Category Archives: Music

French envoy asks Zambia to arrest Congolese music star Koffi Olomide

The French embassy in Zambia has asked the local authorities to arrest Congolese rhumba star Koffi Olomide for various allegations. 



Polémique sur les chansons gospel de Prince Mshindi, Big Zoe, et GN

Ugandan musician Mowzey Radio dies

KAMPALA – President Yoweri Museveni and thousands of Ugandans have paid glowing tributes to Ugandan musician Moses Ssekibogo, best known as Mowzey Radio, who died Thursday morning.

« The King is Gone, » the musician’s official Twitter account said.

Soul singer Sampha wins prestigious Mercury Prize award

Soul singer Sampha was named the overall winner of Britain’s Mercury Prize for popular music for his debut album “Process” on Thursday (September 14). The 28-year-old south Londoner collected a trophy and a 25,000-pound award.

Humanizing, harmonizing effects of music aren’t a myth


Listening to music from other cultures furthers one’s pro-diversity belief

Jake Harwood turned his lifelong hobby as a musician into a scholarly question: Could the sharing of music help ease interpersonal relations between people from different backgrounds, such as Americans and Arabs?

Mississippi man sues R. Kelly over alleged affair with wife


A Mississippi man has filed lawsuit against R. Kelly, alleging the singer had an affair with his wife of five years.

Singer Chameleone’s wife files for divorce


Daniella Atim, wife of musician Joseph Mayanja alias Jose Chameleone has asked the Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s Court to annul her marriage on grounds of cruelty.

Musicians demand replacement of Burundian Musicians’ Association representative


Thirty Burundian musicians from inside and outside the country addressed last week a correspondence to the Minister of Culture, Youth and Sport asking him to replace the current representative of the Burundian Musicians’ Association.They accuse him of leading this association more than 13 years illegally.

Tanzania rapper Nay wa Mitego freed after Magufuli criticism


Tanzanian rapper Emmanuel Elibariki, known as Nay wa Mitego, has been released just a day after he was arrested for releasing a song deemed insulting to the government.

Can this radio detect your mood and play songs to match?


Would we get on better with clever machines if they understood what mood we were in?

Many roboticists and computer engineers seem to think so, because they’re always trying to make their creations more human.