For 20 years Patience Dabany was the First Lady of Gabon, then in 1986 she divorced her husband, moved to the US and launched a music career. After hobnobbing with the likes of Quincy Jones and James Brown, she returned to Gabon and took their music industry by storm. When she is not commanding the stage she spends time with her son, Ali Ben who is the President of Gabon.
Ace music producer and uber talented ‘African kid’, Selasi Duse is the sound genius behind many of your favourite artistes (Akon, Keysha Cole, Trey Songz etc). But, he has turnt up the heat on his new album Shades of Grey. The single “Ups and downs – Tie masem” is a fusion of contemporary African beats grounded in hip hop. The album is available on iTunes, get yours now! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sjibqfeJOXQ&feature=share
Tunisian music has been shaped by the sultry voice of songbird Nabiha Karaouli. Born in Gafsa located in the south of Tunisia, for the past thirty years, Nabiha has sang about cultural beauty of her country. All her has six albums have been enthusiastically received at home and abroad.
Joe Praize is a gospel singer from Nigeria. He is relatively new on the scene but he has already gathered a loyal following for his unique way of ministering through music. This collaboration with the Soweto Gospel choir will rouse every emotion in you and lead you to praise and worship God for all you have
Nigeria’s famous twins Peter and Paul Okoye ignite Hiplife in this collaboration with Rick Ross. Enjoy Beautiful P-square ft Rick Ross.
They call him ‘Brymo’ but Ibrahim Ashimi Olawale is the artiste behind hits like Oleku, Good morning and the eclectic crowd-pleaser Ara. In the local Yoruba language, Ara means wonders and it just catapulted Brymo to limelight. The hit is off the highly acclaimed sophomore album Son of a carpenter. Kudos to Chocolate city for scooping such talent to their label.
Indie group Fun, collaborates with Janelle Monae to create this soaring sound
Sultry Ghanaian singer Becca has found her niche in creating R&B music with a smooth African edge.
They are an Afro pop duo who have become the most recognizable face of Hip-life. This fab song Naija baby speaks to the cordial relationship between Ghana and Nigeria