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"Y'all are not even rappers, broke boys" - Wizkid goes harder on rap being dead ...

TheNewsHOOK 03 Dec 2022
"Y'all are not even rappers, broke boys" - Wizkid goes harder on rap being dead as he names the best 3 rappers in Africa ....

Today in Entertainment History: "Thriller" was released

Citrus County Chronicle 30 Nov 2022
On Nov. 30, 1965, the state of Colorado declared “Rolling Stones Day,” in honor of the Stones concert in Denver. In 1969, Simon and Garfunkel’s first TV special was broadcast in the U.S. In 1974, singers-songwriters Nickolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson were married ... In 1988, LL Cool J performed the first rap concert in Africa, in Cote d’Ivoire ... .

How Elon Musk went from a celebrity darling to villain since taking over Twitter

Independent online (SA) 11 Nov 2022
Picture. Reuters/Danny Moloshok. Musk has gone from a media darling to a villain in next to no time ... What’s more, tons of popular rap songs make mention of and use the maverick entrepreneur’s successful business exploits as punchlines ... Even South Africa’s very own rap star Da LES has a summer anthem with Focalistic titled “Elon Musk” ... Bye.”.

'African Founders' provides extensive research on Black influence on US ideals

The Mercury 29 Oct 2022
He also examines where in Africa and the West Indies the enslaved people came from ... Their great emphasis on music led them to develop new instruments and styles of singing, ultimately contributing to numerous popular American music forms (e.g., spirituals, blues, jazz, gospel, bluegrass, rock, hip-hop, rap).

Dboi Releases New Song, Aims to Applaud the Hip Hop Genre

This Day 28 Oct 2022
With the continuous rise of afro-pop and Amapiano in Africa it would seem like an almost impossible thing to do, but the rap sensation in ... Following a string of sensational releases in the last few months, the rap star Dboi is making a statement that can be heard all across Africa.

South Africa: What Is Cultural Appropriation and Why Is It So Harmful?

All Africa 10 Oct 2022
It's accused of copying the lyrics and styles of Cape Town artists rapping in South Africa's Kaaps ...

Steve Lehman & Sélébéyone: Xaybu: The Unseen

All About Jazz 28 Sep 2022
" data-original-title="" title="">Maciek Lasserre heads up his own jazz/rap ensemble, MCK Project, which features Bandimic on vocals ... Bandimic raps in Wolof, the primary language of much of Western Africa. A blend of French and Arabic, it creates an interesting contrast with the English language rap of Hprizm ... rap vocals.

Shadow of Lesotho's 'famo' music wars hangs over Soweto massacre

Urdu Point 11 Sep 2022
More than 15 percent of mountainous Lesotho's 2.2 million people live in South Africa ... - 'Endless revenge' - "It went out of control", famo singer Morena Leraba, told AFP about deadly rivalries, comparing the violence to the gang wars that marked the history of American rap in the 1990s.

England seamers find swing to reduce South Africa to 146 for seven at tea

Belfast Telegraph 11 Sep 2022
England’s seamers capitalised on some lavish movement to reclaim the initiative on a seesaw penultimate day of the third Test against South Africa captain at the Kia Oval ... The South Africa batter did not seem to offer a shot as he was rapped on the pad although the third umpire felt he did when Zondo reviewed.

England ‘frustrated’ to be held up by bad light, says Stuart Broad

The Observer 11 Sep 2022
Zak Crawley guides England to verge of series win against South Africa ... The dismissal that took him to that landmark was that of Dean Elgar, who walked after being rapped on the pads by a delivery that HawkEye proved to be missing leg stump – though the South Africa captain was not alone in being certain it was on target.

Coke Studio Africa revamps Sethi’s ‘Pasoori’ with Nigerian Afrobeats and Egyptian rap

The Wire Network 19 Aug 2022
Coke Studio Africa dropped the single on Thursday on YouTube ... Apart from the addition of a distinctive African touch to the already catchy beat of the Punjabi track, Coke Studio Africa has also blended Egyptian rap elements in between the song.

Kwaito giant Tokollo ‘Magesh’ Tshabalala’s death rocks SA

Independent online (SA) 16 Aug 2022
TKZee were the poster boys of cool in the 1990s as they pioneered a sound unique in the process of rewriting South Africa’s music history books by becoming the biggest selling kwaito group ... The National Arts Council of South Africa said Tshabalala was known for his lyrical song-writing abilities as well as his rhythmic rap style.

Rapper Rouge is focused on uplifting young artists

Independent online (SA) 16 Jun 2022
Rouge, whose real name is Barbara-Jessica Deko Wedi, entered the rap scene when she was 19. A decade later, she’s a multiple award-winner signed with one of the best labels in the business, Warner Music South Africa (WMSA). Her journey started when her friend convinced her that she had a voice for rap.

Denny's Makes Summer Delicious with the Release of its Newest Social Stars Influenced Menu

Longview News-Journal 16 Jun 2022
America's Diner Collaborates with TikTok Stars on Limited Time Sweet and Savory Meals ... To sweeten up summer, Denny's collaborated with Dmitri Robinson (@.Meech) and Kelz Wright (@kelz) on the newest addition to Denny's pancake lineup ... Denny's partnered with The Rapping Chef (@_MRPYREX) and Grace Africa (@Grace_Africa) on the Brisket-It-All Melt ... ....

Nigeria: Boomplay Unveils Rap Cypher Challenge '#Passthemic'

All Africa 23 May 2022
Boomplay, the No #1 music streaming service in Africa, has announced the debut of its first-ever rap cypher challenge tagged #PassTheMic,aimed at spotlighting underground rap talents across the country, ....

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