Royal Empire Music front-liner, Nuhu Zakari popular known as Nuzak drops the video to his new record entitled “The Boy” featuring Nigeria's heavyweight rapper CDQ. The song and visuals were inspired by the challenges faced by a man who had nothing but decided NOT to give up on his dreams and achieved greatness beyond his widest of dreams.
Nigeria's hip-hop savior, MCskill ThaPreacha storms the airwaves with his latest hit song "Work". This energetic Afro-Trap music features Roey - a Nigerian singer who tears up the track with his delivery and style of approach. "Work" is produced by Stormatique - MCskill ThaPreacha's Day-1 producer from way-back-when. The visuals for "Work" flows with streams of authenticity in its cinematography, content and concept. Shot in Lagos by Victor Graphics, "Work" envisages the strength and determination independent musicians in Nigeria need to have in order to have any iota of success in a deeply saturated and quite honestly, unappreciative music industry devoid of true hip-hop support and culture.
Mabantu is a new boy band hailing from Tanzania. The band, consisting of Twaah Kane and Muuh Kajo are both aged 17 years. The duo started recording music together in 2016 when they released songs like 'Sikutaki' and 'chapa Twende' which did extremely well not only in Tanzanian charts but also in East Africa as a whole. Mabantu teams up with Luca Swahili in their hot-new music video "Sundi".
After a successful release of his hit song 'Swala' which was produced by Mr. T Touch and video directed by Travellah of Kwetu Studios, Tanzanian rapper, Gib Carter resurfaces with a new song titled 'Ibe' which features Tanzania's super star Bright of 'Toto Tundu' fame featuring Young Killer. Ibe is a Tri-Lingual song with Swahili, English and Kisii dialect; describing the beautiful qualities of an African Girl (IBE).
Inspired by the fruition of getting paid off your dreams, "Maka" a new generation soul singer fusing various music elements to create her own unique sounds and identity. She teams up with the female rapper Munachi on this soulful hip hop inspired track titled “I just got a Cheque” - produced by Teck-Zilla.
Pan-African singer/songwriter and saxophonist, Adegboyega marks an incredible milestone of over 100k views on YouTube with his latest blockbuster hit-song "Fele" less than 3-week after it's original premier on Trace Naija. This massive Urban-Afro song has been premiered and is enjoying surmountable airplay on all the major satellite, cable and local music channels across Africa. To be frank; "Fele" has always been destined to be a huge success - way before its music video was shot and chopped by TG Omori.
Africa's No.1 producer, SAMKELF releases this mouthwatering visual for his latest hit song "Skelebe" featuring the one and only AKON. This Afro-Gqom/Caribbean feel-type-music celebrates the strength and beauty of the Pan-African woman. It's an amazingly beautiful song with great dance moves and beautiful women. "Skelebe" by SamKlef featuring Akon premiers at No.1 on MUSIC UNITES AFRICA's #Top40Africa playlist-chart hosted ONLY & EXCLUSIVELY on Deezer. Enjoy this #SongOfLife by Africa's No.1 producer, SamKlef featuring Akon.
WavesofAFRO member Toni returns with his new song titled “The Don”. On this song, Toni showcases a relaxed vibe with impressive wordplay and a laid-back instrumental. With a catchy hook, he proclaims himself as The Don and in his verses, he smoothly tells the listeners why this title is appropriate for him.
Our first post of 2018 sheds the limelight on young Nigerian Afrobeat-rapper, Henshaw BlaZe. After an Eventful 2017 (which included an Award nomination and a headline Live concert), Lagos Based Rapper Henshaw BlaZe kicks off the new year with a visual for his catchy hit-single "Cooking Pot [produced By Dicey]" off his debut album "The Unnamed Kuti".
When we published an article about MCskill ThaPreacha's "Diary Of A Supernatural" album back in December 2016, many were drawn aback as to how this independent Nigerian hip hop music artiste had gained so much global recognition while maintaining his uniqueness and style of music. A lot's changed since then. MCskill ThaPreacha has improved even much greater than when last we caught up with the Pan-African music artiste. His newest music video titled "Man In The Mirror" is a fan-favorite off his breathtaking album project and we're excited to share this video with you.
"Falling for you" is an Afrobeat inspired pop-song sang with a dancehall feel by Malawian singer/songwriter, Malaika. The saucy song challenges gender stereotypes, encouraging women to go after what they want (in this context a man, instead of always waiting for the guy to make the first move). Talking about what inspired her to write the song Malaika says far too many women are unfulfilled and unhappy in relationships because they don't feel they can express themselves sexually or communicate their desires without running the risk of being labelled "wild" or accused of cheating. The singer teamed up with Zimbabwean born, UK number selling record producer Rymez. The music video features Zimbabwean superstar Tytan playing a cameo role and is directed by award winning Zimbabwean artist and producer Jusa Dementor.
In a time when African music is taking over the global music industry, "Joromi" couldn't have come at a better time. The global integration of Pan-African music is at an all time high and it can only get better. Maybe we're just simply crazy about Simi or maybe we're just simply crazy but whatever it is, one thing is certainly certain; Simi is definitely winning a Grammy for this song - and for many more!
Fresh from completing his China tour, Rwandan born - New Zealand based rapper, Raiza Biza releases this beautiful visual for his inspiring song "Strong Woman". This music video features Biza's daughter and mother with accompanies vocals from Mukuka. Raiza gets really personal on this emotional song as he celebrates the Strong Women in his life.
Wiyaala - The Young Lioness of Africa releases this traditional/cultural visual depicting the life of a sexy beautiful woman living in a village in Ghana. The melodious harmony of this song coupled with the sexual nature of the song's message tackles the insecurities women face when faced with the very uncomfortable and dreaded African topic, SEX.
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.
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)".
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!
Introduction to Eli Earl's conceptual mixtape, VoodooRaps. On this piece, Earl shows off his lyrical prowess through the personification of the craft. Using his deep Setswana to liken his talent to a spiritual gift, Eli Earl metaphorically references the Setswana folklore stories, oral traditions, proverbs and traditional beliefs.