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Amaarae explores heartbreak on seductive new single ‘Reckless and Sweet’

Joy Online 17 Mar 2023
Launching with a refreshingly new sonic perspective, on this first single Amaarae expertly infuses Arabic and Indian melodies with African drum beats on a captivating solo return that explores a toxic kind of love.

Fans show singer Amanda Black love after she announced new single ahead of upcoming album

Independent online (SA) 16 Mar 2023
Multi-platinum-selling afro-pop star Amanda Black is set to drop her first project since 2021’s “Mnyama”, which was the third solo studio album of her glittering career ... This Friday!!! Finally💚💫 ... According to a press release sent to IOL by Sony Music, the album is set to see her signature sound which infused R&B sould and tribal African melodies ... .

Tyla: “I really want eyes on all African artists in general, because we need more attention”

NME 08 Mar 2023
The track seamlessly blends R&B with elements of Amapiano — the South African-born genre that fuses African melodies, jazz, piano melodies and deep house music — bringing the latter sound, and its creator, further into the global spotlight ... I really want eyes on all African artists in general, because we need more attention.” Tyla (Picture.

Singer Candice Hoyes to join Springfield Symphony’s American concert

Springfield News-Sun 01 Mar 2023
Tickets are still available ... “It is full of hope and optimism, and its melodies can definitely be traced to our heritage,” said Wilson ... “Just like the other composers on this program, she creates a unique style of writing that reflects her African-American heritage with folk-like melodies fused with African rhythmic drive,” Wilson said ... HOW TO GO ... 1 ... 2.

Peter Beets: New York Trio Page Two

All About Jazz 22 Feb 2023
In its relatively short history, American jazz music has established a language that while having some ties to the European tradition is more fully rooted in the rhythms and folk melodies of the African slaves ... " data-original-title="" title="">Benny Goodman broke the color barrier by touring with a band that included African Americans.

WHS band, concert, orchestra to perform Monday

The Globe 10 Feb 2023
All have African heritage, and look up to the vice president as a role model ... The WHS choirs, directed by Johnson and accompanied by Kris Stewart, will open with the 49-voice Varsity Choir’s performance of “The Old Mill,” by Kenneth Riggs, with its bittersweet story and lyric melody.

ARTS AND HUMANITIES: African American center hosts popular romance novelist

Aiken Standard 03 Feb 2023
at the Center for African American History, Art and Culture ... 12 in the series, music personality Melody Willis ... The history, customs and mythology of these Algonquin – speaking people inform Lakota Simjak’s worldview and stand in contrast to Melody’s African American culture.

Bop Shop: Songs From Epik High, The Tallest Man On Earth, Wizkid, Skyzoo, And More

MTV 03 Feb 2023
The song flows between Yoruba and English dipped in Jamaican patois with easy confidence, like the beat itself anchored by thumping African rhythms that flirt with bright pop melodies ... The track layers a soft trap melody, filled with delicate 808s and whispered ad-libs, with the duo’s perfectly balanced vocals that sound like pure harmonized magic.

How female collective Lemma are keeping Algeria's music traditions alive

The National 01 Feb 2023
. Asla began her career as a solo artist. Her 2008 debut album Jawal was well-received in world music circles for its marriage of Algerian folk tempos and melodies with the mystical sounds of North African Gnawa music ... We want to showcase our Algerian and North African heritage, which is essentially a shared heritage in the Arab world.” ... ....

Opera by Haitian-Canadian composer to premiere during Black History Month: Collaboration between David Bontemps and ...

Victoria Advocate 31 Jan 2023
Steeped in Haitian lore and West African mythology, La Flambeau is a critique of misogyny, corruption and the abuse of power ... Like the play, Bontemps says his musical compositions both blend and contrast European classical music with Afro-Caribbean as well as traditional African rhythms, melodies and harmonies.

Ocala Symphony Orchestra, new art and more: Fun things to do this weekend in Ocala

Ocala Star Banner 27 Jan 2023
THIS WEEKEND ... 5 ... More at‘BOGOLANFIN! Mud Cloth Melodies’. Arts in Health Ocala Metro and NOMA Gallery present this combination of African music, spoken word, community and healing ... Jan ... More at https.// ... African clothing, art, jewelry and food ... Quartet Classic ... Jan.

Vows: Hey baby, I think I wanna marry you

Jamaica Observer 24 Jan 2023
The most unlikely connection ... Both found themselves on the convention planning committee ... He was immediately drawn to her ... again ... Abdoulaye and Krystal then slipped out to change into West African outfits as an homage to Abdoulaye's culture. Melodies of Afrobeats, dancehall and even a little calypso, spun by DJ Courtney, signalled a cultural exchange ... .

New show at OCT, community center grand opening and more: Fun this weekend in Ocala/Marion

Ocala Star Banner 20 Jan 2023
THIS WEEKEND. ‘Into the Breeches’ at Ocala Civic Theatre ... 5 ... More at ... Jan ... ‘BOGOLANFIN! Mud Cloth Melodies’. Arts in Health Ocala Metro and NOMA Gallery present this combination of African music, spoken word, community and healing ... More at https.// Classic ... .

Pianist Rebeca Omordia on sharing African classical music with the world

The National 18 Jan 2023
Music from Africa is having its moment thanks to the likes of chart-topping Nigerian Afro-pop or the gospel and house fusion of amapiano, a South African electronic music genre filling clubs from Johannesburg to Ibiza ... “While North African is traditionally slower with more lyrical melodies.".

Music, art, a lecture and more: Fun things to do this weekend in Ocala/Marion

Ocala Star Banner 13 Jan 2023
THIS WEEKEND. Classic Albums Live ... More at https.//‘BOGOLANFIN! Mud Cloth Melodies’. Arts in Health Ocala Metro and NOMA Gallery present this combination of African music, spoken word, community and healing ... More at https.//‘Italian Impressions’ ... .

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