On Friday, 11th January 2019, at Holiday Inn Hotel (Accra), the organizers of the AGAFEST announced the nominees for its maiden edition. The festival, which has four participants Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya and South Africa, will take place on 8th March of this year at the Fantasy Dome Trade Fair in Accra, Ghana.
Jinja is a term from west African broken English, which means to give excessive energy to a person or situation, especially through dance. This irresistible and catchy record comes with a dance that is sure to get the crowd moving across the globe.
Nigerian soul vocalist Douye' prepares to release sophomore album So Much Love featuring the latest single "Til Morning Comes" So Much Love features multi-platinum and Grammy nominated musicians including producer/songwriter Dapo Torimiro (Frank Ocean, John Legend, Justin Bieber, Jordin Sparks, Chrisette Michele, Toni Braxton), British songwriter Terry Shaddick (Olivia Newton-John, Diana Ross), guitarist Chris Sholar (Beyonce', Jay-Z, Mariah Carey, Kanye West, Ne-Yo, D'Angelo), and jazz keyboardist Philippe Saisse (Chaka Khan, Al Jarreau, Davie Bowie, David Sanborn)
Ms. Tokunbo Kujore of Los Angeles, California was crowned the 2012 Miss Nigeria in America on Saturday, September 1, 2012 adding her to a lineage of Nigerian American women who have served as ambassadors of empowerment for African women in the Diaspora. The following is an exclusive interview with this talented, intellectual and very beautiful lady.
ETHIOPIAN SINGER/RAPPER YONAS MICHAEL PREPARES FOR RELEASE OF BLVCK SWAN . It’s common knowledge that the cornerstone of great art is freedom of expression. An unimpeded autonomy to use any and every medium to flex one’s creative intuition.
KATIA CADET is a multi-faceted singer-songwriter. Born in Haiti and raised in Montreal, Canada, this cultural melting pot embedded a world culture within her from a young age. Exclusive interview with ADUNAGOW Magazine.
CAPE TOWN’S hip hop scene will never be the same again after the British Council South Africa’s new hip hop dance theatre showcase, Mixing It Up. It takes place on 10 and 11 March and is set to revolutionise the way hip hop is perceived in the Mother City.
Acclaimed media personality proves that SA does have talent with the release of his debut solo album. When Port Elizabeth-based TV Host (Strictly Come Dancing), reality TV series judge (SA’s GOT TALENT) and multi-award winning performer and theatrical creator, Ian von Memerty embarks on a new project, he does it big.
AFRICA IS FULL OF GREATNESS. I sometime believe that every African is extremely gifted, especially when it comes to Arts such as music, dancing, paintings, and writing. With so many blessed talents, it is very common that someone great passes us by without being noticed at all. That is one of the reason why ADUNAGOW Magazine exists; it showcases talented Africans living among us all as normal as anyone can be, yet inside they carry with them true raw talents, waiting to be unveiled.
He’s hip-hop’s biggest name, its deadliest lyricist and the genre’s most flourishing touring act; he’s an in demand performer with fan bases across the globe; he’s Lil Wayne and in December he’s bringing his worldwide “I Am Still Music Tour” to South Africa.
The Bosmont Male Group (BMG) will inspire their audience with their four strong male voices on Saturday, 24 September at the Joburg Promusica Theatre. BMG is a Christian vocal music group based in Johannesburg which performs predominantly Christian music, normally in churches or for community-based projects. This performance, however, will offer the opportunity to showcase the Group’s talent to a much broader audience.
WHAT IS LOVE? is the exciting debut album from phenomenally talented Gospel and R&B singer Emem Archibong. Steeped in the classic Soul of legendary artists such as Aretha Franklin and CeCe Winans and influenced by the modern R&B sounds of Alicia Keys, with ‘What is Love?’ Emem looks set to be 2011’s most hotly-tipped Gospel cross-over artist and her mini album heralds the arrival on the British black music scene of a special new talent. Born in Nigeria, Emem grew up in Bradford, England where her remarkably soulful and powerful singing voice was nurtured in her local church’s choir and Gospel music and her strong Christian faith underpin her unique sound. From rousing opener ‘Black and White’ and funky feel-good track ‘Trying to be myself’ to stand out debut single ‘what is Love?’ and deeply personal anthem ‘Not too Late’ the E.P showcases Emem’s truly outstanding vocal talent and ‘Angel,’ ‘Untold Story’ and ‘Trying to be Myself’ also announce Emem as a truly captivating new voice on the British music scene.
Atlanta raised by way of Nigeria, NAIRA is a vocalist of many different genres, hence the creation of urban soul to help define the fusion of her work. Her newest music video for "Fly Hustle Fresh Grind," from the new album Fearless: The Art of Letting Go, is a visual representation of her present thoughts on the operations of the industry she is pursuing a career in.
Born on December 14, 1977 in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo in a large family; Fally is rocked by music from an early age. Having a Catholic education, he began singing in the choir of the Church. As an adolescent, the young Congolese filled with dreams escapes through the musical universe despite the reservations of his parents who prefer to see him on the benches of the school.