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Unforgettable Moments from the 2024 BET Awards: Usher, Victoria Monét, and More

The Source 01 Jul 2024
Rap superstar Megan Thee Stallion kicked off the night with high-energy performances of her hits “Boa,” “Hiss,” and “Where Them Girls At.” Returning host Taraji P.

Euro 2024 team guides part 19: Slovakia

Yahoo Daily News 12 Jun 2024
The Slovak rapper, Pil C, is expected to watch his country’s games closely as he is a friend of Duda, and also rapped about Robert Vittek’s famous four goals at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, Slovakia’s first appearance at a major tournament.

With son's murder and possible parole for his killer, Cape mother trusts in forgiveness

Cape Cod Times 30 May 2024
He went on a mission to Africa, wrote Christian rap, even tried to convince his friends that there was a better way to live if they made God a central part of their lives.

Ghanaians party big time with Medikal at London O2 concert

Business Ghana 07 May 2024
Top billing at the O2's Indigo venue on Friday night went to Medikal - real name Samuel Adu Frimpong - one of the leading lights on Africa's rap scene. The fans, many of them Ghanaians, were thrilled to see the cream of Ghana's talent ... .

Egypt’s women rappers fight for a place in rising scene

Mail Guardian South Africa 11 Apr 2024
“The impact of rap can be seen in our charts, our wrapped data and in all key cultural events,” said Mark Abou Jaoude, Spotify’s Head of Music for the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia.

Egypt's women rappers fight for place in rising scene

Raw Story 10 Apr 2024
"The impact of rap can be seen in our charts, our wrapped data and in all key cultural events," said Mark Abou Jaoude, Spotify's Head of Music for the Middle East, North Africa, and South Asia.

TOTO plays classic favorites in Beaver Creek Tuesday

Vail Daily 09 Apr 2024
“‘Africa’ had so many different lives — as a Weezer cover, in TV and movies and as rap songs — that it has consistently been in the consciousness, and it holds up after all these years,” he said.

‘The spirits of my ancestors empower me’: jazz great Idris Ackamoor on Afrofuturism, activism and André 3000

The Observer 09 Apr 2024
The album reaches back five decades to the techniques he learned on a formative tour of Africa in 1973 ... Our partnership, which really started in Africa, has been through a lot of up and downs.

The Big Hash's 'Heartbreak Hotel' album soars to success after overcoming setbacks

Independent online (SA) 05 Apr 2024
In March, The Big Hash was the featured artist for Rap Life Africa, something he had been striving for since he shared a cover with the late Riky Rick for their collaboration 'Dark Horse' ... Rap Life is ...

Our Sweetheart of the Rodeo

New York Magazine 02 Apr 2024
Country is to Cowboy Carter what Afrobeat and baile funk were to 2011’s 4; what dancehall and rock were to Lemonade; what triplet raps were to the Jay-Z collab Everything Is Love; what the entire continent of Africa was to The Lion King.

Turbo Lung Cancer in Under 40 Year Olds

GlobalResearch 02 Apr 2024
To receive Global Research’s Daily Newsletter (selected articles), click here ... Global Research Fundraising ... *** ... Nov. 1, 2022.   ... Nov ... 20, 2023 – Pretoria, South Africa – 24 year old Angie Oeh, Afrikaans rap sensation died suddenly on Aug ... .

Idris Elba on building a film school in Sierra Leone: 'We need tell our own story'

The National 04 Mar 2024
He estimates Africa's creative industry could be worth up to $20 billion, while there are only 4,000 cinemas functioning in the continent that is home to 1.4 billion people ... London to Africa.

Feds charge Minnesota man who they say trained with ISIS and threatened violence against New York

San Francisco Chronicle 16 Feb 2024
... in his native Somalia and rapped about flying to “shoot New York up.” Abdi was arrested in East Africa and appeared Friday in U.S.

Music from Africa Rising on Global Charts, with Help from TikTok

Voa News 04 Feb 2024
Afrobeats originated in West Africa, primarily Ghana and Nigeria, though the term is often used as a catch-all for various music styles coming from Africa. It features percussion rhythms mixed with various genres from rap to jazz, R&B and others.