Monday, 25 May 2009


1. Obama – The current American president and the most powerful man in the world. His father is a Kenyan.

2. Mandela - Freedom fighter, imprisoned for 27 years and against all odds became the president of the most powerful African nation. HIS truth and reconciliation panel helped healed the rift in the South African nation.

3. Aliaune Thiam( Akon)- record producer and singer from Senegal who has had 23 Top 100 hit songs and has guest appeared 155 times on other artist records. He has two record companies Kon Muzik and Kon Live distribution, and makes the list due to the influence he has on today's youth.

4. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma- President of South Africa, a freedom fighter who was accused of conspiring to overthrow the government in 1962, served time with Nelson Mandela and was Mbeki’s deputy until 2005 but fell out with the then president.

5. Tidjane Thiam – He becomes the first black CEO in the UK of a FTSE 100 company, the Prudential PLC Chief Executive Officer comes from Ivory Coast.

6. Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi- is of Yemeni and Ethiopian ancestry, he was quoted by Forbes as the 43rd richest person in the world. Based in Ethiopia and Saudi Arabia, and made his fortune in construction and real estate and later went into oil refineries business in Sweden and Morocco.

7. Aliko Dangote- was the richest black person in the world last year but is now number 3 as a result of Oprah Winfrey and Sheikh Mohammed Hussein Ali Al Amoudi claiming the top two spot. He is a Nigerian business man with business interests in Nigeria and other West African countries.

8. Femi Otedola is a Nigerian billionaire oil magnate.He is the CEO of African Petroleum and was recently involved in a dispute with Dangote (number 7) who was his very close friend.

9.Morgan Tsvangirai and Raila Odinga - both of these men make the list due to their resilience (for the first time in Africa, a power coalition is in existence). It is said that Tsvangirai and Odinga won the majority of their votes but due to their love for their country settled for a coalition. Raila is from Kenya while Tsvangirai is from Zimbabwe.

10. Kofi Annan, the seventh United nations secretary general and former Nobel peace price award winner, is also a member of the global elders group. He was instrumental in the peace pack signed between Mwai Kibaki and Raila Odinga of Kenya. He his seen as a future leader of his country Ghana.

Some very inspiratinal songs from 2008/09.

Wednesday, 20 May 2009


The first ever MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs) took place in Abuja, Nigeria. The awards helped showcase the best music and musicians from Africa. Flo Rida, Kelly Rowland, The Game from the USA joined the african contigent Cassette, Jozi, HHP, Asa, D Banj, P Square, man of man and a host of others. This year the MAMAs will be held in Nairobi, Kenya at the Indoor Arena, Moi International Sports Centre, on the 10th of October 2009. Exciting times. Not only does this event honour and showcase the talent straight out of Africa, but it also puts the host country in the spotlight for tourism. It’s great for the continent and for the music and entertainment industry. We will be bringing more information on the second MTV Africa Music Awards.

Kenya To Host 2009 MTV Africa Music Awards.

Valsero was voted the best Hip Hop Artist and awarded Canal D'Or Best Hip Hop Artist 2008. This dude is deep

The hottest artist in Nigeria has finally released his music video to his banging joint Bumper 2 Bumper. Mr Wande Coal.

Africa is such a diverse continent and with the emergence of quality video and awards for music across Africa, we now have now stations like MTV Africa and Channel O Top Ten African music . Here is our top ten for the month.

1. 9ice ft 2face idibia (Nigeria) Street credibility. 2face is popular for the African girl

2. Da L.E.S - FIRE ft BONGZ, MAGGZ. (South African)

These guys brought South African Hip Hop to a stand still with this banging joint.

3. Gimme love - Dama do Bling feat. amavel (Mozambique) This video is hot it is directed by dj marcell.It has a quality heavy metal inspiration.

4. Black Chata - Black Rhino (Tanzania)

5. Omoge - Drae (Nigeria)

6. Big Boy Anthem - Jay Ru (Nigeria)

7. Step Up - Weird MC (Nigeria)

8. Want you back - XOD (Uganda). This video was very unique, Video made with the pixilation technique. Directed by Andrew Haycock . Very kool

9. Golo golo ft Tinny - Echo (Ghana) NAR Winners.First Video is also Dance hall

10. So hot - JR (South Africa)

About to blow. Wande coal, Black prophet ft sway, Juacali, may7ven, Ruggedman

This little man is taken the web by storm. I laughed so hard when i saw this video

New joint from Ghana's Black prophet ft sway. This song is new and hot ....

Please comapre these two songs and let us know which one is hot.

why is there so much beef with this guy..o boy oh banging

This is another hot banging joint from kenya's Juacali

Is this really Segun odegbami's daughter, with this banging joint.

where are all my hot banging dancer, please give this hippo a run for his money