Entertainment Archive

African music stars and rising fame

African music stars are getting more global recognition. Ghana’s fastest rapper, Sarkodie is climbing his way to more success. Having won Ghana music awards, a BET awards and signing deals with FanMilk, Samsung and launching his own clothing line, this guy will …

Friday Jam: E.L and Auntie Martha

We’re putting finishing touches on some interesting articles for you guys. But since it’s Friday we just want to share our Friday jam. We love this artist’s production on Sarkodie’s track ‘You kill me. He also pushed forth great Azonto productions, which …

Africa Fashion week Amsterdam update

We told you we would be on of the first at hand when it comes to developments around Africa Fashion week Amsterdam(AFWA) and London(AFWL). We posted earlier about pictures from a shoot for this coming event and they looked fabolous. Just to give you …

FashionistaGH presents 2nd Shopping festival

We have been keeping an eye on FashionistaGH who always impresses us with superb visuals of fashion events which take place in Ghana. We included a few of their vids in our posts about the Soko Stingo market and Sozanni and Cavalli’s visit to West-Africa and we thought: …

ABINA loves music: Davido and Banky W

It’s Friday, therefore enough reason to celebrate even more. While we in the first week of 2013, here are some African tunes from two talented African artists: Davido and Banky W to get you in the vibe. These following songs are songs …

The New John Legend: Praiz

Remember ‘That stupid song’? One of the artists on that track: Praiz dropped his latest single ‘Rich and Famous’. If you close your eyes and listen to this jolly song, it will somewhat remind you of John Legend. 

African female MC’s in the music scene

I don’t easily favor a lot of African MC’s, because they somewhat look like copies of American MC’s. I mean, I get that American music is very inspirational, but inspiration is not to copy. However, this morning I discovered an MC that …

BAM: Brussels African Market is back!

By Tania Habimana After a successful first edition held last October, The Brussels African Market (BAM) is back and it is taking place next weekend. This initiative started by Roots Events is one of many aimed at uniting and establishing conversations between …

ABINA loves: ‘Getaway’ by Efya

Since more of our readers require a bit of music too, instead of only news about African entertainment or any of that. We decide to publish what we think are good African tunes at the moment. What is Africa without music? Music …

African Celebration on Day of Africa in Amsterdam

ABINA loves it when Africa is celebrated in the Diasporas. That is an opportunity to showcase African cultures to the west. We are speaking of an annual African celebration taking place in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. The long awaited Celebration of Africa, called …

A word with Mrs. Menaye

It is often discussed that if you ask what a beauty queen actually does, the answer offers nothing more than a smile and a vague answer. I mean, beauty queens are beautiful. The events of Beauty pageants can have a crowd full …

AfrikanBoy, The Nigerian touch of London

by Tania Habimana You might know him as a young African rapper with a British accent or a new Grime rapping comedian. Either way, this African artist has a style to his music that can make Africans and non-Africans understand the humor …