Dance Festival debuts, to sensitise citizens on malaria prevention
The festival, which is the brainchild of Dance and Art Alive in collaboration with Dance Guild of Nigeria (GONG) would be unveiled on World Dance day, today at the National Theatre, Lagos.
Dylan to headline Montreal Jazz Festival
The festival, one of the key events on the jazz calendar, will take place from June 28 to July 8 with Dylan playing June 30 in the 20,000-strong Bell Centre arena.
Kendrick Lamar scores biggest US album release of year
Kendrick Lamar has pulled off the biggest US album debut this year with "DAMN.," an introspective work of hip-hop storytelling that features Rihanna and U2.
Ex-Pink Floyd singer Waters makes first album in 25 years
Columbia Records said the album was a "forthright commentary on the modern world and on uncertain times" and a "natural successor" to Pink Floyd's "Animals" and "The Wall" albums.
Bob Marley serenades Zimbabwe on its birth
Could it happen in this age of greed? A leading international musician pays his own way to travel thousands of miles to celebrate the independence of an African nation. He spends a night in a run-down hotel; smokes marijuana with farmers....
Prince estate tries to block new music release
But Prince's estate, which is led by his siblings, quickly intervened and accused Ian Boxill, a sound engineer who recorded the tracks with the pop legend between 2006 and 2008, of violating an agreement.
Kendrick Lamar, Lorde show new sides at Coachella
Kendrick Lamar introduced a kung fu alter ego and Lorde dramatized the awkwardness of dance clubs as the stars presented new music Sunday at the Coachella festival.
Musicians chase fame on west Africa's musical islands
"During this fifth edition of the AME, foreign producers showed a lot of interest towards Cape Verdian artists like Lucibela and Os Tubaroes," said Jose da Silva, the festival's executive director, as the week drew to a close.