Africa: I’m still godfather of all Ajegunle musicians — Daddy Fresh boasts

I’m still godfather of all Ajegunle musicians — Daddy Fresh boasts Self-styled godfather of Ajegunle musicians, Innocent Onyebuchi Onyemuwa, popularly called Daddy Fresh, who made waves in the early 90s with his “Eleru gbe eru” and disappeared into thin air while the ovation was loudest, is back on the scene. The versatile singer recently announced his return to the music […]

Read more

Why African Music Finally Has the World’s Ear We are consuming more music than ever before, and from a wider range of sources, and emerging markets in Africa, in particular, are becoming more profitable. UK-based record company Beggars Group, for example, reported that 20 per cent of its revenue comes from emerging markets. It is now licensing music for the […]

Read more

Africa: South African Based Zimbabwe star, Babes “Wololo” gets 2m views, then removed from Youtube

Just when many thought Babes Wodumo’s star could not rise any further, she has gone on to unlock a new level in the South African music scene. In just over three months, the singer and dancer managed to reach 2.3 million YouTube views on the music video of her hit track Wololo, making history as the first artiste to do […]

Read more

African Entertainment: People thought I was stupid when I quit secular music –Buchi

Lecturer-turned gospel exponent, Buchi Atuonwu, is by far a role model to many. In this interview with JOHN CHIKEZIE, he speaks about his career and sundry issues. How would you describe your background? I have a parental background traceable in Umuahia in Abia State, but was born in Kaduna State. My early education began in Enugu and later sprouted through […]

Read more

African Entertainment: I could not leave the stage even when my parents died –Jimmy Jatt

Jimmy Adewale Amu known more by his showbiz moniker, DJ Jimmy Jatt, in this interview with Ogechi Ndubunma speaks candidly on career, marriage and survival. What distinguishes you as a DJ from other DJs? We are all individuals, as an individual everybody has their own uniqueness, I do what I do, I do it my way. I think people are […]

Read more

African Tourism: The key to how African-Americans will travel to Africa

Tastemakers Africa, Nomadness Travel Tribe and Travel Noire have one unique thing in common. They are all part of the “Black Travel” movement — a growing band of travel agents and social networks that celebrate and promote travel by people of color. “There has always been a stereotype that people of color don’t travel — or if they do, that […]

Read more