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[27 Jul 2005 | No Comment | ]

Reborn Radio is taking African Hip Hop and R&B to a new height. So if you have an avid interest, love, and passion for African entertainment and/or being wondering when African are ever going to launch a radio station that play real hot African hip hop and R&B music then Reborn Radio is the place to be. Reborn Radio is a community radio station for the Pan African Diaspora community. The station will be launched next month and will serve as the most comprehensive African Entertainment station in the World providing the best music, news, interviews, and reviews on everything from African Hip Hop, R&B and Competition for artists. Still want to know more then check out the site www.rebornradio.com.

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[29 Jun 2005 | No Comment | ]

Fuji music is the fast paced sound blazing in the streets of Lagos, capturing the joy, the pain and the energy of the world‘s fastest growing mega polis. Heavy Yoruba drumming, arabesque instrumentation and soaring multipitched vocals blending into a sound that commands attention and forces to dance along. From the homelands of the African nations to the Arab culture to the West and the rest of the world – Fuji is the exiting synthesis of all that mixing, fertilizing and developing happening in Africa at the moment…

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[6 Apr 2005 | No Comment | ]

Grammy Award-winning US rap star Ludacris is to headline at MTV base 100th LIVE! in Abuja, Nigeria. Sponsored by Nokia, MTV base 100th LIVE! is an exclusive concert to celebrate the launch of MTV base, MTV’s first pan-African music channel and MTV Networks’ 100th channel worldwide. Talented artists, 2-FACE Idibia, ASA, JJC & 419 Squad, and DJ Jacob will also perform at the concert place on 15 April 2005 at The Congress Hall, Nicon Hilton, Abuja, playing to an audience of up to 2,000 fans. Highlights from MTV base 100th LIVE! will subsequently broadcast on MTV channels around the world beginning on 20 May 2005.

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[22 Mar 2005 | No Comment | ]

The long awaited debut E.P of U.S based Nigerian lyrical maestro Fishe is finally out. This highly acclaimed release is on the verge of setting a whole new standard to hip hop from the motherland and set to bridge the gap between Afro-pop and mainstream hip hop. To listen to clips from the Ep and/or purchase the CD visit the music page of the Fishe official website . To view a sample of the album cover click http://fishe.us/fishepress.html

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[8 Mar 2005 | No Comment | ]

Nigerian-born, London-based JJC, frontman of Afropean hip-hop outfit JJC & 419 Squad and producer to UK R’n’B stars Jamelia, Liberty X, Big Brovaz and Lemar, looks at the rise and rise of African hip-hop in a new four-part documentary, The Music Feature: Afropop from Monday, 7 March on the BBC World Service (if you missed the first part you can listen to it again with BBC Radio Player online).

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[7 Mar 2005 | No Comment | ]

Three African divas, Rachel Magoola, Paulina Oduro and Ayinke Martins, join forces with South African trumpeter Claude Deppa and his 7-piece band for this unique project. Each singer writes lyrics in her own language to music on Claude Deppa’s CD “Toi Toi” (Jika Records). Together they present an African musical project that embraces their many shared cultural history.

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[26 Feb 2005 | No Comment | ]

‘Africa On Your Street’ is a BBC Radio 3 Interactive website where you can find out about the African music scene in the UK and beyond. A number of on-line hosts offer tips on gigs, clips of their favourite CDs, news and gossip. One of these hosts is London-based Nigerian artist/ producer JJC…

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[22 Jan 2005 | No Comment | ]

Nigerian born lyrical genius “Fishe” has just returned from New York City where he was in the lab working on his upcoming E.P titled “Moment of Truth” due for release in March…

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[22 Jan 2005 | No Comment | ]

Sola aka Weird Mc is a Performing/Recording Artist, Lyricist, Producer and Composer whose sound is a Hybrid of HipHop/Afrobeat/Club Essence plus anything undefined. Her main influences are Fela Kuti, Missy Elliott, Jimi Hendrix, Angelique Kidjo, Lauryn hill, Tina Turner, Dr Dre, The Neptunes and Lagbaja…

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[19 Nov 2004 | No Comment | ]

JJC & 419 Squad have been nominated in the ‘Best African Group’ category at Africa’s famous KORA AWARDS, the only awards ceremony that recognises and celebrates musical excellence amongst artists from the continent and the African diaspora…

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[25 Oct 2004 | No Comment | ]

Nigerian four-piece JJC & 419 Squad like to ‘keep it real’ by fusing African rhythms, hip-hop and salsa, as well as mixing their native Yoruba language with English.

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[25 Oct 2004 | No Comment | ]

Kween was born Queen Chinyere Onokala in Enugu State, Nigeria. Her musical career started taking off in Nigeria in 2001 when she released a single called ‘Oluronbi’ which featured Nigerian Fuji star Pasuma Alabi Wonder.

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[25 Oct 2004 | No Comment | ]

Twenty-four year old D’banj is a London-based Nigerian singer and songwriter, as well as a harmonica master and a charismatic stage performer with boundless energy…

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[28 Jul 2004 | No Comment | ]

Ruggedman, (real name Michael Ugochukwu Stephens) was born on the 20th of September in Ebem Ohafia, Abia State in Nigeria. He is a graduate of Political Science at the Lagos State University. He started loving rap music from around 1989 and put his first cd out in 1999…

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[28 Jul 2004 | No Comment | ]

Check out the new video ‘Take A Deep Breath‘ from Ca$hino representing Nigeria (NDT ‘Nigerian Dream Team’) & watch out for a collabo track with PMD from the legendary EPMD. For more info go to www.cashino4ever.com.