Five Artists That Spread The Gospel Of Africa

Femi Kuti:
Olufela Olufemi Anikulapo Kuti popularly known as Femi Kuti, is a Nigerian musician born in London and raised in Lagos, Nigeria. He is the eldest son of the famous afrobeat legend Fela Kuti. Femi is a multi-talented instrumentalist and vocalist who follows after the footsteps of his father. He is Africa personified. Everything about his music shouts Africa! The attire of himself, his back-up singers, choreographers and instrumentalist will make any African proud. The maestro performed at the recent past Africa Cup of Nations which held in Egypt.

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Yemi Alade:
The Afropop singer is one of Nigeria’s top music exports. She has and continues to represent Nigeria and the African continent on international platforms. What sets the “Johnny” singer apart from her female contemporaries in Nigeria is the fact that she expresses the spirit of Africa, using music as her platform. There is none of her videos that is shot without an expression of the beauty of the culture either through her wardrobe, location, instruments, hairstyle, rhythm and language. The multiple award winning artiste has lots of collabos both with local and international artistes under her belt.

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Mafikizolo:
This is a South African singing duo consisting of Theo Kgosinkwe and Nhlanhla Nciza. They are multiple times winner of the South African Music Award and have both performed and collaborated internationally. After their hit song “Kona”, they have been synonymous with excellent music over a period of nearly twenty years and have created a slew of hits, appealing to a large cross-section of audiences both home and abroad. This duo is everything Africa. From their choreography, to dramatization, language, wardrobe, accessories, location, these ones represent mama Africa!

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Adekunle Gold:
The popular “Orente” musician, whose birth name is Adekunle Kosoko, is a Nigerian highlife singer, songwriter and graphic designer. He gained widespread attention after releasing the 2015 hit single “Sade”, a highlife-style cover of One Direction’s “Story of My Life”. The songs of this multiple-award winner capture the hearts of every generation as it tells the story of the average Nigerian. His songs are also used for different kinds of celebration especially at weddings because of its poetic style. Adekunle Gold represents Africa any day especially with his constant native attire and head dress (native cap).

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Noella Wiyaala:
Born on December 22, 1986 the Ghanaian Afro pop singer-songwriter sings in her native language Sissala and Waala dialects and English, and often combines all three languages within her songs. The Ghanaian Afro musician loves Madonna, short hair and her culture which is expressed through every element of her art. Noella is an award winning pop-star.

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