Afrobeat rising star CKay pens global deal with Warner Music

Chukwuka Ekweani, known publicly as CKay, is the rising star in the ever-burgeoning Afrobeats scene. A multi-talented artist, whether behind the boards as a producer or in front of the mic performing his self-penned songs, it is CKay’s single-minded vision that shines through.  His connection to music began at the early age of 7, when…

Full list of AFRIMMA 2020 winners

When the organizing body for AFRIMMA announced the theme of the 7th edition as Destination Africa, not many realized this was about to be the journey of a lifetime. History was made as the first African music awards to be held virtually aired on AFRIMMA YouTube page. It was a fun experience, a musical journey…

Warner Music signs licensing deal with Audiomack Africa

Warner Music Group has announced a new licensing agreement with artist-first music streaming platform Audiomack. This makes the record company’s diverse catalogue available on the service across Africa, Canada, and Jamaica for the first time. Audiomack, which boasts more than 16 million monthly active users, will also provide support for WMG’s A&R research activities across…

Davido unveils cover art, tracklist for forthcoming album A Better Time

Following the announcement of the debut of his son’s face for the first time, Nigerian award-winning singer, Davido makes true that promise with the use of his son as the official cover art for his forthcoming album A Better Time. The unveiling of Ifeanyi, release of album cover art and tracklist was done on social…

Ruggedman launches ‘What’s Happening With Ruggeman’ podcast

Nigerian veteran rapper, Michael Ugochukwu Stephens, professionally known as Ruggedman has launched a podcast titled What’s Happening With Ruggedman (WHWR) podcast on the 30th of October 2020. According to the podcast host, Ruggedman expressed that his podcast would address everyday life issues. In his words: “We will talk about entertainment, domestic violence, rape, we will…

There is racism everywhere – UK’s Silvastone voices out

A bubbly professional conversation as Africa’s radio frontliner Ife Ajagbe investigates the colorful origins and workings of Silvastone – a mixed African recording artiste thriving in the UK, whilst topping US charts. Music enigma Silvastone joins Ife Ajagbe to evaluate topical interests associated with growth, alongside a self styled culture that affirms the need to…