Latest News for: African dancehall


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 ... Jahmiel celebrated as one of the ultimate superstars of reggae & dancehall, gained prominence with the breakout hit “Gain The World” in 2015.

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." ... was uber-chic in African print.

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

Business Ghana 11 Nov 2023
Celebrated Reggae/Afro-Dancehall artiste Stonebwoy will ... 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. Taking place on Saturday November 11 at the city’s largest venue, Sundance Vol ... Blending African beats with dancehall and rap, the artist calls his style ‘Afroswing’ ... With Sundance Vol ... ....

Tumbao Celebrates Second Anniversary at Skatebird Miami

Miami New Times 27 Oct 2023
Inspired by traveling DJ collectives like Pangea Sound and Soulection, the traveling reggaeton rave Tumbao was born ... 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
Janelle Monáe. Bayou Music Center. October 10, 2023 ... Dick ... 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 ... It's reggae and dancehall influences backstopping the logical humanistic progression ... .

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’. Produced by Praiz – a Nigerian musician and sound engineer, the captivating track effortlessly blends reggae, dancehall, and afrobeat influences.

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. Joseph Wellington) ... (Photo. Joseph Wellington) ... (Photo. Joseph Wellington) ... (Photo. Joseph Wellington) ... (Photo ... .

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

The Guardian 10 Jul 2023
The Santuri Electronic Music Academy supports east African music producers, DJs and sound ... 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.

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

The Observer 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 ... “Now we are really happy that all our teaching team are east African, and only a few guest tutors or specialists are involved from outside the region.

Celebrate Black independence with Afrobeats, the genre that unites the diaspora

The Grio 04 Jul 2023
As the genre’s best-known pioneer, Kuti also admitted to drawing influence from famed African-American artists like James Brown ... Similar to the sounds of Kuti, the modern iteration of the genre draws influences from traditional West African sounds while weaving in inspiration from hip-hop, dancehall, and contemporary R&B.

Black Music Festival brings hip-hop, jazz, R&B to Worcester Common

Worcester Telegram 19 Jun 2023
No matter which of Worcester’s many radio stations you turn to, you’re likely to hear a song influenced by Black musicians. Jazz, rock, and hip-hop all grew from African-American roots, while Afrobeats and Jamaican dancehall can also be heard on the local airwaves ... Luster said the celebration, days after Juneteenth, coincides with Black Music Month ... .

Jacqueline Crooks, author, Fire Rush - “Lived experiences can enrich fiction”

Hindustan Times 09 Jun 2023
The silence of that village created space for memories of that supra-watt loud subterranean world of dub-reggae dancehalls ... How does the power of music and dancehall culture act as a transformative force?. Dub reggae has the DNA of African music ... mixed Indian and African heritage.

Ooh-la-la! Janelle Monae stirs up a sexy summer cocktail: ADRIAN THRILLS reviews The Age of Pleasure

The Daily Mail 09 Jun 2023
Rating.. Rating.. Rating. ... ‘They say I look better than David Bowie in a moonage dream,’ she sings, admiringly, on a simmering reggae number called Haute ... Whereas her previous LPs have been rooted in funk, gospel and alternative R&B, this one adds African beats, Jamaican dancehall and dub reggae to the mix . . sometimes in the same song ... ... .

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