Afrika Festival Hertme 2017 (Day 1 full summary report)

Afrika Festival Hertme is the premiere African music festival in the Netherlands. The 29th edition of this two-day festival featured various artists including Jupiter & Okwess from Congo, Ali Farka Toure band and Oumou Sangare from Mali, Dele Sosimi Afrobeat Orchestra from Nigeria, Chalo Correia from Angola, Rajab Suleiman & …

Under Joburg Skies – Behind the scenes documentary

Here’s a short behind the scene documentary about the first workshop Under Joburg Skies. Under Joburg Skies is an initiative founded by Zola Maseko (film director), Andrea Larnyoh (music management, values educator) and Andreas Cohrs (music and project manager) in order to strengthen local structures in culture and arts with …

Meet Benjamin Lebrave a.k.a DJ Bbrave – African music promoter & DJ

Breaking boundaries. Benjamin Lebrave aka DJ Bbrave is a half-American, half-French promoter of Africa music. As the founder/owner of Akwaaba music label, he is at the forefront of promoting Africa music worldwide. As DJ he brings African music to new audiences in Africa, Europe, America and more. Africa Web TV …

Noela Wiyaala – fiercely breaking all rules

Noela Wiyaala from Ghana, is a lady literarily creating and defining the new African sound. She fuses music from her Sisaala tribe with contemporary pop music. In this Africa Web TV exclusive, she talks with Phay Mutepa about her career defining moments, her upbringing, her musical influence, her first European …