From CNN Africa: How ‘African Giant’ Burna Boy became a roaring success

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Award-winning Nigerian singer, Burna Boy has topped off a stellar music year with a Grammy nomination and cemented his place as this year’s breakaway music star. His 19 track album, ‘African Giant,’ was nominated alongside music heavyweights including Angelique Kidjo and Altin Gun. He follows in the footsteps of Femi and Seun Kuti, (the sons of legendary musician, […]

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Alsarah and the Nubatones

One of our favorite artists on Afropop Radio is the East African Retro Pop band known as Alsarah and the Nubatones. They play traditional East African Instruments with a hiphop funky vibe. Alsarah & the Nubatones were born out of many dinner conversations between alsarah and rami el aasser about nubian ‘songs of return’, modern […]

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