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African Heritage Festival kicks off summer of events at University Place

Provo Daily Herald 12 May 2021
“Our mission is to preserve and increase understanding of African culture through the arts such as storytelling, languages, music and dance – all of which we are excited to share at this year’s festival.”. The African Heritage Festival will be from 3 to 8 p.m. June 5, featuring the talents and music of Ngoma Y’ Africa Cultural Center.
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Top Hollywood talent agency accused of tolerating sexual harassment, misconduct

Finger Lakes Times 07 May 2021
ICM said it has taken steps to improve the diversity of its staff, noting that it was the first major agency to promote African Americans to prominent positions, including heads of the talent and music departments.
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Yemi Alade joins African Changemakers behind the ‘Draw The Line’ against Malaria campaign

Capital Ethiopia 03 May 2021
The campaign aims to generate mass awareness and high visibility for the Zero Malaria Starts with Me movement across malaria-affected countries and beyond, and reflects the huge energy, talent, and cultural influence emanating from the African continent with references to art, fashion, music, sport, and entertainment.
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SPHEctacula & DJ Naves celebrate 10 years in music with a new album

Independent online (SA) 02 May 2021
Naves - The idea of a follow-up album for us has been there since 2019 when it became a part of the deliverables for our license agreement with Universal Music Group South Africa ... Sphe - We hope that the music ... What are your thoughts on the South African music industry right now?.
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New season of TV3’s Music Music airs on May 1!

B & FT Online 01 May 2021
“for the last two decades, Music Music remains one of the leading platforms aiding in the development and promotion of music talents across the country and beyond. With the world’s attention on the new African sound, we hope to position the Music Music platform to help musicians ...
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New season of TV3’s Music Music airs on 1st May!

Ghana Web 29 Apr 2021
The General Manager of MG Television, Francis Doku said “for the last two decades, Music Music remains one of the leading platforms aiding in the development and promotion of music talents across the country and beyond. With the world’s attention on the new African sound, we hope ...
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PiggyVest, uduX partner to develop PopRev for fans’ artists investment

Business Day Online 18 Apr 2021
Industry wide, PopRev will provide access to untapped potential of musical talent in the African diaspora ... of the music they have invested in ... “This is a music business solution that builds equity for African artists and it will be very attractive to our investors.
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DJ Sly releases album featuring Wendy Shay, Fameye, Ice Prince, Eddy Kenzo, others

Ghana Web 17 Apr 2021
... and FRD, Nigerian stars; Ice Prince, Airboy, Jay Bagz, DNA, ilblackibeat and Dicey, French rapper and vocalist Cheezy, Abouh Mala and East African music sensation, Eddy Kenzo.
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Business-seeking singer Akon draws political fire in Uganda

North Shore News 13 Apr 2021
KAMPALA, UgandaThe American rap artist and singer Akon is drawing criticism from rights activists over his meetings with Uganda's president as he pursues the development of a futuristic city in the East African country ... Akon’s Uganda plans include a music festival to promote local talent.
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Business-seeking singer Akon attracts political criticism in Uganda

Belfast Telegraph 13 Apr 2021
American rap artist and singer Akon has attracted criticism from rights activists over his meetings with Uganda’s president as he pursues the development of a futuristic city in the East African country ... Akon’s Uganda plans include a music festival to promote local talent.
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Amakuvuki tops US iTunes

Mmegi Online 09 Apr 2021
The lads’ dance album with South African music giant Master KG made number 96 amongst other talented dancers across the globe.  They made history topping US dance albums charts joining a few other African artists Master KG, Skrillex and Calvin Harris ...  He said the music platform aided them to top the platform.
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Here are the top 11 Nigerian artists to emerge from talent shows

Ghana Web 01 Apr 2021
If MTV held the African Music Awards in any year between 2012 and 2013, Iyanya would have definitely won some of the biggest awards ... She won Next Rated at the Headies in 2005 and has gone on to get nominated for Best Female at the MTV African Music Award.
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Spotify’s African Heat Campaign celebrates continent’s dance music culture

B & FT Online 22 Mar 2021
Highlighting the diversity of African talent, the playlist is an explosion of Afro-centric sounds, carving out a space for African creators to showcase their music to a global audience. Centered on the key role that the Afro-dance community has played in spreading African pop ...
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Universal Music Group and Boomplay expand licence to cover 47 countries

Telecom Paper 18 Mar 2021
African music streaming and download platform Boomplay and ...
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Fuse ODG featured on Spotify Billboard in New York

Ghana Web 18 Mar 2021
The campaign will also highlight “the diversity of African talent, the playlist is an explosion of Afro-centric sounds, carving out a space for African creators to showcase their music to a global audience.” ... And there was a moment, where Africans were uniting through this one ...
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