The name ADUKE rings a bell in the heart of every Nigerian music enthusiast. Her persona on and off the live-stage is alluring and charismatic. Her beauty is as natural as nature and her music is a blend of heaven and its angels. ADUKE (real name: Ayobamidele Aladekomo) is an amazing live-performer from Nigeria. Her energy is LIVE - one full of good vibes that brings with it a melodious soothing relief to all who listen to this Great and Might Pan-African songstress.
The Soul singer is taking her own show on the road, by announcing a bi-monthly pop up series. The series "Maka: After Dark" will feature guest appearances and her rocker band; One Band Like That #OBLT. The Maiden Edition will kick off on the 29th of May at 16/16 in Victoria Island; where guests who pay online get free Heineken during the show. Maka will bring out R&B and soul singer; Ruby Gyang alongside singer Eri Ife at her first stop, as each pop up show will get its own guest appearances.
We're glad to announce that our Nigerian Ambassador for MUSIC UNITES AFRICA, Emmsong will grace the Hard Rock Cafe Lagos stage on Sunday May 13th at the Strings Unplugged - The Acoustic Night with Nigerian music sensation, Ric Hassani. Follow Hard Rock Cafe on Instagram and Twitter for more updates!
Watch South African rock band, Southern Wild, perform “Darkness At My Heels” live for Deezer NEXT - a new programme supporting the next generation of great music and helping you find your next favorite artist. Deezer is a music streaming/curating company helping independent and established artists reach new audiences around the world.
Make Music is a free celebration of music around the world on June 21st. Launched in 1982 in France as the Fête de la Musique, it is now held on the same day in more than 750 cities in 120 countries. Completely different from a typical music festival, Make Music is open to anyone who wants to take part. Every kind of musician — young and old, amateur and professional, of every musical persuasion — pours onto streets, parks, plazas, and porches to share their music with friends, neighbors, and strangers. All of it is free and open to the public.
As Jah9 release the "year of 9" from the grasp of her fists and greet 2017 (2+0+1+7=1) with open hearts and arms, there are a few blessings that 2016 brought her that she still gives thanks for. The “year of 9” represented change, which definitely did some resifting in our lives, to make room for the beginning of a new cycle of 9, the “year of 1”, which represents creativity, learning and growth. The highlight and the greatest blessing of 2016, was the birth of the album “9”, which the world received tremendously well. “9” was recently chosen as the no. 2 Reggae Album by Billboard critics and voted no.1 International Reggae Album by Japan's oldest music magazine, JP’s Music. The recent feature in 'The Huffington Post' is also of great note and acknowledgement to her selfless efforts in inspiring the world with her beautiful melodious music.
Every year, Fest300 unveils its annual list of the world's 300 best festivals, from major music festivals like Coachella and Glastonbury, to cultural festivals like Oktoberfest, Burning Man and Kumbh Mela. Every November 1st, 30 festivals are removed from their annual list of global cultural festivals and replaced with 30-new ones from all around the world. This year, FELABRATION 2016 has been added to this prestigious list. Here's where you come in:- MUSIC UNITES AFRICA and THE NEO-AFRIKAN VOICES are asking all Africans and Friends of Africa to VOTE FOR FELABRATION! It's a simple voting process which allows voters one vote per day. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY OF VOTING! So as Africans who claim to love Afro-beat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti and his glorious legacy and family, this is your chance to PROVE YOUR LOYALTY and SUPPORT to this great Pan-African festival. To vote, simply visit: http://wshe.es/06MvuXuy
It's been an incredibly remarkable 2016 for Noella Wiyaala, Ghana's Goodwill Ambassador for Music Unites Africa. She's toured Europe and America, was nominated for the Most Influential Artist Category at the 2016 MTN 4Syte TV Music Video Awards and has seen her continental/international fan base increase exponentially thanks to her breathtaking music and persona. Wiyaala is the founder of the Djimba World Music Festival which aims to expose musical talents in the Northern regions of Ghana. Wiyaala is a young Pan-African leader and a role model for young girls in Ghana and across the beautiful continent of Africa.
Jamar Rolando McNaughton Jr (born 10 October 1992), popularly known as Chronixx, is a Jamaican reggae artist. His stage name replaced the name "Little Chronicle" which he was given because of his father, the singer "Chronicle". Chronixx and his music has been branded as a "Reggae Revival," alongside other reggae musicians including Dre Island, Jah Bouks, Jah9, Protoje, Kelissa, Jesse Royal, Keznamdi and Kabaka Pyramid, his lyrical content revolves around themes of anti-war, romantic declarations and resiliency.
Reggae Night @ The New AfriKa Shrine is always lit from 7pm-3am every Tuesday. Hosted by ITAL Sounds with Covenant Child, Tuesday Nights have become a day to look forward to on the Lagos mainland as the Deejay spins his wheels of steel with nothing but non-stop reggae music back-2-back! 8-thrilling hours of the best reggae music out of Jamaica. Past-Present & eternal reggae tunes on the loudest speakers ever!
Pan-African music artiste and Nigerian Goodwill Ambassador for Music Unites Africa, Blaqboi recently held a private live-performance event dubbed THE EXHIBITION. Hosted at the IceBoxBodyRox studios in SilverBird Galleria, Abuja - Nigeria on the 12th of August 2016. THE EXHIBITION by BLAQBOI proved to be a classy event carefully tailored to appeal to demographics of all ages across the federal capital territory.
Pan-African music artiste, Emmsong releases this brand new single titled "Damí Loun" which when translated from the Yoruba language means "Answer Me". Emmsong is a Nigerian singer/songwriter whose music is currently being published by Music Unites Africa. "Damí Loun" is produced by Nigerian veteran singer/songwriter & producer extraordinaire, Ex-O. Available for download on iTunes August 12th.
Coca-Cola, favorite beverage drink of Music Unites Africa have launched a brand new campaign fit for Africa's Kings 'n Queens. It's musical, it's classy and it's Coca-Cola! Submit your entry now for the #TasteTheFeelingNG cover challenge and stand a chance to win a trip to South Africa. Entries close on June 30th.
It's very degrading when Pan-African music artistes on the continent have to rely on foreign ceremonies like the BETAwards to reward their efforts and acknowledge the sheer magnificence in their music. But no more! Thanks to the All Africa Music Awards - AFRIMA3.0, African musicians can now look forward to a continental award ceremony which celebrates our diverse musical heritage as well as reward our efforts in making quality music for the African oriented music fan. Today, we take a close look at the benefits of having this continental awards ceremony on African musicians and music content providers. The AFRIMA3.0 is preparing for its 3rd consecutive All Africa Music Awards ceremony and calls for entry are currently ongoing. So what exactly do African and African artistes have to gain from this annual Pan-African event? We thought you'd never ask;
Multi platinum selling rapper, J. Cole tore the roof off at his epic performance on Saturday, the 18th of June 2016 at the Ticketpro Dome in North Riding, Johannesburg - South Africa. The Castle Lite Unlock event was well attended by over 14,ooo people including South African rapper and hip-hop legend, HipHopPantsula.