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News Niger » Music: How South Africa's Gqom is influencing Nigerian music

News channel or source: http://www.pulse.ng/entertainment/music/how-south-africas-gqom-is-influencing-nigerian-music-id8023661.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Right now, dance floors all across Nigeria are turning up to ‘Available’, a sparse record by Patoranking which inspires the craziest of moves. The song released in November 2017, is a hollow record, packed full of banging drums which inspire dancing.

News Niger » Music: New music from Wakanda, Niger, and Alberta in this week’s Go Slow No

News channel or source: http://www.citypages.com/music/new-music-from-wakanda-niger-and-alberta-in-this-weeks-go-slow-no/474716563
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Since the bestselling album in America happens to be the soundtrack to a blockbuster about a mythical African realm, I’m hoping to trick you into listening to a band from Niger this week too. Hey, can’t blame a guy for trying. Kendrick Lamar is so ...

News Niger » Music: BellaNaija Music presents our BNM Red Alert for February – Yemisi Fancy

News channel or source: https://www.bellanaija.com/2018/02/bnm-red-alert-february-yemisi-fancy/
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

BellaNaija Music is happy to present our “BNM Red Alert” for the month of February! For those who are not familiar with this column, BNM Red Alert profiles young artistes who we feel have what it takes to conquer the Nigerian airwaves. These artistes ...

News Niger » Music: Pyeongchang 2018: Nigerian athletes performance simply amazing — Elegbeleye

News channel or source: https://www.vanguardngr.com/2018/02/pyeongchang-2018-nigerian-athletes-performance-simply-amazing-elegbeleye/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

“You can remember that Reggae legend and music icon, Bob Marley composed a record for the Jamaican bobsled team (cool running) then. “The Nigerian girls did not only finish their four races, they recorded their personal bests in two of the races ...

News Niger » Music: Behind The Scenes At CRASHfest: How An All-Star World Music Festival Takes Shape

News channel or source: http://www.wbur.org/artery/2018/02/23/crashfest-house-of-blues
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

The event is CRASHfest, World Music/CRASHarts’ third annual global music festival ... R&B with an intercultural twist and “new wave funky rock,” with bands performing from Zimbabwe, Niger and Morocco, among others. The full list is on the CRASHfest ...

News Niger » Music: Nigerian bobsledders balance their heritages

News channel or source: http://woodtv.com/2018/02/14/nigerian-bobsledders-balance-their-heritages/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

where they blast Nigerian music before races. At last week’s opening ceremony, they entered the Olympic Stadium wearing green and white aso-oke, a Yoruba cloth worn on special occasions. The team has also been eager to connect with fellow African ...

News Niger » Music: Nigerian Skeleton Competitor Simidele Adeagbo is Not Afraid of Making History

News channel or source: https://sports.vice.com/en_us/article/8xd585/nigerian-skeleton-competitor-simidele-adeagbo-is-not-afraid-of-making-history
Publication date: Friday 16 February 2018

Early on in the journey, Adeagbo picked up a pre-race habit to help her focus: listening to Nigerian music. One artist of choice is Davido, an Atlanta-born artist who, like Adeagbo, attended college in the U.S. “It keeps me grounded on the bigger picture ...

News Niger » Music: Skrillex Spotted In The Studio With Nigerian Reggae Artist Burna Boy

News channel or source: http://www.youredm.com/2018/02/19/skrillex-spotted-studio-nigerian-reggae-artist-burna-boy/
Publication date: onday 19 February 2018

You might not have heard of Nigerian artist Burna Boy yet ... Burna Boy has entered the studio with one of the top music producers in the world: Skrillex. Skrillex, of course, has been flexing his production muscles working on others’ music heavily ...

News Niger » Music: Music of a borderless world takes the stage at CRASHfest

News channel or source: https://www.bostonglobe.com/arts/music/2018/02/15/music-borderless-world-takes-stage-crashfest/eULIxkRk4C5dC7rmFM80fP/story.html
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

Next Saturday, CRASHfest will turn Boston’s House of Blues into a bright kaleidoscope of global music, food, and dancing for the third year in a row. The performers hail from as far away as Niger and as close by as Somerville, and the variety of music ...