African supergroup One8 & R Kelly: Hands Across the Globe video

We’ve kept mum about the super group One8 ( Fally Ipupa, 2Face, Navio, 4X4, Ali Kiba, Amani, JK, and Movhaizelaine) that’s come into existance recently powered by Sony and Rockstar4000.
Saving our comments for another more involved post coming shortly. Their first single Hands Across The Globe written and produced by R Kelly hit the net last week, and hot on its heels here is the video.


Woah MAMA!: MTV Africa Music Awards uncut

The worst thing about made-for-TV shows is usually the duration. Counting some 11 acts billed to perform at the the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) –  that’s excluding Wyclef and Akon – and factoring in the inevitable downtime for set changes and fluffs, I prayed my attention span would co-operate. Pop the hood for a full account of the night that was MAMAs 2009 in Nairobi, Kenya.