Latest News for: African dancehall


Pittsburgh has a vibrant Black female DJ scene

Pittsburgh Tribune Review 16 Apr 2024
Fans of Afro beats — a genre that originated in West Africa and combines traditional West African music with modern sounds like hip-hop, dancehall a Jamaican sound and electronic music — ...

A night to remember – YFM redefines Independence Day with Area Codes Jam

B & FT Online 19 Mar 2024
This year’s edition, held on Ghana’s Independence Day, was headlined by the King of African Dancehall Shatta Wale, alongside EL, Olive the boy, La Meme Gang and a whole host of other talented musicians, dancers and Spoken Word artists.

Kabaka Pyramid Headlines Afro-Carib Festival in Miramar

Miami New Times 14 Feb 2024
For more than a decade, Kabaka Pyramid has skillfully blended roots reggae, dancehall, and hip-hop elements to shed light on socioeconomic issues in Jamaica and throughout the African diaspora ... Rastaman," featuring dancehall singer Tifa.

Don G moves mountains

Jamaica Observer 08 Feb 2024
Prior to the release of Faith Moves Mountains, Don G plans to release a clutch of songs, including Free and African Stand Firm.

Jamaican music insiders hit back after exec claims Afrobeats has 'better' artistes than dancehall-reggae

Jamaica Observer 18 Jan 2024
Commenting on an Instagram post by World Music View on Saturday regarding producer Rvssian‘s statement that Afrobeats is in trouble if dancehall acts should unite, Elias lambasted the industry, saying. “First, dancehall and unity are oxymorons.

Jamaican dancehall star Jahmiel to headline Stonebwoy’s Bhim concert on December 22

Business Ghana 05 Dec 2023
International musician Jahmiel has been announced as the guest headline act for the popular BHIM Concert, an African-Caribbean music concert created by musician Stonebwoy.

The Style Issue, November 30, 2023

Jamaica Observer 30 Nov 2023
"Be guided by global regal style - the rich silks of Chinese emperors, the intricate detailing of Indian princesses, classic royal European elegance, the vibrant fabric of African chiefs, and the bold designs of Jamaican dancehall royalty.".

Stonebwoy to perform at Angelique Kidjo’s 40th Anniversary concert in London

Business Ghana 11 Nov 2023
Stonebwoy, credited with pioneering and powering the Afro-dancehall music genre into a global cultural and musical phenomenon, has become a prominent figure and distinguishable voice in the African reggae and dancehall scene.

Get ready for Sundance Vol. 4

Time Out Dubai 31 Oct 2023
Calling all lovers of hip-hop music, there’s a huge concert coming to the Coca-Cola Arena this month, and if you’re a fan of the genre, you won’t want to miss it ... Blending African beats with dancehall and rap, the artist calls his style ‘Afroswing’.

Tumbao Celebrates Second Anniversary at Skatebird Miami

Miami New Times 27 Oct 2023
Many of Tumbao's rhythms and sounds are deeply influenced by this African and Latin diaspora, celebrating genres such as reggaeton, dembow, dancehall, salsa, afro beats, and more, all hosted by Miami DJ collective 4You ... Tumbao. 6 p.m ... .

Janelle Monáe Presents a Warm Reggae/Dancehall Vibe at Bayou Music Center

Houston Press 11 Oct 2023
If Monáe is truly leaving behind the personae of Cindi and Jane, then the pan-African, sex positive Pleasure offers a warm reggae/dancehall counterpoint to her occasionally distant earlier releases.

Stonebwoy sets Australia ablaze with an epic performance

Business Ghana 04 Oct 2023
Widely hailed as a career-best, the album was acclaimed for its pivot to African and Caribbean styles such as afrobeats, reggae, dancehall, amapiano, folk, and other styles while leaning primarily toward pop-related themes.

Stonebwoy and Shaggy’s ‘My Sound’ featured on ‘Love & Hip Hop: Miami’ TV show

B & FT Online 19 Aug 2023
‘My Sound’, which features Legendary Jamaican dancehall singer Shaggy, was commercially released the 12th track off Stonebwoy’s Billboard-rated fifth studio album ‘5th Dimension’.

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

Jamaica Observer 19 Jul 2023
Jamaica ... The Friday night fête saw dancehall's best hitting the stage to help the African Giant celebrate. A highlight of the event was Burna Boy and friends taking to the stage to vibe to the African artiste's songs. Page 2 shares more ... (Photo ... (Photo ... .

‘I’m not winning unless all of us are winning’: the Kenyan DJ programme promoting community ...

The Guardian 10 Jul 2023
But walk down one flight of stairs and the dimly lit basement is teeming with life as bodies pulsate to the heady rhythms of jungle, dancehall, UK funky, and South African gqom and amapiano.