Music, is a combination of sounds that are pleasing to the ear, or so I was taught way back in the elementary/primary school. Add words to these sounds and it becomes a powerful message strong enough to captivate the minds of the listeners and ride like horses on our emotions.
It is no longer news that Bellafricana is always rooting for all things and anything African. This is one reason why we were super excited when the Forbes Africa released it’s 2018 list of 30 billionaires under 30. View the complete list below.
currently listening to; Kelly Key’s No Controle
I like to call Africa “the home of soul food” (Music) and everything nice.
Music really is food to the soul and Africa is home to various diverse genres of music and dance. One African musical genre I love is Kizomba which originated from Angola in 1984 and has since been infused in modern music all over the world.Continue reading
The Spoken Word Poet, RezthaPoet (Adebola Afolabi) has finally dropped a new single, titled ‘Lines of a Young Man’s Wrinkle’. This post-Exposit album single, had been performed live to a selected class of creatives and critics before its release on 9th of May 2018.
[dropcap custom_class=”normal”] Timi Dakolo is a Nigerian singer born to a Nigerian father and a Ghanaian mother. He won in the first season of Idols West Africa in 2007. Timi Dakolo is blessed with powerful vocals, and has a world class stage performance. Timi Dakolo’s rich choice of words, depth of lyrics has made him stand out among his contemporaries. [/dropcap]Continue reading
[dropcap custom_class=”normal”] For all those who know Folarin aka Falz the Bahd Guy, I’m sure you must agree with me at his level of humility and humor. I met Falz a couple of years ago through one his awesome sisters, Foladele Falana. Falz is the son of the popular respected lawyer Femi Falana. He is a Barrister with a strong passion for music and entertainment. He is an upcoming artist, who is very loved by today’s youths. I was so interested to hear his story, so I thought to share with you on the digest. [/dropcap]
[dropcap custom_class=”normal”] If you have never heard of Sir Shina Peters, then you are definitely not Nigerian. Let me tell you a little something about him.[/dropcap]
Oluwashina Akanbi Peters, popularly known as ‘Sir Shina Peters’ is a Nigeria Afro-juju musician. He was born in Ogun State on the 30th of May, 1958. He started his career in collaboration with General Prince Adekunle, playing the guitar, then formed his group with Segun Adewale. Sir Shina Peters later went on to form his own band called “Sir Shina Peters & His International Stars” through the 1980s after releasing various albums with Segun Adewale. Sir Shina Peters is a well-recognised symbol of music evolution in Nigeria. Popularizing one of Africa’s most important genres, he is seen as a force for great musical movements.Continue reading