZSA Is One To Watch This Year!

Alternative R&B singer and songwriter NEZSA is one to watch this year! Having recently beenselected as the next ‘Africa Rising’ artist by Apple Music, on the back of the success of her latestsingle ‘Break’, which has garnered over 100K plays online, and been...

Rwandan Ncuti Gatwa Given Iconic British Role As The New Doctor Who

Congratulations to Rwanda's Ncuti Gatwa: The talented actor has been given the role of the Doctor on the BBC's classic sci-fi series Doctor Who. Gatwa is the 14th Doctor on the long-running show, and the first black and African-born actor to play the lead character....

AfriBlocks Hosting Its Annual Freelancers Summit

AfriBlocks will be hosting its 2nd annual Freelancers Summit on the 6th and 7th of May 2022 Running under the theme “Reimagining the Future of Work”, the summit brings together industry leaders from around the world in a bid to create healthy conversations around the...

Angélique Kidjo Wins Grammy For Best World Music Album

Angélique Kidjo won the Best World Music Album for ‘Mother Nature’, at the 64th Grammy Awards. Benin's Angélique Kidjo, She won a Grammy Award for Best World Album, for "Mother Nature.”  The 61-year old singer was nominated alongside Femi Kuti and son, Made, WizKid...

South African DJ Black Coffee Wins First Grammy

Black Coffee has won his first-ever Grammy award. The South African DJ and producer won in the category Best Dance/Electronic Album for Subconsciously. Born Nkosinathi Maphumulo, Black Coffee grabbed the Best Dance/Electronic Album at the Grammy Awards for his album...

Ghanaian Artist And Producer Kay Slice Returns With Brand New Single Takin It Home

After ending last year on a high with the successful release of ‘Breeze’ and ‘Slice M Go’, which saw fast-rising Dutch Ghanaian rapper, singer, and producer KAY SLICE garner critical acclaim and support from the likes of Earmilk, The Native, 9Bills, Wordplay Magazine,...

UK Afrobeats Pioneer Silvastone Returns With Infectous New Single ‘Born Again’

https://youtu.be/m-BuRtFw7OI Coming on the back of the success of his last single ‘Feeling’, and recent support from BBC Radio 1, KISS FM, BBC 1Xtra, Capital Xtra, KISS Fresh, and BBC 6 Music, among others, Croydon artist, producer, and UK afrobeats pioneer SILVASTONE...

Zimbabwean Neo-Soul Duo MVM Release Video for Debut Single

Zimbabwean neo-soul duo MVM drop the video for their debut single 'No Hesitation.' Released in May 2021, No Hesitation serves up a sultry bop that's underpinned by heavy synths and a soul-capturing melody. Check out the video below: https://youtu.be/YaEj-WxjOIA

South African Artist, Riky Rick Passes Away aged 34

A pioneer of South African music, Riky Rick, real name Rikhado Muziwendlovu Makhado passed away Wednesday morning in Johannesburg his family confirmed in an official statement. A pioneer of music, fashion and artistry in South Africa and throughout the continent, Riky...

Plans for an African Super League slated for September 2023

Close to becoming reality, plans for an African Super League seem to be edging closer to materialization. Currently on track for September 2023, according to CAF President Patrice Motsepe, the CAF Super League, which would bring together the 24 best teams on the...
AfriBlocks Hosting Its Annual Freelancers Summit

AfriBlocks Hosting Its Annual Freelancers Summit

AfriBlocks will be hosting its 2nd annual Freelancers Summit on the 6th and 7th of May 2022 Running under the theme “Reimagining the Future of Work”, the summit brings together industry leaders from around the world in a bid to create healthy conversations around the...

Angélique Kidjo Wins Grammy For Best World Music Album

Angélique Kidjo Wins Grammy For Best World Music Album

Angélique Kidjo won the Best World Music Album for ‘Mother Nature’, at the 64th Grammy Awards. Benin's Angélique Kidjo, She won a Grammy Award for Best World Album, for "Mother Nature.”  The 61-year old singer was nominated alongside Femi Kuti and son, Made, WizKid...

South African DJ Black Coffee Wins First Grammy

South African DJ Black Coffee Wins First Grammy

Black Coffee has won his first-ever Grammy award. The South African DJ and producer won in the category Best Dance/Electronic Album for Subconsciously. Born Nkosinathi Maphumulo, Black Coffee grabbed the Best Dance/Electronic Album at the Grammy Awards for his album...