Music

Olpha Selepe: The woman who became a pop sensation at 65

When Olpha Selepe told her children she wanted to release her own pop song, they pleaded with her not to. They didn't want to hurt her feelings, but it just wasn't what 65-year-old retired teachers did. Her siblings agreed, urging her

Eddy Kenzo: I’m a hustler, I’m a ghetto child

For someone who spent most of his childhood on the street, Uganda's Eddy Kenzo has what could be considered a surprisingly upbeat attitude to life. "Me, I’m here to promote the good vibe. I’m here to show people what kind of life we go

The making of hip hop and rap artist Ice Prince Zamani

Growing up in the city of Jos in central Nigeria, Ice Prince never set out to become a musician. But through personal loss and the and the violent crisis he saw unfolding on the streets, he found solace in singing and rap music. When

AY Poyoo: The ‘GOAT’ hitmaker from Ghana

AY Poyoo, an internet sensation, is one of Ghana’s all-rounded entertainers and he calls himself the GOAT, greatest of all time. As a full-time entertainer he raps and he acts. His official release of 'GOAT' hit in the country and

Wendy Kemunto: Dealing with my rape through music

Kenyan musician Wendy Kemunto also known as Wendy K was gang raped on her birthday by two men. She says one of the biggest issues in fighting sexual violence on the continent is the lack of understanding of consent. She shared her story.