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All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) Unveils Nominees List for 2022 Edition

Business Ghana 22 Sep 2022
Ckay (Nigeria) in “Producer of the Year”; “Artiste of the Year”; and “Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Pop”; Ruger (Nigeria) in “Best Artiste in African Reggae, Ragga and Dancehall”; El Grande Toto (Morocco) in “Best Male ...
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AFRIMA unveils nominees list for 2022 edition …public voting commences globally September 25 …main..

Business Ghana 17 Sep 2022
Ckay (Nigeria) in “Producer of the Year”; “Artiste of the Year”; and “Best Artiste, Duo or Group in African Pop”; Ruger (Nigeria) in “Best Artiste in African Reggae, Ragga and Dancehall”; El Grande Toto (Morocco) in “Best Male ...
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AFRIMA 2022: Black Sherif leads Ghanaian nominees with four nominations, see full list

Joy Online 16 Sep 2022
Dominating the list are South African maverick, Costa Titch and Congolese maestro, Dadju with six nominations each ... Song of the Year, Best Male Artiste in Western Africa and Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Hip-Hop (twice) are the categories he has been nominated in ... Best African DJ ... Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga, Dancehall.
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Black Sherif, Gyakie, Amaarae, KiDi, others nominated for 2022 AFRIMA

Joy Online 15 Sep 2022
The organisers of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) have released the official list of nominees for the 2022 edition in conjunction with the African Union Commission (AUC) ... Meanwhile, KiDi’s Touch It Remix ft Tyga earned him a nomination for Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga, and Dancehall award.
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AFRIMA 2022: Black Sherif leads Ghanaian nominees with four nominations

Joy Online 15 Sep 2022
Dominating the list are South African maverick, Costa Titch and Congolese maestro, Dadju with six nominations each ... Song of the Year, Best Male Artiste in Western Africa and Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Hip-Hop (twice) are the categories he has been nominated in ... Best African DJ ... Best Artist, Duo or Group in African Reggae, Ragga, Dancehall.
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Afro Nation lines up Davido, Stonebwoy, P-Square, Black Sherif, others for December concert

Joy Online 02 Sep 2022
Here to witness the hottest names this December, spanning the very best in the African and international Afrobeats, Amapiano, and Dancehall scene, Afro Nation Ghana looks to foster even stronger ties with the continent around the world, re-connecting, educating and creating, whilst putting on a festival never seen before on this scale.
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Jamaicans LaaLee, Bugle, get taste of Afrobeat through collab with Billboard charting artiste

Jamaica Observer 25 Aug 2022
KINGSTON, Jamaica — When dancehall and reggae artistes LaaLee and Bugle talk about their love for the Afrobeat genre, there is an undeniable feeling of respect for the music many say was born from dancehall roots ... "I have a tonne load of respect for African artistes.
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Multicultural festivals bring faraway flavors and sounds to our doorsteps

Stars and Stripes 19 Aug 2022
When host nation culture begins to feel nearly as comfortable as the one left behind, it might be time to shake things up a bit ... For two days, the sounds of Dancehall and Afrobeats will make it hard for bodies to stand still ... Those with all the right moves can take part in a dance battle in the genre of hip-hop, African House or Afro Dancehall ... 26-27.
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Akwaaba organiser Donnaray Roc aims to strengthen Jamaica-Ghana linkage

Jamaica Observer 13 Aug 2022
While helping to promote dance events in North America and Europe, Donna “Donnaray Roc” Ray observed the rapturous response to Jamaica’s dancehall culture. But something was missing — an African presence ... They offer visitors an opportunity to develop commercial, cultural and sporting ties with the West African country.
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SOUNDCHECK: QUEEN BEY’S RENAISSANCE

Dawn 07 Aug 2022
Renaissance covers numerous genres, referencing many musical touchstones and pays an important homage to African-American dance music creators and LGBTQI+ dancehall culture ... Renaissance traverses disco, funk, techno, hip-hop, house, dancehall, Afrobeats and ballroom.
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All comedy is Black

The Grio 04 Aug 2022
OPINION ... Editor’s note ... Read more opinions on theGrio ... Superiority theory ... The African-American ability to summon smiles in the presence of sorrow is a pillar of the foundation of American culture that predates Black Twitter and white TikTok ... Hip-hop merged Caribbean dancehall, poetry and funk. Stepping came from African dance and call and response ... .
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Kwad shifts the ‘Energy’ with latest single

Joy Online 03 Aug 2022
Though he didn’t start making music until he was 18, his love for music served as a bridge between American and African culture. Just like a perfect blend between Highlife, Afrobeats, Hip-Hop & Dancehall, Kwad represents the best versions of both cultures. The rapper/singer’s music is colourful, soothing, honest and confident ... .
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African Giant finds gold in UK

Jamaica Observer 29 Jul 2022
African Giant, which comprises a mixture of Afrobeats, dancehall, pop and hip hop, was released in June 2019 via Spaceship Entertainment/Atlantic Records/Warner Music ... Marley is featured on Different with African singer Angelique Kidjo, while dancehall artiste Serani is featured with American R&B singer Jeremih on Secret.
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Wizkid, Burna Boy, Davido and More Announced as Headliners for Lost in Riddim Festival

The Source 26 Jul 2022
The festival is moving to Lake Cunningham Park in San Jose, California, just southwest of its previous home in Sacramento after a successful first event last fall ... The festival, like its predecessor, will also feature popular forms of African, Caribbean, and Black American music, such as reggae, dancehall, afro-fusion, hip-hop, R&B, and others ... .
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Burna Boy: Love, Damini review — Ed Sheeran duets, protest and pillow talk from Nigeria’s biggest star

The Times/The Sunday Times 08 Jul 2022
Afrobeats is a globalised style that combines African music with hip-hop, dancehall, R&B and house music, and Ogulu, 31 — who moved.

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