"Actually I am trying my best to show the real image of the young Syrian people and not the fake one" projected by the Islamic State group, he explains in polished English over a beer.
Linkin Park singer Bennington dead in apparent suicide
Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington, who overcame a troubled childhood to top the charts with an angry but melodic brand of metal, was found dead Thursday in an apparent suicide. He was 41.
Wizkid, Damian Marley set for music ‘collabo’
Nigerian music youngster, Wizkid has revealed that he is working to create a song with Damian Marley, son of late Jamaican legend Bob Marley.
Madonna asks court to block love letter auction
Madonna asked a judge Tuesday to block an auction of memorabilia including a breakup letter from rapper Tupac Shakur, saying the intimate items were stolen by her former friend.
'Despacito' declared most streamed song ever
Puerto Rican singer Luis Fonsi's "Despacito," whose reggaeton beat has swept the globe, on Wednesday was named the most streamed song of all time.
Rapper Akon to buy 50% of African music download service
Akon, whose real name is Aliaune Badara Thiam, announced in Dakar he would become the majority shareholder in the service, describing Musik Bi as "the platform of the future".
KingCe returns with 'Make Me Humkle'
Rising rapper and RnB singer, Kingsley Nonso Edward, is back with a new single, Make Me Humble. The singer, popularly known as KingCe, made noticeable impact in the industry in 2012, after releasing his first hit single, Your Love.
Akon signs DeeVee to Konvict Music
As part of his grand plan for music from Africa taking over the world, global music star and entrepreneur Akon have signed Producer DeeVee (Divine Austins) to his music empire, Konvict Music.
Judge voids label's murky deal for Prince catalog
The voiding of the deal -- which is highly unusual for such a high-profile contract -- is the latest drama over Prince's catalog since the "Purple Rain" star died suddenly without a will in April 2016.