South African artist, Shimza releases debut EP on his very own imprint, Kunye

17th November 2020 BY checkoutafrica

Shimza stands as one of South Africa’s most prolific contemporary stars. Following a historic livestream performance from Robben Island in July 2020 to celebrate Nelson Mandela Day, Shimza continues his crusade to promote South Africa’s rich musical heritage with the launch of his new Kunye label. Marking the imprint’s inaugural release, the Gauteng-born artist offers his own stunning three-track ‘Calling…

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Singer/Songwriter Vicky Sola Releases a Christmas Single!

14th November 2020 BY checkoutafrica

High-spirited, high-energy, and highly-talented are all parts of London-based singer/songwriter Vicky Sola personality that are coming through in her special and unique blend of Soul/R&B, pop, traditional African sounds, and jazz. Here’s a gift from Vicky Sola to you. An infectious afro Christmas song to keep your Christmas spirits high, during the holiday season. Vicky Sola has announced her first Christmas…

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Lookbook: Imaatu Debuts ‘Adire Tuntun’ Collection

12th November 2020 BY checkoutafrica

Imaatu Debuts ‘Adire Tuntun’ Collection Top fashion brand Imaatu has lifted the veil on their fall/winter collection titled “Adire Tuntun”.  Highlighting the indigo-dyed pattern, originated in Nigeria, which is the primary drive of the collection.   “Adire Tuntún” which simply means “New Adire” births a dazzling array of ready to wear pieces and evening gowns, with striking emerald and shadowy patterns.  An homage to…

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Video: 7 Interesting Facts You Should Know About Uganda

12th November 2020 BY Ivor Moyo

Interesting facts you should know about Uganda. Subscribe to our YouTube channel for our series ‘7 Facts about’ Link to YouTube channel: www.YouTube.com/c/checkoutafrica

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DJ Cuppy; Princess of afrobeat’s

11th November 2020 BY Ivis Ngwenya

I first met Cuppy on channel 4 when she participated in the show Lagos to London and from then I have been obsessed with her, so you can all imagine how excited I was when she released her debut single green light to now in 2020, 4 years later shes realised her DEBUT ALBUM! As one of the original cupcakes,…

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