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STATS TOP 20 KORA

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The new fortnightly KORA Competition called “KORA – TOP 20” is meant to select by popular votes, the best African Male or Female established artists of the African continent. This is being done every two weeks since January 2017. The votes are compiled fortnightly for certificates (Silver, Gold and Platinum)  to be handed to the recipients after six months of ... Read More »

KORA FOCUS : PAPA WEMBA

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Papa Wemba was born in Kasai, Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire) in 1949. His mother was a professional mourner at funeral wakes or evenings. By training regularly with her son, she introduced him to music and singing. It had its first success in 1970 in Kinshasa, where he was a singer, composer and co-founder of the group Zaiko Langa ... Read More »

KORA AWARDS AfrikaPatrimony : Udu

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Origin of the Udu The etymology of the word Udu just jar or bottle in Igbo language, a Niger-Congo language. Initially, the udu was used as a pitcher to fetch water and keep cool. This jug could also be used to preserve food, to fish or to pick fruit. There is a similar instrument to the Udu India and Pakistan ... Read More »

KORA AWARDS AfrikaPatrimony : Le Tama

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Tama (Serere, Wolof, Mandinka, Bambara) gangan, dumdum (Yoruba) kalangu (Hausa, Songhai) odondo (Akan), lunna (Dagomba) karangou or kalangou, also called the “talking drum” is an Instrument percussion family membranophones native to West Africa. Similar instruments exist in India (Huruk) and Japan (ōtsuzumi). In the history of Senegal and Gambia, Tama was one of the musical instruments used in Serere tradition “woong” ... Read More »

BIOGRAPHY EFYA

EFYA

Efya (born Jane Fara Fauzzier Afia Boafowaa Yahaya Awindor) who performs under the mononym “Efya” formerly Miss Jane is a Ghanaian singer-songwriter and five-time Ghana Music Awards Best Female Vocalist, (she won the award twice in 2013 when the Maiden edition of the Europe Ghana Music Awards took place). Efya was born on the 10th of April 1987, in Kumasi, Ghana. ... Read More »

HOW TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE ARTISTS?

FOR NIGERIA AND NAMIBIA , SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  33320 FOR INTERNATIONAL VOTING, SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  +248984000

WARNING : THE VOTES START ON THE 20th JANUARY 2016 !!! HOW TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE ARTIST ? FOR NIGERIA AND NAMIBIA , SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  33320 FOR INTERNATIONAL VOTING, SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  +248984000 Here are the Nominees with their voting code: Read More »

NOMINEES : BEST URBAN

FOR NIGERIA AND NAMIBIA , SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  33320 FOR INTERNATIONAL VOTING, SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  +248984000

WARNING : THE VOTES START ON THE 20th JANUARY 2016 !!! HOW TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE ARTIST ? FOR NIGERIA AND NAMIBIA , SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  33320 FOR INTERNATIONAL VOTING, SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  +248984000 Here are the Nominees: Read More »

NOMINEES : BEST HIP HOP

FOR NIGERIA AND NAMIBIA , SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  33320 FOR INTERNATIONAL VOTING, SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  +248984000

WARNING : THE VOTES START ON THE 20th JANUARY 2016 !!! HOW TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE ARTIST ? FOR NIGERIA AND NAMIBIA , SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  33320 FOR INTERNATIONAL VOTING, SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  +248984000 Here are the Nominees: Read More »

NOMINEES : BEST ALBUM

FOR NIGERIA AND NAMIBIA , SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  33320 FOR INTERNATIONAL VOTING, SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  +248984000

WARNING : THE VOTES START ON THE 20th JANUARY 2016 !!! HOW TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE ARTIST ? FOR NIGERIA AND NAMIBIA , SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  33320 FOR INTERNATIONAL VOTING, SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  +248984000 Here are the Nominees: Read More »

NOMINEES : LEGENDARY AWARD

FOR NIGERIA AND NAMIBIA , SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  33320 FOR INTERNATIONAL VOTING, SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  +248984000

WARNING : THE VOTES START ON THE 20th JANUARY 2016 !!! HOW TO VOTE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE ARTIST ? FOR NIGERIA AND NAMIBIA , SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  33320 FOR INTERNATIONAL VOTING, SMS YOUR ARTIST’S VOTING CODE TO  +248984000 Here are the Nominees: Read More »