Taken from Moroccan singer Ahmed Soultan's New Pan-African Album "Music Has No Boundaries/Musi9a Bila 7oudoud", his latest single "Afrobian" featuring The Legendary Femi Anikulapo Kuti, Son Of The Afrobeat Master Fela, Iconic JB's Horn Members & Funk Masters Fred Wesley & Pee Wee Ellis and Gnawa New Sensation Mehdi Nassouli, is a sample of Afro-Arabian (Afrobian) Genre Created By Ahmed Soultan featuring North African Traditional Instruments such as Guembri, Derbuka, Ribab, Krakeb...Mixed in a Contemporary format. This Pan-African song which took 5-years to record is now available for download on iTunes.
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;
The All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA 2016 is officially open for entries from Artistes, Songwriters, Music/Entertainment Journalists, Video Directors, Music Producers, DJs, Dancers from across the African continent and Diaspora. The AFRIMA awards is celebrating excellence in musical artistry in Africa and the Diaspora, featuring 33 categories across the five regions of Africa and music genre, with a reward of 23.9 carat gold AFRIMA plated trophy.