B3nchmarQ is undeniably the hottest Hip-Hop duo in South Africa right now, creatively & musically. Five months into 2017 and already they are said to be having their greatest year yet, notably with their new chart-topping single "Wayase" featuring Ice Prince.
Afrobeat's rising great, Adegboyega premiers his newest song "Give Dem" exclusively on MUSIC UNITES AFRICA. This Afropop song is a party starter! It's a fusion of dance music, Afropop and a grand solo-saxophone bridge that's mesmerizing as it is captivating.
Atlanta based singer/songwriter, Daryl Yahudy premiers his wonderful new song, "YOU". Originally from south Florida, Daryl's new music asks the Question; "What's your 'why' to what you do?". His Message is Simple; never give up and keep moving forward! A combination of spoken word poetry and an acoustic soulful blend are but a ways to describe this artistic musician. We're extremely excited about this African-American inspiration who's music has always been refreshing as it is amazing. Look out for Daryl's...
Our favorite reggae music artiste, Mark Balet premiers 7-new music videos for your viewing pleasure. 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.
Smooth, vibrant and poetic, TriQ Otabenga's music coupled with a good earpiece or some really loud speakers makes for a great outing with friends over drinks and laughs. TriQ isn't new to the music industry. He's been working really hard to get his music heard from Lagos, Nigeria to California, USA and beyond. TriQ has worked with A-Lister artiste, Patoranking and is now gradually getting the recognition that he well-deserves.
In continuation of Music Unites Africa's featured editorial-publication on Henshaw Blaze's "The Unnamed Kuti - T.U.K" album, the Afrobeats/Hip-hop artist graces his fans with a brand new music video titled "Ekaro O (Good Morning)".
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.