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"Yoruba Songbook-1" by @Adedejinfo Transcends African Arts And Culture

"Yoruba Songbook-1" by @Adedejinfo Transcends African Arts And Culture

Pan-African music artiste, Adedeji premiers a 23-minute non-stop solo guitar improvisation of Old Yoruba folk songs called "Yoruba Songbook-1". His previous album "Afreekanism" holds some amazingly awesome songs like "Afreeka On My Mind" and "Morenike" to mention but a few. Feel Adedeji's vibes and if you like what you hear, listen to more of his refreshingly culturally inspiring music below.

MUSIC UNITES AFRICA Launches #Top40Africa On Spotify and Apple Music

MUSIC UNITES AFRICA Launches #Top40Africa On Spotify and Apple Music

Due to high volumes of requests from our community members in the diaspora and on the continent, MUSIC UNITES AFRICA are proud to announce that we have expanded our #Top40Africa playlist-chart show beyond Deezer to Spotify and Apple Music. As TOP40AFRICA prepares to celebrate its one year anniversary on World Music Day - June 21st 2018, we are delighted with the impact our carefully curated Pan-African playlist-chart has made in the past months - helping to promote upcoming musicians while keeping a firm grip on some of the most exciting music in Africa.

Adegboyega Fulfills Promise And Rewards Fans With ₦50,000+ Cash Prizes

Adegboyega Fulfills Promise And Rewards Fans With ₦50,000+ Cash Prizes

Arts 'n Culture Ambassador for MUSIC UNITES AFRICA, Adegboyega rewards his fans with ₦50,000 and ₦20,000 Cash Prizes respectively. Maureen Omodia and MC Goodness were the lucky winners of Adegboyega's #FelebyAdegboyega challenge, which urged fans to enter into the competition by simply recording themselves miming to Adegboyega's new hit song "Félé" which features Nigerian fast-rising star, Mayorkun.

Botswana Rapper 'Eli Earls' Premiers Much Anticipated #VooDooRaps Mixtape

Botswana Rapper 'Eli Earls' Premiers Much Anticipated #VooDooRaps Mixtape

The Neo-Afrikan Voices here at MUSIC UNITES AFRICA published an article on Eli Earls in March of 2017. We're pleased to see the progress made thus far. If you haven't heard this amazing Pan-African hip hop mixtape, you can do so now by hitting the play button below.

Music Unites Africa Announces 'Emmsong' As Their Nigerian Ambassador

Music Unites Africa Announces 'Emmsong' As Their Nigerian Ambassador

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.

Featured Submission [Botswana]: Eli Earl - Botaki Manifest (#Voodooraps Intro)

Featured Submission [Botswana]: Eli Earl - Botaki Manifest (#Voodooraps Intro)

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.

#IWD2017: Music Unites Africa Appoints Afro-Music Legend 'Weird MC' As Global Ambassador

#IWD2017: Music Unites Africa Appoints Afro-Music Legend 'Weird MC' As Global Ambassador

We, the Global MOVEMENT of Young Pan-African Leaders are pleased to announce the confirmation of Ambassadorship of Adesola Adesimbo Idowu (most popularly known as Weird MC) as the new Global Ambassador for Music Unites Africa. We are extremely thrilled to welcome Weird MC into our executive family as we continue our mission to unite Africans worldwide through music. We are pleased to make this grand announcement on this historical day; the 106th International Women's Day #IWD2017. We strongly believe in a peaceful and prosperous Africa; and having a Leader like Weird MC will indeed add great strength in achieving our unified visions for African children and youth. 

Event:- AFRIKIN Presents HEALING OUR NATION (Miami, USA)

Event:- AFRIKIN Presents HEALING OUR NATION (Miami, USA)

February 18th is approaching, and we hope that you're making plans to join our friends in Miami at AFRIKIN: Healing Our Nation, the first of a series of events that will explore the condition of our nation. In addition to the world-class roster of entertainment, the event will include the speaker series, AFRIKIN: Talks to inform, empower, and provide human and capital resources to future generations of the diaspora. 

Pan-African Rapper 'Psychogen' Elevates Black Americans With Soulful Hip-Hop Song "Still Cry"

Pan-African Rapper 'Psychogen' Elevates Black Americans With Soulful Hip-Hop Song "Still Cry"

Atlanta born rapper and Pan-African Youth Advocate, Psychogen (real name: Brian Anderson Williams) releases this very powerful hip hop tune that talks about the discrimination and pain people of color go through daily in the United States of America. Psychogen is joined by BlissJTG and Dolla on this track, produced by Debars. Love hip hop? Love Africa? Love America? Love Hip Hop, Africa and America?! Or simply love good music? Well if you do, this song is perfect for you. Listen as Psychogen reels out this poetic reality of life in America as a 21st Century Pan-African Youth.

Jay Z's Congolese Artiste 'Young Paris' Releases Deluxe Edition of "African Vogue" Album!

Jay Z's Congolese Artiste 'Young Paris' Releases Deluxe Edition of "African Vogue" Album!

Earlier in November 2016, we talked about a bright young Congolese music talent by the name Young Paris who was recently signed to Jay Z's ROC NATION label. In December of 2016, Young Paris released the deluxe version of “African Vogue” with 3-bonus songs which feature Afro-beat stars Tiwa Savage and Reekado Banks respectively. Young Paris' songs are a genuine blend of Tribal Sounds, Hip Hop/Afro-beats vibes and Electronic Dance Music.

Here's How The 'Evolution Project' Are Using Music To Unite Senegalese People Around The World

Here's How The 'Evolution Project' Are Using Music To Unite Senegalese People Around The World

To a great many, SENEGAL means sunshine, beaches and hospitality. A former French Colony, the country gained independence in 1960. For half a century, political rule and governments in SENEGAL have obediently taken after France, pledging allegiance to western democracies on a regular basis, while in reality a growing slackness, thriving corruption, and neglect have made their mark on political life and people’s minds. The Evolution Project was created because of the belief that today’s promotion of Senegalese artists, musicians and hidden talents is still incredibly poor. This musical project, developed in Senegal (in a professional, ambitious and constructive spirit), aims to:

Remembering Fred Hampton, A Black Panther Murdered by U.S. Police/FBI

Remembering Fred Hampton, A Black Panther Murdered by U.S. Police/FBI

On December 4, 1969, 47 years ago today, a select unit of Chicago police officers executed a predawn raid that left Illinois Black Panther Party (BPP) leaders Fred Hampton and Mark Clark dead and several other young Panthers wounded. The seven survivors of the raid were arrested on fraudulent attempted murder charges. The officers who committed the execution were specially assigned to Cook County State's Attorney Edward Hanrahan. The claims of a "shootout" that were made by Hanrahan and his men were soon exposed as bald-faced lies: the physical evidence definitively established that the raiders fired nearly 100 shots at the sleeping Panthers, while only one shot could be linked to a Panther weapon.

Etsegenet, an Ethiopian Guitarist, Singer and Composer You Need To Know About!

Etsegenet, an Ethiopian Guitarist, Singer and Composer You Need To Know About!

Ethiopian guitarist, Singer/songwriter and composer, Etsegenet was born in Addis Ababa - Ethiopia. She started her musical career at very early in life by singing in her elementary school. After graduating from high school, her pursuit for music continued  and she joined a private college "Mekane Yesus school of Jazz music" where she graduated with honors in Music Performance in 2010.

Album Review:- Mark Balet's Roots-Reggae Album "Holy Ground"

Album Review:- Mark Balet's Roots-Reggae Album "Holy Ground"

Mark Balet is a contemporary reggae singer and songwriter based out of 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.

Artiste Review:- Multi-Instrumental Musician, Vocalist and Composer, Kibrom Birhane

Artiste Review:- Multi-Instrumental Musician, Vocalist and Composer, Kibrom Birhane

The timeless words from the diary of the great poet and warrior King Solomon, in Ecclesiastes 3:1-8 is re-kindled in the present day and set to music by multi-instrumental musician, vocalist and composer Kibrom Birhane in his second full-length album "Bo Gizzae Lekulu" which is in "Geez" the ancient Ethiopian language and still used in Ethiopian Orthodox Church; translates to "A Time For Everything". 

[Afro-Fusion] Music Premier - "Fast Lane" by Pan-African Music Artiste, ZIZZY

[Afro-Fusion] Music Premier - "Fast Lane" by Pan-African Music Artiste, ZIZZY

Soul-searching and refreshingly fresh, "Fast Lane" by Afro-Fusionist and Pan-African music artiste, Zizzy warms the heart with this soulful music composed to bring relief to distressed minds. Speaking to a young generation currently living in fast lanes, Zizzy connects to her listener's emotions with a well coordinated semi-acoustic melodious tune which captivates and serenades ones soul hypnotically.

Pan-African Music Artiste, Wylldiamond Teams Up with Legendary Producer ID CABASA on this Afrobeat song "Remember"

Pan-African Music Artiste, Wylldiamond Teams Up with Legendary Producer ID CABASA on this Afrobeat song "Remember"

Wylldiamond, a Nigerian musician, model and fashion designer teams up with legendary beats maestro, ID CABASA on the contemporary afrobeat song titled "Remember". Remember how afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti used his music as a voice for the voiceless and a weapon to fight against the inhumane injustice of Africans? Well, Wylldiamond resonates this same energy in his new song which talks about corruption, bad leadership, the everyday hustle but most importantly, speaks directly to the hearts of the 21st century Pan-African Youth. This song awakens the dreams and visions in young Africans who believe greatly in a bright and prosperous future.

Artiste Spotlight:- Desmodium [Reggae 'Dancehall' R&B Singer]

Artiste Spotlight:- Desmodium [Reggae 'Dancehall' R&B Singer]

Desmodium  (real name:- Desmond Ogbonmwan) is a young African visionary with an artistic feel to his captivating demeanor. He is a gifted singer and has a Bachelor in Science degree in Biochemistry from the University of Lagos, Nigeria. He is a multi-talented individual whose music represents a great volume of his creativity and style. Captivated with the discovery of this phenomenal musical guru, here’s Desmodium with an impressive Reggae/Dancehall type of Genre and he is motivated by everything as he holds God so dear to heart. He has performed on various platforms with A-list artists. Listen to his hit-song "Ibinabo".

Pan-African Theme Song:- "Society" by Psychogen feat. P-HYPHA

Pan-African Theme Song:- "Society" by Psychogen feat. P-HYPHA

For all those who think hip hop is dead, think again! "Society" by American rapper Psychogen featuring Pan-African music artiste, P-HYPHA is a song about the bright future of the black people all around the world. Dubbed as a 'Pan-African Theme Song', "Society" talks about the unity of black people across the world and the establishing of a united & prosperous Pan-Africa where inclusiveness, socioeconomic growth & women rights thrive to make our SOCIETY a better place for the black man. It's produced by American producer Carigamist and features exclusively on TIDAL.