Shatta Wale "Maali" on #Ghana #Jamaica #Dancehall #Music #13thStreetPromotions #ShattaWale #Maali #Album #Africa #Caribbean #ShattaWaleGH

.@ShattaWaleGH Collaborates With Vybz Kartel On “Mansa Musa”

Ghana’s Shatta Wale is still running things, and his dominance has only grown stronger. The African Dancehall King continues to grow his following, asserting himself in every scene, and influencing many to follow in his footsteps. With a number of projects already in his catalogue, he made noise recently with his 5th studio album, “Maali“. One track has already secured a place in Dancehall history, and it’s called, “Mansa Musa“!

“Mansa Musa” is the long-awaited collaboration between Shatta Wale, and Vybz Kartel, and they show you why they reign supreme over a Damaker Studios production. The “GhanaGaza” connection finds them aiming to achieve more success, and delivering some of their best musically. “Mansa Musa” refers to the wealthiest King in history, and the deejays definitely have ambitions to become the wealthiest Kings in their respective leagues. Shatta has been oftentimes compared to the World Boss due to having a similar influence in his part of the world, but many were longing for a collaboration between them. While we hope for more in the future, we’re glad this one happened. Despite being incarcerated and failed appeal attempts, Kartel is still pressing on with new content, and keeping his name alive behind bars. The Dancehall Kings continue to rule.



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Mr. 2Kay x JayWillz "Motion" on #Nigeria #Africa #AfroBeats #Music #13thStreetPromotions #Motion #Mr2Kay #JayWillz

.@Mr_2Kay Returns With JayWillz Featured, “Motion”!

It’s February, and that means love may be in the air for many. With that in mind, we’re here to give you something new from Nigerian Artist, Mr. 2Kay! Check out the new single, “Motion“.

Produced by Hermz and Chuckie, “Motion” features fellow Nigerian Artist JayWillz, and Mr. 2Kay dedicates this one to all ladies out there. It’s all about the love and affection given from both parties, and the vibes that takes over when you’re with that person. With Mr. 2Kay and JayWillz delivering a melodic number, expect this one to gain popularity with the lovers in time for Valentine’s Day. “Motion” is Mr. 2Kay’s first release since “Moving Mountains” in 2021, and will be featured on his upcoming W.I.N.A (Why I’m Never Afraid)EP. In the meantime, call up that special someone, and play this.

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StoneBwoy "Therapy" on #Ghana #StoneBwoy #Music #Therapy #DefJam #13thStreetPromotions #Afrobeats

.@StoneBwoy Steps Out With @DefJamAfrica Debut Single, “Therapy”!

The “1GADStoneBwoy returns with new music, and we know the world is thankful for it. The “BHIM Nation” boss made a big move recently by signing to Def Jam Africa, a historic move that promises to gain him even more channels to deliver his classic music. Ready to take on the new opportunity like a Bull when it sees red, he releases his debut single for Def Jam titled, “Therapy“.

Produced by Supa Dups, Izy Beats, and Daramola, StoneBwoy has a conversation with his “numero uno” Woman who thinks he’s messing around despite trying to treat her special and spoil her. With the infectious production, we truly believe this will do damage when it hits more spots around the world. StoneBwoy has been one of the leading names in the Afrobeats scene for a number of years, and his iconic status continues to be greater. We look forward to what else he has in store for his new label, especially in the collaborations department.

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Celia Cruz "Bemba Colora" on #Cuba #CeliaCruz #AfroLatina #AfroCuban #QueenOfSalsa #LaReinaDeLaSalsa #Caribbean #WomensHistoryMonth #WomensMonth

OLDIES SUNDAY: @CeliaCruz – Bemba Colora (1966)

This March on Oldies Sunday, we recognize it as Women’s History Month. We salute the many Women who have taken big steps, and left amazing legacies. Today, we head over to Cuba to salute the “Queen Of Salsa” or “La Reina De La Salsa“, and “La Guarachera De Cuba“, Celia Cruz! We look back at her single, “Bemba Colora“.

Originally composed by Jose Claro Fumero, “Bemba Colora” was released in 1966 through Tico Records. The song possessed a strong anti-racist message, a bit of storytelling, and celebrated a proud African heritage as “Bemba Colora” meant “big red lips/red mouth“, which is a distinct feature of many Black people. The song features a heavy dose of percussion and horns, and will have anyone breaking out in dance. “Bemba Colora” was a hit for Celia Cruz, later on becoming one of her signature songs. “Bemba Colora” was featured on Cruz’s 1966 album, “Son con Guaguancó“.

Celia Cruz would become one of the faces of the then growing Latin Music movement overseas, mastering many forms of Afro-Cuban music styles over time. Celia Cruz has inspired generations of Latin Artists, and her presence is still felt to this day. She is still celebrated around the world, with special tributes being presented yearly. “Celia Cruz Day” is celebrated in San Francisco, California on October 25, and she has a few Schools and roads named after her in her honour.

thank you celia cruz!

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Celebrate “The African Dancehall King” @ShattaWaleGH’s Birthday With Our Latest Playlist!

He is considered one of Ghana’s biggest artists, he is called the “African Vybz Kartel” thanks to his heavy work ethic, and he is an African legend. Today, Recording Artist Shatta Wale (formerly known as Bandana) celebrates his 35th birthday, and we salute his greatness with our latest Playlist called, “The African Dancehall King“.

With 3 1/2 hours of tracks, we highlight some of Shatta Wale’s biggest singles, and show the world why he’s considered a legend. From Afrobeats, to Dancehall, to Pop, to working with the likes of Mavado, Shenseea, Medikal, Alkaline, Burna Boy, and Beyoncé, Shatta has worked with some of the best of them, and his journey is far from finished. What are your favourite songs from him? Join the Shatta Movement!

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Party Up Today With DJ Shone Alcapone’s “Shape Nice” Afrobeats Mixtape!

First off, Happy Labour Day Jamaica! While many will be contributing their energies to various projects today, there will be others who choose to rest and relax, and others who just work like it’s just another day. Regardless, you need music, and we have DJ Shone Alcapone from BelgradeSerbia with his new Afrobeats mixtape titled, “Shape Nice“! Featuring over an hour of hits from the likes of Burna Boy, Timaya, Mr. Eazi, Afro B, and many others, nothing’s wrong with dancing while you work today.

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