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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

mr-eazy

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 : Tekno, The Revelation of Nigerian Music !

tekno

Nigerian music has since been recognized as a real talent factory. Especially in the Afrobeat genre many young talents have not stopped exploding since a certain Wizkid. Since the year 2015, we witness the outbreak of the Tekno prodigy which was revealed precisely during the MTV Africa Muzik Award 2016 as revelation of the year. At the age of only ... Read More »

BIOGRAPHY TIWA SAVAGE

TIWA SAVAGE

Tiwa Savage, the first and still the only female PEPSI ambassador in Africa is one of the biggest afropop artists. She came to the consciousness of most Nigerians in 2010 when she released her infectious smash hit Kele Kele Love in early 2010. She has since released hits after hits including, Oyi Remix, Ife Wa Gbono, Eminado with millions of ... Read More »

BIOGRAPHY SUZANNA LUBRANO

SUZANNA LUBRANO

In the past eighteen years, Suzanna Lubrano has released ten albums and many singles. In recent years, successful singles such as ‘Loving   you forever’ (2011), ‘Don’t go changing’ (2011), ‘Justify’ (2011), ‘Ca Bu Para’ (2012), and of course ‘Tardi Di Mas’ (2012) were launched. Throughout the years, Suzanna Lubrano has won major awards and received many nominations, including the KORA ... Read More »

BIOGRAPHY SESSIME

SESSIME

Her real name Bidossessi Christelle GUEDOU, Sessimè was born in Cove (Benin). Songwriter, performer and singer by profession, the new star of afropoprock is the great revelation of 2011 in Benin. With her album titled “Wazakoua” (an onomatopoeia which means “save the children”), it gets all the biggest musical awards Benin (Benin Golden Awards, Trophies SICA, Benin Top 10 Trophies, ... Read More »

BIOGRAPHY NELSON FREITAS

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Nelson Freitas, a singer, writer, producer, and also the owner of his own label “NelsonFreitas Music”. His artistic journey started as a break-dancer, then became the frontman of the infamous group Quatro. After doing three albums with the group, it was time to pursue his own path, which led to his first solo album. With his Cape Verdian roots and ... Read More »

BIOGRAPHY FLAVOUR

FLAVOUR

Chinedu Okoli (born 23 November 1983), better known by his stage name Flavour N’abania or simply Flavour, is a Nigerian singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and performer. He began his musical career as a drummer for a local church in his hometown of Enugu State. Flavour is popularly known across Africa and the world for his hit song “Nwa Baby (Ashawo Remix)”. ... Read More »

BIOGRAPHY ATUMPAN

ATUMPAN

BIOGRAPHY Atumpan who is known in real life as Frank Elinam Cobbinah is the first of four children, born on the 24th December 1983 and hails from Avenor in the Volta region of Ghana. EDUCATION He had his basic education at Yaa Asantewaa M/A primary and junior secondary school at Kumasi in the Ashanti Region and continued to Boa Amponsem ... Read More »

BIOGRAPHY BISA KDEI

BISA KDEI

The young Ghanaian High-Life Star, BISA KDEI born Ronald KwekuDei Appiah on 19th March 1986 at Laterh in the Eastern Region of Ghana. He is the third of eight children of his parents. Ronald KwekuDei Appiah, aka BISA KDEI commenced his education at Christian Valley International School where he graduated to Accra Technical Training College.His ardent passion for Music saw ... Read More »