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Stonebwoy featured in Apple Music's special playlist

Ghana Web 11 Jun 2021
After being highlighted by CNN International as the continent's most dazzling trendsetter who has impacted the lives of others while influencing areas such as music, multiple award-winning Ghanaian reggae & dancehall heavyweight, Stonebwoy, has been featured on the official 'CNN Africa Voice Changers' playlist on Apple Music.
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We have brought the Grammy’s to Ghana – Don Dee

Ghana Web 08 Jun 2021
“We are giving out plaques to every artiste who has been nominated for the Ghana Music Awards USA 2021 ... Ghanaian music acts are doing so well and we need to recognise all of them ... Joe Mettle ... Reggae/Dancehall Song of the Year ... • ‘African Party’ by Stonebwoy ... Reggae/Dancehall Artist of the Year ... • ‘African Girls’ by Jay Baba ... • DJ Flipwave & African Wolf ... .
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Hyperspecific: Dance Music For Summer Reviewed By Jaša Bužinel

The Quietus 01 Jun 2021
Opting for a fully authentic sound, the Japanese producer fuses his 8-bit aesthetic with filthy trap and metallic dancehall beats, African polyrhythms, abrasive grindcore sonics and horrorcore atmospherics ... He also presents his take on contemporary mutant dancehall, as found on ...
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Discussing music’s diversity with music producer, PAQ

B & FT Online 29 May 2021
An award-winning record producer and a beat maker who produces a variety of music genres, his works ranges from Afrobeat, Hip Hop, Trap to Dancehall. Currently, PAQ is the in-house producer for multiple award-winning musician and the African Dancehall King, Shatta Wale.
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Mabe Fratti: Será Que Ahora Podremos Entendernos? review – soundscaped cello, synths and nature

The Observer 28 May 2021
Mabe Fritti. Será Que Ahora Podremos Entendernos? album cover ... Also out this month. Veteran Benin singer releases her latest album, Mother Nature, packed with features from a new generation of West African artists, including Burna Boy, Mr Eazi and Yemi Alade, blending dancehall and Afrobeats with her jazz-inflected vocals ... Reuse this content. .
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No Games – Yung Sal Says Of Our Women In His New Single

Sierra Express Media 22 May 2021
He sings for them. Born Abdul Salam Barrie, Yung Sal some days ago released a single titled ‘No Games’. It is already on YouTube and other social media platforms generating a lot of likes and comments ... It is a must-listen-to ... He was not done yet ... He does R&B; he raps and also throws in some dancehall bits laden witha fusion of African rhythms ... Ola ... .
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I am not a newbie in Nigeria – Stonebwoy

Ghana Web 20 May 2021
Ghanaian Dancehall artiste, Stonebwoy, has indicated that when it comes to music, he has cemented his name in the West African state, Nigeria ... Stonebwoy in a radio appearance on Hitz FM monitored by GhanaWeb revealed that he will soon tour other African countries to promote his music.
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Zimdancehall Musician Winky D Scoops Prestigious Award

All Africa 18 May 2021
Zimdancehall musician Winky D has scooped another international award after winning the Best African/ Dancehall Entertainer at the 39th edition of the International Reggae and World Music Awards (IRAWMA) held on Sunday in Jamaica ....
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39th IRAWMA: The winners, the African force, performances and special awardees

Joy Online 18 May 2021
IRAWMA ambassador and multi-Grammy/IRAWMA winner, Gramps Morgan and dancehall entertainer, D’ Angel, were exceptional hosts ... Dancehall great, Beenie Man, delivered a performance full of pizzazz ... Winky D (Zimbabwe) Best African Dancehall Entertainer ... 28.Best African Dancehall Entertainer- Winky D(Zimbabwe).
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Sarkodie, Shatta Wale, Kwame Yeboah, DJ Switch win awards at 2021 IRAWMA

Joy Online 17 May 2021
The winners are Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, Shatta Wale, DJ Switch and Kwame Yeboah ... The third artiste to grab an award on the night was young disk jockey DJ Switch ... Although Stonebwoy was nominated for the Best African Dancehall Entertainer award, he lost it to Winky D from Zimbabwe ... .
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Shatta Wale wins award at 39th IRAWMA

Ghana Web 17 May 2021
Shatta Wale won the award for “Best Virtual Entertainer Of The Year” category ... Buju Banton *WINNER ... 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... U-Roy Award for Best Male Dancehall Artist ... Best Female Dancehall Artist ... Best Dancehall Stagecraft Entertainer – Sponsored by Onstage TV Winford Williams ... Best African Dancehall Entertainer ... Best Afrobeat Entertainer – Sponsored by African Spectrum.
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Shatta Wale wins award at 39th IRAWMA in Jamaica

Ghana Web 17 May 2021
Shatta Wale won the award for “Best Virtual Entertainer Of The Year” category ... Buju Banton *WINNER ... 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... U-Roy Award for Best Male Dancehall Artist ... Best Female Dancehall Artist ... Best Dancehall Stagecraft Entertainer – Sponsored by Onstage TV Winford Williams ... Best African Dancehall Entertainer ... Best Afrobeat Entertainer – Sponsored by African Spectrum.
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Stonebwoy tells his story of hope, progress in new audio, visual

Business Day Online 30 Apr 2021
Produced by Kaywa, ‘Blessing’ is a blend of rich authentic African sounds deftly delivered by Stonebwoy’s unique sound. The Ghanaian Afropop, dancehall, and reggae singer, who has always spoken about his musical journey, inspirations, and aspirations in life through his songs, ...
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Except Shatta Wale, entire industry is rooting for Okraku Mantey – Adom-Otchere

Ghana Web 23 Apr 2021
Deputy Minister-designate for Tourism, Arts and Culture is a candidate who has the backing of the entire showbusiness ecosystem in Ghana ... Mark Okraku Mantey should come and show me the structure he has created to help the industry,” the musician who touts himself as the African Dancehall King said at the time ... Join our Newsletter. .
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The 100 best albums of the 21st century, according to critics

Missoulian 15 Apr 2021
His sons Moustafa and Mamadou play ngonis, traditional West African lutes, and American blues artist Taj Mahal adds vocals to the album ... His piercing lyrics address urban life and street violence, and the music shows the influences of West African sound, dancehall, and hip-hop.
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