Author Archives : Olusola Adeyefa

Nde Ndifonka 5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 | All Africa Music

Africa Music Business Summit

Leveraging the various opportunities available to African music stakeholders in a global Village will be the core discussion at the upcoming 2018 AFRICA MUSIC BUSINESS SUBMIT at the 5th AFRIMA – Ghana 2018 holding at Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast, Accra, from 8.30am to 4.30pm on Thursday November 22, 2018. The annual AFRICA MUSIC BUSINESS SUMMIT at the AFRIMA is a…

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Maître Gims | 5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 | All Africa Music

Maître Gims

Gandhi Djuna, better known by his stage name Maître Gims, is a Congolese-born French rapper and singer has been nominated for seven categories at the 2018 All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA). Maître is from a musical family; his father is Djanana Djuna, a vocalist of Papa Wemba’s band. He grew up in France and currently lives there. Maître Gims created…

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Lartiste | 5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 | All Africa Music


Youssef Akdim is better known as Lartiste (“L’artiste” – “The artist” in English) as stage name he adopted at the age of 16. He is a Moroccan rapper and singer who enjoys a career in France. Lartiste released “Évasion“, his first maxi solo in 2006 and joined the collective French Cut releasing a mixtape Rap 1.9 in 2010. Going solo,…

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Diamond Platnumz | 5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 | All Africa Music Awards

Diamond Platnumz

Multi-award winner, Naseeb Abdul Juma, popularly known by his stage name Diamond Platnumz, is a Tanzanian bongo flava recording artist and dancer. He has had several hit songs including “Number One” which he featured Nigerian artist Davido. In the last few years, Diamond has won numerous awards at the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA). Diamond is considered influential among his…

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Bombino | 5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 | All Africa Music Awards


Omara “Bombino” Moctar is a Nigerien singer-songwriter and guitarist. His music is sung in Tamasheq and often address geopolitical concerns in Tuareg. Bombino was raised as a Muslim and taught to consider honor, dignity and generosity as principal tenets of life. Bombino’s first internationally released album, Agadez, was produced by Ron Wyman and released in April 2011 on Cumbancha Records. He…

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Betty G | 5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 | All Africa Music Awards

Betty G

Betty G was born as Bruktwait Getahun in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. With a thriving music career, she has become one of the biggest artiste to reckon with on the African continent. Her recent album ‘Wegegta’ has earned her multiple nominations at the All Africa Music Awards #5thAFRIMA-Ghana 2018. She has been nominated for the following categories; Artiste of the Year,…

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Simi | 5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 | All Africa Music Awards


Simisola Bolatito Ogunleye professionally known and referred to as Simi, she is a song writer and a singer. After she released a song titled “Tiff” in 2014, the song got her nominated for two categories at “The Headies” 2015 which got her mainstream recognition and also brought her career into spotlight. Simisola’s song “Complete Me” is a touching song that…

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Shekhinah Donell | 5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 | All Africa Music Awards

Shekhinah Donell

Shekhinah Thandi Donell is singer and song writer from Durban South Africa. She was among the top 32 of M-net’s season 7 of SA Idols in 2011 and among the top 6 of season 8 of SA Idols in 2012. Her song “Different” (Ft. Mariechan) got her a nomination in the Songwriter of the Year category of the 5th AFRIMA-Ghana…

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Nandy 5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 | All Africa Music Awards


Nandy is a Tanzanian song writer and a very talented singer. She won the All Africa Music Awards in the best female artiste in East Africa category in 2017. And this year, Nandy has proven herself worthy, and nominated for the #5thAFRIMA-Ghana 2018 SongWriter of the Year with the song titled “Kivuruge”. She is one of the fastest rising female…

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Cobhams-Asuquo 5th AFRIMA Ghana 2018 | All Africa Music Awards

Cobhams Asuquo

Cobhams Asuquo is a Nigerian musician, producer and songwriter. In 2005, Asuquo was signed on with sony ATV London as a song writer. He is popularly known for his inspirational song “Fire on the Mountain” which magnificent waves. He has been an inspiration to everyone around him and a pride to Africa. Cobhams Asuquo was nominated at the #5thAFRIMA-Ghana 2018…

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Becca Africa | All Africa Music Awards AFRIMA


Becca is a Ghanaian Singer, Humanitarian, and Entrepreneur, born as Rebecca Akosua Acheampomaa Acheampong in August 15, 1984. Her debut album, Sugar, released in 2007, contains 12 songs and was recorded in English and Twi. Sugar was launched in South Africa alongside Hugh Masekela’s Live at the Market Theatre album. Becca’s second album, Time 4 Me, was released in 2013.…

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Ahmed Soultan - AFRIMA

Ahmed Soultan

Ahmed Soultan (أحمد سلطان; born June 17, 1978) is a Moroccan singer artist, and one of the figureheads of the “Nayda”, the new Moroccan scene. He is the renowned precursor of a new style called the Afrobian Soul (Afro-Arabian Soul). His albums include ‘Music Has No Boundaries’ (2004), ‘Tolerance’ (2005) and ‘Code’ (2009). Singing in four languages (Amazigh, Arabic, English…

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Emtee, Best Male Artist in Southern Africa

Emtee: Best Male Artist in Southern Africa

Born Mthembeni Ndevu, (September 15, 1992) also known as Emtee The Hustler is an indigene of Matatiele, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. He is a Rapper, Record producer, and best known for his debut hit single, “Roll Up”. Wizkid and South African rapper AKA featured on the official re-release of his single, which eMTee called “Roll Up Re-Up”. He performed on…

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AFRIMA Entry Submission Opens for Africa Day Commemoration | AFRIMA

AFRIMA Entry Submission Opens for Africa Day Commemoration

Following the recent unveiling of calendar of activities for the 2018 edition of the All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) in Accra, Ghana, which included a courtesy visit to the President of Ghana, H.E. Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo by officials of African Union, International Committee of AFRIMA and African music stars, entry submissions for the annual continental music awards opens today,…

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