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African music of today is varied in style, but each of these musicians exudes sheer quality.

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Yemi Alade is a Nigerian Afropop musician and actress. She began entering singing and dancing competitions early on in her life. Yemi studied Geography at the University of Lagos. After completing ...

Domain: Music; Category: Musicians & artists Collected Term

Simphiwe Dana is a South African Afro-soul musician. Often compared with the famous Miriam Makeba, Simphiwe combines gospel, traditional, jazz, and soul influences in her music. She made her debut ...

Domain: Music; Category: Musicians & artists Collected Term

Iyanya is a Nigerian Afropop musician. His passion is for singing; he studied at the University of Calabar after which he made a living singing karaoke at local bars. His big break came when he won ...

Domain: Music; Category: Musicians & artists Collected Term

Avril is a Kenyan singer. Born Judith Nyambura Mwangi, she began performing at a very young age. At Lion’s Primary School in Nakuru, she was active in the Drama Club. Her family later moved to ...

Domain: Music; Category: Musicians & artists Collected Term

Diamond Platnumz, born Nasibu Abdul Juma, is a Tanzanian bongo artist. Diamond began pursuing his interest in music while he was attending school, performing at local talent shows. He is an only ...

Domain: Music; Category: Musicians & artists Collected Term

Peter and Paul Okoye, also known by listeners all over Africa as P-square, are a famous R&B duo. Hailing from Nigeria, the twin brothers began their music career in their secondary school’s drama ...

Domain: Music; Category: Musicians & artists Collected Term

Mafikizolo is a South African Afropop band. Nhlanhla Nciza is the female lead singer and Theo Kgosinkwe is the male artist. The pair met at talent competitions in Western Johannesburg and decided to ...

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