“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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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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“ Cava “ a tale defining Zimbabwean street culture, A must watch !!

12th August 2019 BY Kevin Mwenye

It so used to be so hard to come across dope visuals in the Zimbabwean music scene but this year the artists and creatives are putting in double and triple shifts just to make their work look awesome. It’s now a matter of expecting crystal clear visuals everyone. But Cava isn’t just a music video, and it really caught our…

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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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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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TEEAH UNVEILS NEW SINGLE ‘So Good’

20th May 2019 BY checkoutafrica

East London singer-songwriter, TEEAH releases her New single ‘So Good’. Teeah has linked up with acclaimed producer Cuebur for this sultry Spoken Word, Tribal House jam. ‘ So Good’ is one of Teeah creative expressive styles. Following her previous releases Save Me and Space & Time, ‘ So Good’ is sure to have you in positive thought. Speaking on the inspiration behind the track,…

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Young Paris to release his 3rd Studio Album “Blood Diamond” that touches on the African Dream.

15th May 2019 BY checkoutafrica

For the first single of the album, Young Paris released “Juicy” featuring one of Nigeria’s top singers Olamide. The song quickly streamed on Nigeria’s top 100 and currently one of the most played club songs in the Afrobeat’s community. Stream “Juicy” by Young Paris feat. Olamide For the first single of the album, Young Paris released “Juicy” featuring one of…

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Radio Africa: Bringing a taste of the motherland to its Brazilian offspring

15th May 2019 BY Bobby

Born in Bahia Outside of Africa, Brazil has the largest black population in the world. Inside of Brazil, Bahia state has the biggest Afro-Brazilian population. So, what better place than Salvador, Bahia, for the birth of the first African FM radio show in Brazil.  Conceived in 2007, Radio Africa is part of the programming of Educadora FM radio station, a…

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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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