Zimbabwean born-UK based singer/songwriter, Shanky is our featured artiste of the week. She is an award winning musician, bagging Zimbabwean Artist Of The Year back-2-back for two consecutive years. She's also won the Zimbabwean Achiever Award in 2013; a much coveted award among young rising Zim-artists. Shanky is Sensational! Her music is a blend of Afropop fused with Afrobeats, Afro-Dancehall, RnB, and contemporary sounds that ignites the fire in her audience. Shanky is amazing!
Demi Grace is a singer, songwriter and model. She was born to Nigerian parents in London, England and later moved the United States. Demi is dedicated to unifying the nations of her generation and empowering young women. She conquers barriers of racial expectations in her music and performance by including high energy female dancers and an overall racially diverse band. Demi Grace’s music presents a pop overtone but often includes undertones of West African music or Afro-pop. In 2016, Demi Grace performed with Beyonce at the MTV Video Music Awards and has worked alongside international recording artists such as Taio Cruz, Flo-Rida, Akon and Amber Rose. Demi Grace has opened for and hosted events with some of the hottest Afro-beats artists, including Davido and Banky W.
Nigerian contemporary Singer/Songwriter, Zizzy unleashes a brilliant song filled with hope and courage. The song is titled "Get Behind Me". It's an overcomes anthem and a very catchy tune at that. This song talks about being lost in a world filled with materialism, and the courage, support and determination it takes to get back up on your feet and get going again.
Fuad is a Afro-Reggae/Pop artist from Nigeria. He is a graduate of the University of Lagos where he studied Cell Bioloby & Genetics. Formerly known as 'Cupid', Fuad's new song "Be My Lover" talks about love and its enchanting MAGIC! The song comes in two versions, the original and then the carnival version.
Afro Love EP is Emmsong's debut body of work. It holds exciting songs and a memorable collaboration from one of Nigeria's finest MCs, Vector Tha Viper. This 7-track project hosts genres such as; Afro-Fusion, High-Life, RnB, Trap and; a bit of indigenous sounds laced with some watery Yoruba and Urhobo lyrics. The Afro Love EP is an exceptionally exciting music project that's as dope as it is fresh!
While Efe, Big Brother Nigeria housemate and top contender continues to make waves in the Big Brother Naija house in South Africa, Efe's super-dope 13-track EP titled "Lagos" is making greater waves on iTunes and MTN Plus. The EP features some really amazing hot tunes such as; "Sikira", "Déjavù", "Bad Belle", "Ayo Tide" and "Ukwu".
Rwandan born New Zealand based rapper, Raiza Biza graces us with 2-new music videos that are popping as they are thrilling. The first video features Raiza Biza and his AmmonNation team and is titled "FOREVER". This song comes from AmmonNation's debut EP (TBA). If this is the debut single off the EP, we can't wait to hear the entire project because this song is banging!
Mark Balet is a contemporary reggae artist based in New York City. Born in April 1983 to military and diplomat parents, he grew up between Ivory Coast, Egypt, United States, France, England and Spain. In 1996 he formed Mauvaise Race, a Hip-hop & Reggae duo with his sidekick Tashunke and developed his skills through reggae sound systems and open mics.
The global Pan-African MOVEMENT of Music Unites Africa are proud to unveil our new Nigerian Ambassador, Emmsong. Emmsong is a Pan-African music artiste with a big vision of reaching out to the world through his music. His songs are amazing and his personality is exemplary. the entire global FAMILY of Music Unites Africa are pleased to officially welcome Emmsong into our unit as we continue to persevere towards achieving our unified goals of uniting Africans worldwide through music. Emmsong is a major player in our efforts to revitalize the Pan-African youth and his music is key in this mandate.
March 14 is #MyFreedomDay. Today, students around the world are doing amazing things to raise awareness of modern slavery. Although outlawed in every country, worldwide, between 21 and 45 million people are trapped in slavery. Creating awareness is the first step in bringing about change. To represent the 45 million people trapped in modern day slavery, 45 STUDENTS OF CHISIPITE SENIOR SCHOOL IN HARARE, ZIMBABWE will depict scenes in which children are trapped by cultural, social and economic systems.
Multi-Award Winning Jazz guitarist, Kunle Ayo is one of Africa’s most celebrated guitarist of our time. He has earned several musical accolades and comparisons with giants of the contemporary school like George Benson, Earl Klugh and locally based Jimmy Dludlu. Due to the rising demand for diverse styles of music, Kunle Ayo stands out as one of the artistes who retains his roots as a Nigerian Jazz Guitarist in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Mr. Eazi's "Life Is Eazi, Vol. 1 - Accra To Lagos" album is super dope! It features timeless songs that make you love African sounds and rhythms some more. It's easy-going, fluid lyrics and a damn mood setter if you're looking for that urban-chill. While the Neo-Afrikan Voices team enjoy discovering new and exciting music from all over the continent and the diaspora, we sure do enjoy some home-made music which words can't simply describe. So we're asking our global audience; What's your favorite Mr. Eazi song? Let us know what you think in the comment box below and don't forget to get the new Mr. Eazi album NOW on iTunes.
Straight Outta South Africa! Fresh 2 Def (most popularly known as F2D) release a surprise album titled "F2D Presents: Hall of Fame"; and not just that, this album is totally FRESH 2 DEF! The hip hop group which features stars like Da L.E.S, Gemini Major, Yanga, Stunt Double and G Baby Da Silva (a producer, singer and rapper from Angola). They feature the likes of L-Tido, DJ Double D and some really incredible talents on "Hall Of Fame". The group are getting set to tour Southern Africa in April 2017 to promote their dope album. It's sure going to be an exciting series of events this Easter in South Africa. Get ready for it! Download F2D Presents: Hall of Fame on iTunes in support of these Pan-African rising greats.