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Azonto 'is improving Africa's image'

Azonto 'is improving Africa's image' | African News | Scoop.it

Fuse ODG is a Ghanaian musician who recently won the Music of Black Origin (Mobo) award for Best African Act.

 

His song Antenna shot into the UK Top 10 Singles chart earlier this year.

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He is currently teaching the world the wonders of Ghana's dance craze, Azonto.

 

BBC Africa's Sophie Ikenye asked him about the message behind his music.

 

Video clips courtesy of ODG Records

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Not my kind of music ... but it's good that it's getting recognised outside Ghana.

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African diva Angelique Kidjo wins Songlines Best Artist award - Reuters

African diva Angelique Kidjo wins Songlines Best Artist award - Reuters | African News | Scoop.it
African diva Angelique Kidjo wins Songlines Best Artist award Reuters LONDON (Reuters) - African diva Angelique Kidjo was named Best Artist in Songlines magazine's annual world music awards on Friday, lauded for her high-energy shows and her...
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An awesome voice!

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