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South African Pianist Nduduzo Makhathini to Release New Album “In the Spirit of Ntu” on May 27th, 2022 | WATCH VISUALIZER for New Single “Senze’Nina”!


 
SOUTH AFRICAN PIANIST & COMPOSER NDUDUZO MAKHATHINI RETURNS
WITH LUMINOUS NEW BLUE NOTE ALBUM IN THE SPIRIT OF NTU OUT MAY 27
 
On May 27, the visionary South African pianist, composer, and healer Nduduzo Makhathini will release In the Spirit of Ntu, his milestone tenth studio album, his second album to be released on Blue Note Records in partnership with Universal Music Group Africa following Modes of Communication,…

Blue Note Records and Universal Music Group Africa Announces Creation of New Imprint “Blue Note Africa”


 
BLUE NOTE RECORDS AND UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP AFRICA
ANNOUNCE THE CREATION OF A NEW IMPRINT
 
BLUE NOTE AFRICA
 
BLUE NOTE AFRICA LAUNCHES THIS SPRING WITH THE RELEASE OF
NDUDUZO MAKHATHINI’S NEWEST ALBUM IN THE SPIRIT OF NTU
 
The legendary Jazz label Blue Note Records and Universal Music Group Africa have announced the creation of Blue Note Africa, an exciting new imprint dedicated to signing Jazz artists from across the African continent,

Vocalist Somi to Release New Project “Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba” on March 4th, 2022 | LISTEN!


 
GRAMMY-Nominated, Internationally Acclaimed Vocalist Somi To Release Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba on March 4, 2022
 
New album honors groundbreaking South African singer, songwriter, and civil rights activist Miriam Makeba on her 90th birthday with special guests Gregory Porter, Angelique Kidjo, Ladysmith Black Mambazo, Seun Kuti and more
 
On March 4, 2022, GRAMMY-nominated vocalist, and songwriter Somi will release her new album, Zenzile: The Reimagination Of Miriam Makeba, a celebration of the late Makeba’s invaluable musical contributions and messages of social justice.

Blue Note Records Releases New Tony Allen Song “Stumbling Down (ft. Sampa The Great)” | LISTEN!


 
Blue Note Records Releases New Tony Allen Song
“Stumbling Down (feat. Sampa The Great)”
 
Second Single From Allen’s Posthumous Album
There Is No End out April 30th
 
April 9, 2021: Today, Blue Note Records released “Stumbling Down (feat. Sampa The Great),” a new song from the legendary Afrobeat drummer Tony Allen.

NEW VOICES! Nigerian Singer Monica Ogah Releases New EP “Different” | LISTEN to New Single “Tremble”!


 
Nigerian Songstress Monica Ogah Releases New EP “Different”
 
Award-winning Nigerian Artist and former project fame season4 winner, MONICA OGAH has released her first body of work EP of the year “DIFFERENT.”

Nigerian Afrobeats Singer Waconzy Releases New Single “Marry You” | WATCH NEW VIDEO!


 
Nigerian Afrobeats Musician Waconzy Releases Visuals For His Latest 2021 African Pop Song Titled ‘MARRY YOU’
 
NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Legendary Nigerian afrobeats singer/songwriter Waconzy known by his evergreen song “I celebrate” delivers a 2021 youtube music video full of good vibes and good food for his latest pop wedding song titled “MARRY YOU.”

National Museum of African American Music Announces New Grand Opening Date | Delayed Until Fall 2020


 
National Museum Of African American Music Announces Grand Opening Date Of September 3, 2020 – Advance Tickets Now Available!
 
First multi-genre Black music museum scheduled to open early September in ‘Music City’
 
NASHVILLE, Tenn., March 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — After more than 20 years in development, the National Museum of African American Music (NMAAM) is ready to open its doors to music lovers of all ages.

Little Steven Announces Remastered Vinyl Edition Of Landmark Protest Album, ‘Sun City’ | Coming March 13th, 2020


 
Little Steven Marks 30th Anniversary Of Nelson Mandela’s Historic Release From Prison By Announcing Remastered Vinyl Edition Of Landmark Protest Album, ‘Sun City’, Ahead Of Its 35th Anniversary This Year
 
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Little Steven, aka Steven Van Zandt, is commemorating today’s 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s historic release from a South African prison after 27 years in captivity…

South African Pianist Nduduzo Makhathini Releases Debut Album “Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds” in 2020 | LISTEN to New Single!


 
INTRODUCING
NDUDUZO MAKHATHINI
 
VISIONARY SOUTH AFRICAN PIANIST & COMPOSER
TO RELEASE HIS BLUE NOTE DEBUT IN 2020
 
The visionary South African pianist and composer Nduduzo Makhathini is set to release his Blue Note Records debut Modes of Communication: Letters from the Underworlds in 2020. Makhathini has released the album’s lead track “Yehlisan’uMoya” (Spirit Come Down)…