- The Ultimate Winner: Black Sherif Claims VGMA 2023 Artiste of The Year! via OkayAfrica
- Victoria's Secret Recruits Up-and-Coming Director Korty and African Artists for World Tour via BellaNaija
- Davido Unveils Enchanting Netflix Series Inspired by His Life Story via OkayAfrica
- Afrobeats Sensation Libianca Hits the Hot 100 with Breakthrough Track 'People' via Billboard
- Beats by the People: The Resounding Rise of Sound System Culture in Accra via OkayAfrica
- Get Access to Exclusive Content: DJ Tira Launches "DJ Tira World" for Fans via Timeslive
- Durham Chef Zweli Williams on Educating People About the Flavours of African Cuisine via CarolinaEater
Now, on to the real peel...
The Ultimate Winner: Black Sherif Claims VGMA 2023 Artiste of The Year!
Black Sherif won the Artist of the Year award at the 2023 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards, recognising his unique sound and captivating storytelling. His mix of Ghanaian highlife music and hip-hop beats has made him one of Ghana's most exciting new acts. Upon receiving the award, Black Sherif expressed his gratitude to his fans and the VGMA organisers, highlighting his pride in representing Ghana.
Victoria's Secret Recruits Up-and-Coming Director Korty and African Artists for World Tour
Victoria's Secret is making a comeback with a World Tour event featuring Korty and other innovative creatives from around the world, including the VS20 House of Lagos. The event includes a global fashion show, film, and celebration that leads audiences through the behind-the-scenes artistic process and personal narratives of the VS20. It marks the brand's mega inclusivity-focused rebrand after a 5-year hiatus.
Davido Unveils Enchanting Netflix Series Inspired by His Life Story
Davido has revealed that a documentary series called "David" about his life will be released on Netflix in December. His 17-track album, "Timeless," broke records on Apple Music for the most first-day streams for an African album. The Netflix series is expected to be a welcome and exciting gift for his fans this Christmas.
Afrobeats Sensation Libianca Hits the Hot 100 with Breakthrough Track 'People'
Libianca has made her debut on the Billboard Hot 100 with her breakthrough single "People". It has gained 5.9 million U.S. streams, 2.7 million radio airplay impressions, and 1,000 downloads in the April 28-May 4 tracking week. It has also surged into the top 40 of both Billboard's global charts and has been used in over 1.6 million clips on TikTok.
Beats by the People: The Resounding Rise of Sound System Culture in Accra
iMullar Sound System is a creative agency founded by Maxwell Adjavon in Ghana, which has become the most prominent player in the country's growing sound system culture. Adjavon invested in his passion for quality music and acquired top-of-the-line equipment to take Ghana's party scene to the next level. His parties are celebrations of diversity through Afrobeats parties.
Get Access to Exclusive Content: DJ Tira Launches "DJ Tira World" for Fans
DJ Tira, a popular South African DJ and Afrotainment boss, has launched an exclusive content portal called "DJ Tira World" for Vodacom customers. The app offers behind-the-scenes performances, family updates, gig guides, and more for R3 a day. This follows in the footsteps of Bonang Matheba, who launched her app "Bonang Matheba's World" in 2021.
Durham Chef Zweli Williams on educating people about the flavours of African cuisine
Chef Zweli Williams, the founder of Zwelis Kitchen, is bringing authentic African food to the American Tobacco Campus in Durham, North Carolina, with her new restaurant Ekhaya. The restaurant features traditional African dishes with bold flavours, and sleek interiors, and fabric sourced from Zimbabwe. Williams' memories of childhood are recreated in Ekhaya, which translates to "at home" in Bantu.
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