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Samini to Headline the Face2Face Africa‘s F.A.C.E. List Awards

Ghanaian dancehall and reggae artist Samini will headline this year’s edition of the Face2Face Africa‘s F.A.C.E. List Awards in New York.

The annual FACE List awards will celebrate a cocktail of African pioneers and achievers in Business, Fashion, Entertainment, Health, and other important sectors.

Financier Dr. Mo Ibrahim, fashion icon Alek Wek, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Oheneba Boachie-Adjei, Afrobeat singer Femi Kuti, entrepreneur Bethlehem Alemu, and general manager of the NBA’s Toronto Raptors Masai Ujiri will be honored for their outstanding contributions and positive representation of the African continent.

Samini is an award-winning musician with international recognition. He won the “Best African Act” at the 2006 MOBO Awards and won three awards at the 2007 Ghana Music Awards.

Actor and TV personality Chris Attoh will be hosting with Sandra Appiah, COO of Face2Face Africa.

The F.A.C.E. List Awards will take place Saturday, July 26th, at the Skirball Center in New York and will include a dazzling star-studded Red Carpet session and feature a impressive collection of artistes.

The program is sponsored by State Farm,  Arik Airlines, Peace Corps, and hosted in partnership with the Permanent Observer Mission of the African Union to the UN, IBom LLC., and Africa 2.0.

Credit: Face2Face

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NEW HIT: 4×4 – Baby Dance ft. Davido

Award-winning Ghanaian music group, 4×4 has finally released its latest banger, ‘Baby Dance’ featuring the recently crowned BET Award Best African act, Davido.

Combining the eclectic styles of group members Fresh Prince, Captain Planet and Coded with the Davido, the single is a pulsating club banger that should have people dancing across Africa and the globe in the coming days.

The release comes with a hot video shot on location in Lagos by the award-winning director, Clarence Peters.

‘Baby Dance’, the first single from their upcoming album, introduces a new sound from 4×4, produced by Nigerian beat maker, DJ Coublon as they go through the next chapter of the career under a new record label, Don Jeff.

Click here to check it out!

Story by: Yaw Sarpon

AfriDocs Film Week from July 21 – 25

A world first will be taking place this month when a full week of African documentary films are broadcast across sub-Saharan Africa on DStv channel ED (channel 190) and GOtv (channel 65). Continue reading AfriDocs Film Week from July 21 – 25