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'It's impossible to sit still!': King Charles appears in high spirits as he enjoys a ...

The Daily Mail 26 Jan 2023
He also praised African music as he stopped by the Radio Colourful studio, which describes itself as 'the leading radio station celebrating the rhythm, wit and thoughts of the African and African-Caribbean community' ... RELATED ARTICLES ... .

All that jazz as Qwest TV makes its debut on DStv

Mail Guardian South Africa 20 Jan 2023
South Africans have a deep appreciation and respect for jazz and soul music, those much talked-about annual radio line-up changes always include a jazz show in commercial radio stations ... This means that my friends in South Africa, and 43 more African territories, will have access to great, genre-defying music, 24/7.

Pianist Rebeca Omordia on sharing African classical music with the world

The National 18 Jan 2023
Music from Africa is ... Another sound, more gentle yet no less immersive, also doing the rounds is African classical music ... The works comprise her acclaimed new album African Pianism, which received rave reviews from classical music magazine Gramophone and was featured on BBC Radio.

Clayton White, a retired professor of music and department chairman at CCP, dies at 79

The Philadelphia Tribune 04 Jan 2023
Clayton White, retired professor of music and department chairman at the Community College of Philadelphia, died on Friday, Oct ... "Clayton was an outstanding musical trailblazer of African-American choral music within and beyond Philadelphia with over 100 compositions, arrangements and credits on radio and television," his family said in a tribute.

A Cultural Safety Net

Eugine Weekly 29 Dec 2022
Our one 24/7 public music station is mostly nostalgia in its specialty programming, catering to a mostly white, male audience; it has never had an African American or Asian American programmer or staff in 75 years ... Oregon’s community radio has invented youth broadcasting and music ...

Boomplay And France’S Generations Radio In Partnership To Promote African Music

MENA FN 01 Dec 2022
(MENAFN - African Press Organization) Boomplay ( ), Africa's largest music streaming platform, has partnered with Generations Radio, France's premier syndicated Hip Hop and Soul radio station, to ... .

African Legends Night marks 10 years with Music Museum, Hall of Fame, others

B & FT Online 26 Nov 2022
Curation of African Legends Digital Music Museum and the African Legends Hall of Fame are two key initiatives among the additions which, ... A 4-hour radio playlist show on Happy FM dedicated to all artistes who have performed on African Legends Night Legends Digital Music Playlist.

South Jersey children's choir singing at Radio City's famed Christmas show in NYC

Burlington County Times 18 Nov 2022
Sunday in Radio City Music Hall in New York City at its 2022 season of the renowned Christmas Spectacular featuring the dancing Rockettes and a live nativity ... Instead of choosing a standard, more familiar Christmas carol for her group to sing at Radio City, Murray selected “Up Above My Head,” an African-American spiritual about heaven and music.

Ode Audio: A Bridge to Black Radio

Eagle-Tribune 28 Sep 2022
28, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MEMPHIS, TN – Research shows that radio reaches 92% of African Americans weekly ... Now, African Americans, perhaps America’s most prolific radio listening audience has a mobile app that is curated and customized to their tastes ... 70% of radio listening by ...

Abdullah Ibrahim — a tribute to a living legend

Mail Guardian South Africa 22 Sep 2022
The Blue Note Jazz Club is one of those live music joints that will cram you into shared tables with strangers — Omicron, Delta and crew be damned ... music; medicine, meditation; martial arts; movement; menu and masters ... His music is still a staple for many South Africans and resounds across South African radio stations on any given Sunday afternoon.

‘Gallo Vault Sessions’ unpacks rich history with the likes of Hugh Masekela and Simphiwe Dana

Independent online (SA) 16 Sep 2022
The episode unpacks South African music from the late 1980s by considering how technology affected its sound and how music finally broke free of SABC radio censorship to the rise of powerful black female voices. Despite these giant strides, it reflects on how we still tend to hear more American music on the radio than South African.

2022 RIAA Hip-Hop Honors: A Cultural Celebration For Icons MC Lyte and Grandmaster Flash

Vibe Magazine 16 Sep 2022
Congressman Hakeem Jefferies and music executive Jeff Harleston were also honored ... Hence, if a musical release reaches 500,000 in sales, it achieves Gold certification from the RIAA ... Carla Hayden, TV/Radio host Big Tigger, National Museum of African American Music President and CEO, Henry Beecher Hicks and more.

Zanele Potelwa to host the 2022 SAMA red carpet

Independent online (SA) 26 Aug 2022
Television and radio personality Zanele Potelwa has been announced as the 2022 South African Music Awards red carpet host ... “As a radio presenter and DJ, music is my bread and butter ... The official red carpet will be broadcast live on YouTube, SABC1 and the South African Music Awards channel on August 28.

Tastemaking entertainment platform TikTok has become guerilla radio for Gen Zs

Independent online (SA) 21 Aug 2022
To solidify its position within the local music industry, TikTok recently partnered with the South African Music Awards (SAMAs) to introduce the inaugural public-voted "TikTok Viral Song of the Year" category ... something that is significant in the South African music industry.”.

The devil went down to Gambia! The surprising history of African country music

The Observer 10 Aug 2022
Bulawayo Blue Yodel – a compilation of country-influenced African music ... The history of African country music is largely uncharted ... In the 1940s and 50s, as African soldiers returned from the second world war and local radio and record labels took off, came the first recordings of country-influenced African music.

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