In this absolutely groovy hit by Ghana-based Nigerian Afrobeat singer-songwriter Montaru, titled ‘Jo’, he simply takes listeners to the the dance floor. There are certain languages that just gel ever so beautifully with dance music. You could name a few but I can bet you can’t make any list without Yoruba. Stream/listen to ‘Jo’ here.
Seun, one of the sons of Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo-Kuti, has announced the revival of his father’s political party, the Movement of the People. He disclosed this while addressing journalists on Tuesday at the Kalakuta Museum in Ikeja, Lagos. He said the party was re-established as part of his drive to call for better governance... Continue Reading →
Burna Boy has shared a new single. Over a slow-burning Afrobeat rhythm, the deeply emotive 20:10:20 addresses the recent, harrowing Lekki massacre in Nigeria, where peaceful #EndSARS protestors were shot at by the military and police. The singer and rapper explained: "The proceeds of this song will be used to support families of victims and people suffering affliction as a... Continue Reading →
Afrobeat musician, Femi Anikulapo Kuti, on Thursday appeared at the #EndSARS protest in the Alausa area of Lagos and encouraged protesters attacked by hoodlums to press on. Hoodlums had earlier on Thursday stormed the Lagos State Secretariat in Alausa and attacked the protesters. They arrived at the secretariat in BRT buses and chased the protesters away... Continue Reading →