Since he began his solo career in 2006, the Congolese artist Fally Ipupa has continued to surprise his fans. Just weeks after the release of his third album "Power", the former musician Latin Quarter of Koffi Olomide was elected on 14 May to Trace Urban Music Awards 2013 "Best African Artist". A coronation for those who now enjoys his fame to advocate in his own way for the return of peace in his country, the DRC. Interview.
It is a "happy man" that we find on 15 May evening in the lobby of a hotel in Paris. He is surrounded by his countrymen came to congratulate him on the eve of his triumph in the Le Trianon room at the foot of Montmartre, the 18th district in the French capital. At 35, Fally Ipupa was crowned "Best African Artist" Trace Urban Music Awards 2013.
A reward which coincides with the release, a few weeks earlier, his third album, Power , "one of the best productions of the musical world afro" said Claudy Siar his show tropical colors on RFI . But beyond the artistic quality of the work, the "DiCaprio" Congolese (one of many nicknames Fally Ipupa) defector from the orchestra Latin Quarter Koffi Olomide , especially dedicated a song from his latest album to security situation in the Kivu. A first for the star of Congolese music.
But it does not stop there. The singer also organizes a "charity game", June 15, in Kinshasa, with the stars of African football and showbiz. Objective: To raise funds to help the people in the eastern part of the DRC. How to interpret this engagement that which is now called "Hustler", named Goodwill Ambassador since 2006 the UNDP momentum? Four questions to Fally Ipupa.
Irene Ntale is the new artist on the music block signed to Swangz Avenue and trust Bebe Cool who is quick at identifying talent, they have already done a track together. On Wednesday, Irene and Bebe were shooting the video for their latest track, Love Letter.
If you've watched or listened to her first studio single, 'Nkubukinze' which was released late last month, you will notice that the guitarist and songwriter has talent. Interestingly, top stars like Juliana Kanyomozi and Iryn Namubiru have already appreciated her music. Appearing on Radiocity FM last week, Juliana told McKenzie that she is promising after listening to her track that was #18 on the countdown.
Getting such remarks from a Tusker Project Fame judge and more so Juliana is one way of knowing that you are on the right track. A tweet from Iryn Namubiru to Ntale last month indicates that she equally appreciates her music. 'Im loving your vibes', Iryn tweeted.
A section of forever upcoming artistes are certainly not happy about this given the fact that Irene has just landed but she is already doing so well in terms of vocals nebigenderako.
TEAM F.E.J aka Felix James, a Liberian unstoppable musician and founder of Affable Records new album "Face Of Africa II" is available NOW on iTunes 5/21/2013, please go and get a copy.
FEJ started as gospel artist and still plays and sings at Friends In Jesus International Ministries. He believes that the sound of African music is more better if an African artists voices their music in an African tune.
FEJ posted a messae on his facebook page to his fans:
The wait is over! Affable Music is proud to presents "Loving It", the first single off the 'Face Of Africa II' album. A remix to this single will also be available on Souferior 'Greatness' album.
Two of Affable best selling artists team up on a song so hot, that it requires two releases. Please stay tune for the video coming late Feb.
We just wanna take a minute and give a shout out to all the producers on the Face of Africa II album,
The first album Video to African Girl was warmly received on MTV Africa Top 10 Countdown. And now FEJ is doing it big again, this time on VEVO. The first album had hits like African Girl feat. Blakka-P, Turn Me On feat. Energetik, LIB Soldier." "also guess by Souferior, Blakka-P, E-boy, Energetik, and 2C."
FEJ is working very hard and reluctantly to bring out that Good Liberian music to the international scene.
One of Congo best dancer and music legend is back, Fally Ipupa who is admired by many has release his new music video "Hustler is Back" from his new album 'Fally". With sweet tone and many more dancing technique and sexiest dancers, Fally Ipapu once again proven to be among some of Africa's best musicians. The first single from his new album is called "sweet life" which is combined with both African and western style.
The long awaited video for the hit song “Baby Oku” is here and Flavour drops it so cool and hot. First the video comes in a blend of pure rhythm and blues taking his fans to a whole new sound and later brings the spice “Original Version” back to it.
Great concept from Flavour, the video is sure going to get air plays. Enjoy