Press Release on Fashion Panel hosted by the AFDB…

On the 20th of January 2015 a fashion panel will take place for the first time with Beate Wedekind as moderator and as topic „The new global African aesthetic“.  Never before has the African continent been so influential throughout the fashion industry. From the catwalk show of Burberry, Alexander Mcqueen and Yves St. Laurent, to […]

Akon ft. D’Banj -In FROSH Production

Another Nigerian-Atlanta conection by music superstars, D’Banj and Akon who recently announced that they are working on a massive collaboration. Both Artists took time off the set of the new video they are working on, to show-off  pictures on their Instagram pages. Throwing around words like Frosh and Feeling a Nigga, which is believed to be […]

Bella Garcia, the dancing queen.

Angolan born Bella Garcia is a dance instructor, teacher, choreographer and personal trainer in Berlin. She is a member of a female dance crew and is currently spreading the African flavour and different African dance styles in Germany. The power dance team consists of beautiful and young Africans, all are born in different places in […]

Seum Kuti at the Club Bahnhof Ehrendfeld in Cologne.

I felt so much at home standing infront of Oluseum Anikulapo Kuti last Monday 7th of April 2014 at the “Club Bahnhof Ehrendfeld” (CBE) in Cologne and hearing  him sing “black woman” I was so thrilled by the lyrics because I could relate to the message, black woman, afro hair, strong woman, etc.. I personally […]

The message behind Genda’s “Different Faces”.

A soulful female voice opens Genda’s album  Follow My Footsteps: “different people in different places / live the same life with different faces.” The lines give the listener a taste of what awaits them if they allow themselves to embrace the concept behind the music, the idea of sameness in spite of difference, morality and […]

Wunderkind und Soulsänger, CHIMA.

Chima Onyele ist als Kind nigerianischer Eltern in Mainhattan, Frankfurt a. M, aufgewachsen, und beginnt nach seinem Abitur ein geisteswissenschaftliches Studium, bevor er sich ganz seiner Musik widmete. Der Rapper macht schon mit seiner Beteiligung am Brothers Keepers-Projekt von sich reden. Als Afro-Deutscher hat Chima das Gefühl, wegen seiner Hautfarbe anders behandelt zu werden, schon […]

Essence B: Up & coming in East London

London-based artist Essence B is currently stirring the underground scene with his collection of Afrobeat club hits such as “Ghost money,” “Superwhine” and “Talk am”. Some of you may have caught a taste of his debut performance of “Ghost money” on the Sporah Show/ SKY 182. Emmanuel, aka Essence B, was born in Cameroon, West Africa […]

Menna Mulugeta: Singt in den Herzen Bingens

Wer: 20-jährige, Deutsch-Äthiopische Sängerin Musikrichtung: Gospel, Jazz, RnB, Blues. „Aber man darf sich nicht so in eine Ecke schieben lassen.“ Menna fühlt sich auch mit klassischen, Welt-Musik oder Afro-Pop wohl. Sie tretet mit der Menna Mulugeta Band in Bingen und Umgebung auf. Hobbys und Vorlieben: Musik ist ihr Leben. Des weiteren macht sie gerne Zumba, […]