Moroccan hip-hop group Fnaïre loses member in fatal crash Thursday, Jun 19 2008 

50 Cent Proves His International Stardom On G-Unit’s Tour Of Africa, Where Fans’ Energy ‘Almost Gets Dangerous’ Tuesday, Jun 17 2008 

50 Cent meets local kids outside the Apartheid Museum in Soweto, South Africa

IRAPADA MOVIE GOES ON SALE IN JULY Tuesday, Jun 17 2008 

Akon – The Next Mogul In The Making? Monday, Jun 16 2008 

Star Trek: Uyo defies the rain Tuesday, Jun 10 2008 

It was an A-list performance and the turn out of the crowd proved that the choice of artists that the Nigerian Breweries made for this year’s edition of Star Trek concerts which commenced in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital was indeed brilliant.

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I’M GRATEFUL TO KENNIS MUSIC, SAYS 2FACE Tuesday, Jun 10 2008 

Aftermath of duet with R Kelly

For those who don’t know, 2face Idibia will be featuring R.Kelly in his next album. The song has already been recorded in a studio in Uncle Sam’s country and R Kelly did his part.

The song is one of the past songs of R&B American star, R Kelly. He actually did a remix and sent it to 2face to add his part to it. Of course, the song is about love and 2face did justice to it.

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Africa: Africa’s Wealth Tops Talks Agenda Thursday, Jun 5 2008 

SOME Nigerians including Prof. Pat Utomi, Alhaji Lai Mohammed and Dr. Mohammed Usman yesterday welcomed the emergence of Senator Barack Obama as the presidential candidate of the Democratic Party and described the feat as a watershed in the history of race relations in the United States of America (USA).

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Ode to Rhodes, the music impresario Wednesday, Jun 4 2008 

Ethiopian hip-hop band entertains, educates young fans Friday, May 23 2008 

While many of their peers are wiling away their hours playing video games and chatting on MySpace, Eli Ezra and his band are holed up in a recording studio in Kiryat Nordo in Netanya, Israel. There, amid the sound-mixing boards and microphones, they sing about racism, poverty and violence, for what they hope will become their first album.

Ezra, 18, is the lead singer of Café Shachor Hazak, a teenage hip-hop band that has been turning heads in Israel. Since forming in 2006, the group has toured around the country and appeared on “A Star Is Born,” Israel’s version of “American Idol.”

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Learn More About Ugandan Hip Hop with Diamonds in the Rough Wednesday, May 21 2008 

DIAMONDS IN THE ROUGH: A UGANDAN HIP HOP REVOLUTION
Diamonds in the Rough chronicles the incredible journey of the hip-hop group, the Bataka Squad, who use hip-hop to spread awareness of their countries’ troubles, and to offer positive alternatives for the youth. As narrator of the film, Michael Franti of Spearhead guides us through an incredible journey from the riot-torn streets of Uganda, to the remote villages in the countryside and finally to the concrete jungle of the United States. (more…)

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