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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Classic Poppy-Reggae Vibe of Akin Brown’s New Single ‘Love Me’.

7th May 2019 BY checkoutafrica

Akin Brown is an emerging modern folk singer/songwriter. Born Akintunde Obaoluwasanjofunmi Brown,  in Lagos, Southwestern part of Nigeria. His father’s diverse yet colourful collection of records exposed him to the likes of Herbie Hancock, Van Morrison, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, King Sunny Ade, The Jackson 5, Mavin Gaye, Queen Salawa Abeni and more. Akin tends to blend ancient…

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Watch Young Paris NEW VIDEO Featuring OLAMIDE

22nd April 2019 BY Ivor Moyo

Afrobeats artist Young Paris is back with another head-bopping tune featuring one of Nigeria’s most notable artist Olamide. This music video directed by Sierra Leonean’s Abfad features “Juicy” a cool and seductive track produced by Big H. French-born, New York-bred Congolese singer and the beloved Yoruba rapper explain how this song is about their finesse and lifestyle boasting gold chains and Rolls Royce money,…

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COMEDIAN EDDIE KADI JOINS ‘OLIVA TWEEST: THE AFROMUSICAL’ CAST AS MASTER OF CEREMONIES

16th August 2018 BY checkoutafrica

After recently announcing its long-awaited return via a groundbreaking UK tour, which takes place across London, Coventry and Manchester in October 2018, seminal Afrobeats musical Oliva Tweest: The AfroMusical is excited to reveal it’s first confirmed casting for the highly anticipated tour, and it is none other than award-winning comedian, actor, and media personality Eddie Kadi.   Confirmed to play the master of…

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10 Interesting Facts About Africa

1st October 2017 BY checkoutafrica

CheckoutAfrica put together a list of 10 interesting facts about Africa. While Africa makes up about 16% of the world’s population, fully one quarter of the world’s languages are spoken only in Africa. Nigeria is the most populous country in Africa, with an estimated population of 125–145 million people. Egypt is the second most populous country with over 76 million…

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