You know it’s not too late to learn the Azonto dance right? If it’s a case of two left feet, a new slightly easier spin-off of the Ghanaian dance sensation is here in the form of Akayida. Please remember it is just in jest and is just a dance! Africans love to make fun of even the most serious of things, hence why in Malawi you can find bin ladens […]
Ghana’s celebrity rumour mill was all talk about Sarkodie being part of the Illuminati. I know right? Smart fella that he is, Sarkodie went and made a monster song about it. And now here’s the video shot in Dubai brandishing “Illuminati symbolism”. More fodder for the suckers!
Azonto dance moves, pidgin informercial and 50s pin-up style references make for one of the most original African music videos I have seen. Looking forward to more and more from British-Nigerian “drama soul” debutante Temi DollFace.
Ghana-born community activitist, entrepreneur and film-maker Tonisha Tagoe talks to CNN's Errol Barnett about the dance which has now made an internet celebrity of Serbian David Vujanic. Viagra england It's part of a series in which Barnett explores the cultural links between Africa and the UK on CNN Inside Africa. You can also watch Tagoe's Azonto tutorial video below which is steady headed for 4 million hits on You Tube. zp8497586rq
The bad news. No Don Jazzy. And after the dramatic rift between the super producer and the Kokomaster (confirmed last night on twitter), it really was time to move on to the next. The good news. The white boy from the famous Azonto viral gets another 15 seconds in his role as Oliver. Brilliant! Look out also for Keisha Buchanan (the only Sugababe that mattered), Big Sean, Sneakbo, Pusha T, […]
(photo credit: Gong Photography) Today it’s all Ghana everything! Shout out all our 233 folks on the 55th anniversary of independence. M3nsa-Kelewele Pimpin Vs I Octane-No Love Inna Dem Atumpan-The Thing Vs Trey Songz-Already Taken Bradez-Simple Vs Mary J Blige-The One ft Drake V.I.P-World Trade Center Vs Mavado-House Top Kaaki-Too Much Vs Timeline Riddim Ofori Amponsah-Otoo Lege Vs Nelly Furtado-Promiscuous ft Timbaland V.I.P-Oye Me Taste Vs Keyshia Cole-Love 4 x […]
Over the past eighteen months the UK urban music scene has seen the popularity of Afrobeats explode with pop music mostly from the West African region escaping its niche confines there to become the next big thing on mainstream radio and in clubs in England. These are just five moments from last year in no particular order that define the journey up until this point. 1. Azonto Craze Once a […]