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Fatoumata Diawara thrills Seattle fans In "Fatou" Concert

Fatou is one star who truly reaches out to her fans.

Malian singer Fatoumata Diawara’s opening night concert held last night at the Dimitiriou’s Jazz Alley in Seattle showed the packed house why she is one of the biggest names in Africa’s music fraternity. 90 more words

Africa

Freshlyground Delights Nairobi Fans At the Koroga Festival

CAPITAL – Freshlyground delighted fans in Nairobi, Kenya as the city played host to the inaugural The Koroga Festival. The bi-monthly music and arts event was also a homecoming for Kenyan soul artists Dela and Neema. 97 more words

Africa

Ladysmith Black Mambazo To Be Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

The 20th annual SA Music Awards will honour Ladysmith Black Mambazo and Phuzekhemisi with lifetime achievement awards, it was announced.

Both were hailed for their efforts to “raise the global profile of isicathamiya and maskandi”. 138 more words

Africa