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TOP 20 KORA FOCUS : WIZKID

Wizkid

Ayodeji Ibrahim Balogun (born 16 July 1990), better known by his stage name Wizkid (sometimes stylised as WizKid), is a Nigerian singer and songwriter. He started recording music at age 11 and managed to release a collaborative album with the Glorious Five, a group he and a couple of his church friends formed. In 2009, he signed a record deal ... Read More »

TOP 20 KORA FOCUS : MR EAZI

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Oluwatosin Oluwole Ajibade (born 19 July 1991), better known by his stage name Mr Eazi, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is the pioneer of Banku Music, a fusion sound he describes as the mixture of “Ghanaian bounces, Ghanaian highlife, Nigerian chord progressions, and Nigerian patterns”. Mr Eazi relocated to Kumasi in 2008 and enrolled at KNUST, where ... Read More »

TOP 20 KORA FOCUS : AMMARA BROWN

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Ammara Brown is a Zimbabwean female singer (Afro-pop/RnB), song writer, actress and brand ambassador. She is the daughter of iconic Zimbabwean singer Andy Brown. Born in Harare, Zimbabwe, she started her career in the 1990s, debuting in a TV commercial together with Oliver Mtukudzi. Her musical career began at the tender age of 13 when she made her first demo ... Read More »

TOP 20 KORA FOCUS : IHAB AMIR

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Ihab Amir is a Moroccan singer, composer, composer and guitarist. Born in Safi, Morocco on May 14, he became a candidate for the 11th season of Star Academy Arab World. He made his vocal debut with two songs, “Nta li Bditi” and “Taali Lia”, in July 2015. Amir participated in the 11th season of Star Academy Arab World. He was ... Read More »

TOP 20 KORA FOCUS : PEROLA

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Born on April 28, 1978 in Huambo, Angola, singer Jandira Sassingui aka Pérola sails between Angolan rhythms (kizomba, semba, Caribbean (zouk) and American (R & B, soul) and a capella songs. Such as “Presta Atenção”, “Amor”, “Doida” or “Omboio”, performed in Portuguese, earned it a continental reputation. In 2005, Pérola was crowned “Best Feminine Artist of Southern Africa” at the ... Read More »

TOP 20 KORA FOCUS : EDDY KENZO

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Eddy Kenzo, whose real name is Idrissa Musuza, is an artist of Ugandan origin, born in Masaka, a city in the central region of Uganda. His childhood is not very happy, since at the age of 5, he loses his mother and goes to live on the street until the age of 13 years. He sold water and sodas on ... Read More »

TRIBUTE TO PAPA WEMBA

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The KORA Awards render tribute to the Prince of Congolese rumba SHUNGU WEMBADIO alias PAPA WEMBA died April 24, 2016 in Abidjan. The singer died in Abidjan, the economic capital of Côte d’Ivoire, on 24 April. He was 66 years old. FEMUA guest of the Urban Music Festival Anoumabo, created by Salif Traoré – singer and leader of the Ivorian ... Read More »

NOMINEES LIST OUT ON THIS THURSDAY

NOMINEES 2016

Dear friends, you were expecting this exciting day, right now you got it ! Let’s  celebrate the finest African talents on March 20th, 2016 at Windhoek, Namibia. The Nominees list will be out on this Thursday 3rd, December 2015 at 12:00 am GMT. Stay tuned!      Read More »

KORA FOCUS : TIWA SAVAGE

3 . Tiwa Savage

Let’s stop us in Nigeria with the beautiful singer Tiwa Savage. She is one of the hottest artists of Nigeria. she sang the songs “Love Me (x3)” and “Kele Kele,” which are partially realized in his native Yoruba language. Thanks to his style halfway between pop and traditional Nigerian rythms, she made a special place at the top of African ... Read More »

KORA FOCUS : STANLEY ENOW

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In his native Cameroon the vibes we arrive Stanley Enow, its style and its typical flow gangstar ‘rap cross borders as a new hymn to hope and creativity of the black continent. Everyone mimed, and also continues the famous hit “Hein Father” Stanley Enow since its release last year. Well, the success of the latter has crossed national boundaries as ... Read More »