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Ben Brako, Ghanaian Highlife Legend, Releases Video for New Single "Shame and Scandal"

By Eric Mace

Ben Brako, Ghanaian Highlife Legend, Releases Video for New Single "Shame and Scandal"

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Fancy Gadam Drops Video for "Only You" featuring Kuami Eugene

By Abiola Oke

Okayafrica describes the new Fancy Gadam track: "Only You has the two artists connect over catchy afro-fusion beat built on bouncing synths and guitar lines, produced by Stone B. The single comes paired with a music video that shows how Fancy Gadam originally met the object of his desire and, eventually, got a music contract."

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PapaRaZzle Drops "Story For Days" Music Video

By Eric Mace

PapaRaZzle just dropped an official music video for his new single "Story For Days"

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Mercury Debuts New Video "Kosi Were Mo"

By Eric Mace

Nigeriana rapper Mercury just debuted a new video for his track "Kosi Were Mo".  Check it out!

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Spotify | Amplify: Women of the World

By Eric Mace

Spotify | Amplify: Women of the World
Spotify is celebrating the creativity, strength, and resilience of women from all over the world with their new playlist Amplify: Women of the World. Featuring powerful voices from all corners of the globe, the playlist includes Okaymusic artists Vanessa MdeeSally Boss Madam and Ewube.

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OkayAfrica curates Spotify's 'African Heat' Playlist

By Abiola Oke

OkayAfrica curates Spotify's 'African Heat' Playlist

OkayAfrica just curated a new playlist for Spotify. "African Heat" is straight fire. 

In addition to including hits from the likes of Tiwa Svage, Nasty C, Olamide, Kwesta, Burna Boy, Wande Coal, MHD, and a bevy of other African heavy hitters, the playlist features a dozen Okaymusic artists: DJ Spinall, Vanessa Mdee, Adekunle Gold, 2Baba, Sally Boss Madam, Buffalo Souljah, LeriQ, Mel,B Akwen, Ewube, Una Rams, Mic Monsta and Nu Fvnk.

The playlist is an infectious mix of the latest in afrobeats, South African hip hop, afro trap and more. Listen "African Heat" on Spotify

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Ringo Starr & Friends "Now the Time Has Come" Nominated for Best Pop Song by Roundglass Music Awards

By Eric Mace

Ringo Starr & Friends

Roundglass Music Awards announced their nominations for 2018.  The awards with a focus on Peace, Wellness and Environmental Consciousness selected our own Ringo Starr & Friends' "Now the Time Has Come" received a nod for Best Pop Song.  See the rest of the nominees.

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Montess and 2Baba Win at AFRIMA

By Eric Mace

Montess and 2Baba Win at AFRIMA

Two Okaymusic artists won at the 2017 AFRIMAs: Montess for Best Female Central African Act and 2Baba for Best Artist or Group in African Raggae & Dancehall.

Check out Okayafrica's recap for a full list of winners.

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