Kenya, where petty scandals turn socialites into millionaires

Via Sichwa News I love the way celebrities in this country thrive in petty scandals and controversies which are sometimes well planned with the goal of attaining more fame, more likes and followers in their social media pages. These later translate into millions of shillings they’ll earn through marketing and expensive endorsement deals. This differs […]

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Diamond Platinumz ventures in Tanzania’s Transport industry

Diamond platinum, one of the richest music artists in Africa hasn’t paused the progress button in his investment portfolio yet, the flamboyant musician has now ventured in transport sector in Tanzania. The singer has other shares in real estate, hospitality and media business. Planinumz mother, ‘Mama Dangote’, took to Instagram to share photos of the […]

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What is the revenue potential of Africa’s Music Industry?

According to 2020 report by International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) 7.4% was the growth of music recorded globally marking the sixth consecutive year of growth. Music in that year generated an income of $20.6 billion which was majorly driven by streaming. The African Region has in the past had limited interest as a […]

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List of best Dressed Nigerian Musicians in 2021 according to AFROKONNECT

D’banj Phyno View this post on Instagram A post shared by 🐐 (@phynofino) Tekno View this post on Instagram A post shared by teknoofficial🔵 (@tecknofficail) Patoranking Timaya View this post on Instagram A post shared by PAPICHULO (@timayatimaya) Skiibii Mayana View this post on Instagram A post shared by SKIIBII MAYANA (@skiibii) Ice Prince Zamani […]

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Full list of 2021 Grammy Award Winners

Best Progressive R&B Album, WINNER: Thundercat – It Is What It Is Best R&B Song,  INNER: Robert Glasper Featuring H.E.R. & Meshell Ndegeocello – Better Than I Imagine Best Pop Duo/Group Performance – Lady Gaga with Ariana Best R&B Album, WINNER: John Legend – Bigger Love Best Traditional R&B Performance, WINNER: Ledisi – Anything for […]

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Nigeria’s Burna Boy, Wizkid among 2021 Grammy Award winners

It’s joy for Nigerian Music industry as wizkid and Burna Boy on their first-ever Granny Awards. Burna Boy took the Grammy Award for the Best World Music Album. In this category of award, the Nigerian did better than and British-Indian sitar player Anoushka Shankar, Tuareg desert rock group Tinariwen, Brazilian-American Bebel Gilberto and NYC afrobeat […]

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Christian Longomba dies in Los Angeles

Christian Longomba, one of Longomba brothers in dead. Christian died on Saturday March 13 in Los Angeles Hospital in USA. The late Christian who completed Longomba band had been diagnosed with brain tumor back in 2015 and went through two surgeries since then and  six weeks of radiation therapy to completely remove the tumor. He […]

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