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RETTA Releases ‘Kolo For You’ Video On Heels of NY Times Article on Indie Rock Embracing African Invasion

In October 2010,  Ladybrille introduced you to the artist RETTA while highlighting Africa’s rock scene. We followed up with an exclusive interview in November of the same year. This year, last week Friday, The New York Times did a feature on how American Indie Rock bands are “embrac(ing) an African invasion” in their music. On …

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Music News: Ghana’s Rocky Dawuni Nominated for NAACP Image Awards

Ladybrille Magazine salutes Ghanaian reggae musician Rocky Dawuni who has been nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category of “Outstanding World Music Album” for his record Hymns for a Rebel Soul. “The NAACP Image Awards is an exciting, star-studded salute to the best in entertainment. Honorees, presenters and performers have included many of …

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Music News: Goddess of African Cool Simphiwe Dana to Perform at 12th Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival

Goddess of African Cool Simphiwe Dana leads the African contingency at 12th Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival. Below is the scoop on her upcoming performance. “Renowned South African music sensation, Simphiwe Dana will set the Cape Town stages ablaze as she heads the African contingency at the 12th Annual Cape Town International Jazz Festival …

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Music News: D-Black da Ghana Bwouy Gears up for Yes Boss! Tour

2011 is going to be a great year for African music and Ghana’s music industry so long as D-Black is in the music game. Ready to take Ghana music to a global level, D-Black brings it hard this month dropping a hot single ‘Yes Boss’ to show he is truly boss while he prepares for …