Africa Fashion Week London (AFWL) 2019 returns from 9 August for two days. This event returns to Freemasons’ Hall London. AFWL 2019 has been running since 2011 and has showcased the work of around 900 designers/exhibitors and represented over 50 countries – 30 of them from the African continent. Continue reading “Africa Fashion Week London”
Music is the universal medium through which we can all communicate with each other; share ideas, push boundaries and build enterprises. Want more? Take a look at some of these music-inspired pieces.
Reggie ‘n’ Bollie’s (pronounced Bow-lee) unexpected popularity on the UK’s Saturday entertainment show X Factor has been surprisingly polarising. Just like marmite, people either love them or hate them. Continue reading “Reggie ‘n’ Bollie – the Likeability Factor”
Afrobeat jazz collective KOKOROKO is in the process of writing and recording their own original compositions.
The seven-strong ensemble have been playing renditions of timeless West African classics such as ‘Kai Wawa’ across London since 2014. (The song is a traditional Hausa war chant that was produced by the Mercury Dance Band in Kade, Ghana). Continue reading “Afrobeat jazz collective explore African genres”
Ghana is best known for such musical genres as highlife, hiplife, afrobeats and gospel. But one Kumasi-born artist is bucking that trend by carving a name for himself as Ghana’s first opera singer, (see here). Continue reading “Ghanaian tenor out to transform opera music”
African pride was in abundance across central London as musicians and fashion designers showcased their creative talents on Saturday 1 August. Continue reading “August in Africa @ Covent Garden 2015”