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DJ Steve back with a brand new hit ’Tshikiza’

Independent online (SA) 23 Aug 2021
Pretoria - Popular Pretoria DJ, businessman and music producer, DJ Steve, is back with a new hit, Tshikiza, featuring Nokwazi ... The track is already on high rotation on most South African radio stations and featuring on music charts ... DJ Steve was signed under Universal Music and the record label Kalawa Jazmee.
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Q&A Sessions: Felicia Mabuza-Suttle, standing on the shoulders of heroes

Mail Guardian South Africa 18 Aug 2021
When Nelson Mandela made that clarion call to South Africans living abroad to come back home to help build a new democracy in 1991 during his US visit, I felt he was talking to me personally, because I was living in Atlanta at that time ... I get excited just hearing a South African song on the radio or at a restaurant in the US.
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Song You Need To Know: Kevin Florez & Captain Planet, ‘Borracho Bailando Champeta’

Rollingstone 12 Aug 2021
These iridescent selectors have been the “radio stations of champeta,” a genre that’s deeply rooted in African music traditions and originated in the Palenque region around the 1960s and 1970s — and the sound ...
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Afrotainment Launches New Music Label

Daily Freeman 09 Jul 2021
In the heels of completing the build of its 30,000 sf state of the art digital media studios in Orlando, the launch of Afrotainers Music label marks the next phase in Afrotainment growth strategy and portfolio diversification ... ENTERTAINMENT ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS TV AND RADIO CELEBRITY AFRICAN AMERICAN SOCIAL MEDIA MUSIC CONSUMER.
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The Silence of ‘Global Music’ About Vaccine Apartheid

Consortium News 07 Jul 2021
The book Guerilla Radios in Southern Africa reveals that the apartheid regime depoliticized, or sanitized, South African music to “placate the African” and dampen the resistance — a curious precursor to the depoliticization of music, particularly hip-hop, by corporate labels, a trend that has disappointingly trickled down to independent outfits.
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Biden leads celebration of Black Music Month

The Cincinnati Herald 11 Jun 2021
Williams, a board member at the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) in Nashville, Tenn., and Cleveland radio DJ Ed Wright is credited with founding Black Music Month ... “Congressman Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia became my primary champion in introducing the African American Music Bill to the House of Representatives,” Williams asserted.
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President Biden issues proclamation for Black Music Month

Nashville Pride 11 Jun 2021
Williams, a board member at the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) in Nashville, Tenn., and Cleveland radio Dee Jay Ed Wright is credited with founding Black Music Month ... Congressman Chaka Fattah of Philadelphia became my primary champion in introducing the African American Music Bill to the House of Representatives,” Williams said.
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LootLove joins as new host of Apple Music 1’s ‘Africa Now Radio’

Independent online (SA) 09 Jun 2021
South African media personality LootLove is taking over as the new host of Africa Now Radio on Apple Music 1, beginning Sunday, June 13. Africa Now Radio, Apple Music radio's first global African music radio show, recently celebrated its one-year anniversary ... African playlists.
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11 TikTok videos to celebrate the start of Pride Month

Independent online (SA) 05 Jun 2021
Cape TownHappy Pride Month!! ... 1 ... OCs & Musicals ♬ original sound - cute anime boys. 2 ... 3 ... 4 ... #greenscreen Just some queer African history for your fyp! #africangay #pridemonth #africanhistoryforgotten #africanqueer ♬ African Music Radio - African. 5 ... #harveymilk #lgbtq #music #gay #singing ♬ Irish Blessing by SFGMC - San Francisco Gay Men’s Chorus.
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ESSENCE Festival of Culture Presented by Coca-Cola Announces Its 2021 “Live Loud” Virtual Experience

The Marshall News Messenger 01 Jun 2021
The ESSENCE Festival of Culture is the world’s largest cultural, music, ... TV AND RADIO TECHNOLOGY MEN MUSIC FAMILY GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRITY AFRICAN AMERICAN CONSUMER ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS/CONCERTS PUBLISHING OTHER TECHNOLOGY COMMUNICATIONS INTERNET WOMEN OTHER ENTERTAINMENT.
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Discussing music’s diversity with music producer, PAQ

B & FT Online 29 May 2021
You often hear music executives and connoisseurs ask musicians and other professionals in the music space to go all-in ... Beyond music production, PAQ is also into radio jingle production and voice over recording for television commercials in indigenous Ghanaian languages, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Portuguese.
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WHYY-FM celebrates Black radio ... again 25 years later

The Philadelphia Tribune 28 May 2021
The series will be a reformatted version of the original stories that were released 25 years ago and explored the role radio had on the transformation of the African-American community during the 20th century ...It’s a celebration of the creativity that African Americans brought to the radio broadcasting industry.
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The week in audio: the best of Mental Health Awareness Week

The Observer 16 May 2021
African and Ambient, broadcast last Thursday night, gave us the brilliant KMRU, from Kenya, who uses field recordings in his compositions, as well as exploring how African music has influenced celebrated ambient artists from the west, such as Steve Reich.
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AFRO TV Announces a Digital Concert Series Kicking off With a Celebration of the 218th ...

Herald-Standard 01 May 2021
In expanding the live concert experience, AFRO TV is creating a powerful new and exclusive platform that will benefit music fans, artists, and brands ... “The Live music ecosystem has been massively disrupted ... ENTERTAINMENT CONSUMER TV AND RADIO AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSIC EVENTS/CONCERTS.
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10 Amazing Rock Bands That Went Pop

What Culture 30 Apr 2021
There are even some callbacks to world music, which is certainly a switchup from the normal bubblegum you'd find on the radio, including an African jam during the tail end of the song In Your Eyes ... the Talking Heads being filtered some weird futuristic form of Memphis soul music.
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