Keri Hilson + Akon: Oh Africa (fail!)

So Akon and Keri Hilson rounded up the Soweto Gospel Choir and came up with this play for FIFA world cup kudos, thinly disguised as a charity single in aid of the “underprivileged youth of Africa”. Yes, really. Really pretty colours and all but would you buy this song?

 

Score4Africa Awards reviewed

AfriPOP! was at the Score4Africa Awards in London last week and it was pretty inspiring to see the African footballing fraternity getting props for the good stuff they do off the pitch instead of the fandanglement they do on it. Set up in 2008 to celebrate those who use football to create positive change on the continent, this year’s awards were hosted by playwright and actor Kwame Kwei-Armah. In attendance were […]

 

SCORE4africa Awards: Africa's finest footballers give back

Michael Essien, Didier Drogba, Craig Bellamy and Nwankwo Kanu are among the Premier League footballers shortlisted for the 2nd SCORE4africa Awards at London’s Sheraton Park Lane, on 30th November 2009. Actor and playwright Kwame Kwei-Armah hosts the prestigious awards ceremony which celebrates the power of football to transform lives. Didier Drogba, a winner last year, is up for for this year’s health award, recently astonished the public by committing the […]