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Black Media Stars Shine Bright at Ken Knight Awards

Jacksonville Free Press 20 Sep 2023
The award namesake is credited with starting a movement in which African Americans asked for more of their music and announcements to be aired on local TV and radio stations ... Knight initiated training programs to prepare other African Americans for careers in broadcasting and ...

Shreveport Radio Personality Becomes National Influential Figure in Gospel Music

Minden Press-Herald 11 Sep 2023
(Shreveport-Bossier, LA) – This past weekend, known radio personality Pastor CeJay (Charles Johnson) of KOKA Radio Station was sworn in as President of the National Association of Gospel Radio, Inc.( at their convention earlier this month, making him one of the most influential figures in gospel music.

AFRO TV to broadcast The 16th Headies Awards Show on Comcast Xfinity and NOW TV

Victoria Advocate 31 Aug 2023

Pan-Africanism, family and the Wu: The gospel of Burna Boy

Hastings Tribune 18 Aug 2023
A moment of this magnitude wouldn't have been possible even 10 years ago, when African music's foothold in America was a fraction of what it is now ... "For a long time, us Nigerians wouldn't even hear African music on the radio," Burna Boy says.

Jon Batiste: World Music Radio review – safety-first global pop from a jazz superstar

The Observer 17 Aug 2023
Jon Batiste - World Music Radio album cover ... Listening to World Music Radio, you wonder whether that criticism lodged with Batiste, whether he was ... It’s also underlined by some of the music on World Radio ... World Music Radio proves that Jon Batiste is capable of coming up with them.

Ninth Annual Middlebury New Filmmakers Festival Features Themes of Perseverance

Seven Days 16 Aug 2023
The festival's opening night kicks off with Dusty & Stones, a documentary about two country singers from the African Kingdom of Eswatini (formerly Swaziland) who are determined to make a name for themselves. Inspired by country music broadcast on the Swazi national radio station, the duo puts an African flair on the music of the American South.

Damian and Desmond Boj Unveil Debut EP

This Day 12 Aug 2023
... music scene ... “Really, I wanted them to do conscious music ... They have performed at the Festival of Unity organized by National Arts Theatre (2021 and 2022), World Music Day Celebration 2023, Second edition of The Day of The African Child organized by Radio Nigeria, Ikoyi, in 2022.

Senior companion Herstine Ferguson, 85, devoted to people and community

News-Press Now 12 Jul 2023
Jul. 11—Fourth in a series on The Courier's Eight Over 80 winners. WATERLOO — Herstine Ferguson moved to Waterloo in 1957 and has been active in the community ever since ... Ferguson also hosted a radio show on the Waterloo's African-American owned public radio station, KBBG FM. From 1 to 6 p.m. on Sundays, she played gospel music for listeners ... .

The 2023 ESSENCE Festival of Culture™ Presented by Coca-Cola® Goes Down from June 29 - ...

Maryville Daily Forum 27 Jun 2023
Morial Convention Center, special deals, exclusive content, and tailored schedules across a range of interests from music, wellness, films to economic empowerment ... MEDIA ENTERTAINMENT EVENTS/CONCERTS CONSUMER AFRICAN AMERICAN INFLUENCER GENERAL ENTERTAINMENT OTHER ENTERTAINMENT CELEBRITY TV AND RADIO MUSIC COMMUNICATIONS.

Nandi Madida opens up about hosting Apple Music’s Africa Now Radio

Independent online (SA) 21 Jun 2023
Award-winning South African singer and actress Nandi Madida this month joined the Apple Music team as the new host of the fourth season of Africa Now Radio on Apple Music 1. As the host of Africa Now Radio, Apple Music's first global African music radio show, Madida interviews some of Africa’s biggest stars.

Mzansi artists make their voices heard this Youth Day

Independent online (SA) 16 Jun 2023
Radio stations to play more music by South African artists – we have some talented artist and the world needs to hear them ... I hope my music will inspire youth to use the voices through music and speak through music about the concerns we face as South African youth which they cannot silence.Tabia.

SA star Nandi Madida is the new host of Apple Music 1’s Africa Now Radio

Mail Guardian South Africa 07 Jun 2023
Now in its fourth season, Africa Now RadioApple Music’s first global African music radio show — has featured exclusive interviews with Africa’s biggest stars, including Davido, Stonebwoy, Diamond Platnumz, Tiwa Savage, Wizkid, Nasty C, Rema, Ayra Starr, Asake, Omah Lay ...

Nandi Madida joins Apple Music 1’s ‘Africa Now Radio’ as new host

Independent online (SA) 30 May 2023
... has now joined the Apple Music team as the new host of Africa Now Radio on Apple Music 1 ... Now in its fourth season, “Africa Now Radio”, which is Apple Music's first global African music radio show, has featured exclusive interviews with several of the continent’s biggest stars.

Samro announces biggest royalty distribution to date in Radio and General category totalling R147 million

Independent online (SA) 19 May 2023
The Southern African Music Rights Organisation (Samro) has announced that it has achieved its biggest royalty distribution in the Radio and General category to date, which totalled R147 million in the 2023 financial year ... SAMRO has achieved its biggest royalty distribution in the Radio and General category, totalling R147 million.

Hip-hop influenced a Moroccan computer scientist to pursue his dreams and become a rapper during ...

The Grio 19 Apr 2023
“[I thought] What can I do with my time, with my talents? Music?” ... Since then, the rapper has gone on to perform at music festivals in his North African country, garnering thousands of fans. Music by Sigou is also broadcast on the radio, heard throughout Morocco and the United Kingdom ... “It went viral, however, it wasn’t for the radio.

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