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Lagos live - Keziah's rallying cry

Nigerian artist Keziah Jones wants to breathe new life into the local music scene Nigeria's biggest music stars peddle hiphop and rap. At their 'live' performances they mime energetically to recordings laden with synthesised sound.

Last Updated on Friday, 17 February 2012 20:35

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A life of songs and drama: Etta James

Etta James' first hit record Wall Flower reached the top of U.S. charts in 1954/Photo/ReutersLegendary singer, Etta James, whose famous song, At Last, was performed by Beyoncé at Barack Obama's swearing in ceremony in 2009, passed away on January

Last Updated on Thursday, 16 February 2012 19:14

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African film schools: Growing our talent on native soil

Film crew at the screening of Lacking governmental support, film-makers themselves are setting up the training structures the next generation needs it's time.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 February 2012 12:09

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South African soul diva Lira heads for the US

Lira says she was influenced by the US soul singers loved by South Africa’s liberation-era heroes/Courtesy photoAlready a superstar in South Africa, Lira is a looking to make it big in the US in 2012. Her introductory album for the US market, Rise Again, released on...

Last Updated on Friday, 13 January 2012 17:23

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African cinema in 2012

Abderrahmane Sissako reinterprets a Gorky play/Photo/CATARINA/VANDEVILLE/GAMMACinema fans are in suspense after hearing that the new James Bond may be set in South Africa.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 14 December 2011 19:00

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Dance to this in 2012

Amadou & mariam/Photo/Youri LenquetteMalian singer-songwriter Habib Koité and US blues guitarist Eric Bibb will get together in Bamako in 2012 to make a blues record that has been simmering since they met a decade ago.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 December 2011 15:56

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Music Releases: Sia Tolno, BLNRB, Bambara Mystic Soul, Various Artists

My Life
-Sia TolnoMusic releases feature a round-up of some of the best albums from the African continent, including From the Kasbah/Tunis to Tahrir Square, My Life, Welcome to the Madhouse, The Raw Sound of Burkina Faso 1974–1979

Last Updated on Friday, 02 December 2011 15:06

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