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African Fan's Favourite

The Song after the Fan’s Heart


The whole of Africa unites to decide which music artist within the second largest continent in the world has their heart, in the African Fan’s Favorite category of the AFRIMA 2017 awards. The nominated artists in the African Fan’s Favorite category are DARASSA From Tanzania we have the easy to love Hip-hop artist Darassa featuring Ben Pol with “Muziki.” Each…

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African Fans Favourite

Who is AFRICAN FANS’ FAVORITE?


The whole of Africa unites to decide which music artist has won their hearts in the African Fan’s Favorite category of the AFRIMA 2017. The contenders for the hearts of the African people are; the easy to love Darassa from Tanzania who lays accurate flows to the Afro tune featuring Ben Pol “Muziki;” the gentle afro soul singer, Donald from…

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AFROBEAT’S NEWBORN PRODIGY

AFROBEAT’S PRODIGY


Olawale Ashimi better known as Brymo, is an Afro beat singer with something to say. Drawing inspiration from an unending source, this Afro beat prodigy within a few years into the industry (2007- 2015) released 5 albums each comprising of hit songs like “Fe Mi,” ARA,” and  “Eko.” The Okokomaiko, Lagos born musician, who was known to have been quite…

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AFRO BEAT’S PIONEER

AFRO BEAT’S PIONEER


The Afrobeat Pioneer and Legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti began his journey as a musician in 1958, London, where he was supposed to study medicine like his brothers. With the saxophone as his preferred musical instrument, Fela formed the band called “The Lobitos,” never to part from music or its instruments for the rest of his life. In 1967 while in…

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ANGELIQUE KIDJO: AN INFLUENCE IN AFROPOP

ANGELIQUE KIDJO: AN INFLUENCE IN AFROPOP


Angelique kidjo a Beninese singer who began expressing her passion for music at the age of six by performing with her mother’s theater troupe and singing in her school band (Les sphinx), matured to become one of the major influences in Afropop. Having been influenced by the all-time greats like, Fela Kuti, James Brown, Nina Simone, and Carlos Santana, Kidjo left…

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WIZKID: A STARS' GREATNESS

WIZKID: A STARS’ GREATNESS


Ted Atlas (a boxing trainer) once said that “consistency is what defines greatness in any profession.” By this criteria Ayo Balogun a.k.a Wizkid  has proved himself to be one of the greats in the music industry, by consistently creating exceptional songs. The 27 year old Afro pop singer who like most contemporary artists, began his career as a singer in…

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DON JAZZY: EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS

DON JAZZY: EXCEEDING EXPECTATIONS


Michael Collins Ajereh aka Don Jazzy, exceeded the expectations of all in 2011,  when he produced the song “Lift Off” for two of  United States debatable best artists: Jayz and Kanye west. Don Jazzy who began his relationship with music by  playing the bass guitar as a youth to becoming a master in the art of music production, has not always…

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