Africa

Fabolous to Headline Ghana Music Festival
Brooklyn rapper Fabolous has been tapped to headline a major music festival in Ghana, Africa. Due to the success his 2009 'My Time' single with Jeremih, a huge hit in the West African country, Fabolous has been chosen to top the event, being held at the Dome of the Accra International Conference Centre on April 7...
Freeway Visits African Orphanage, Tweets Video
Coming off a stellar comeback year in which he released one of our top 10 favorite albums in 'The Stimulus Package,' Freeway is currently taking a little holiday break with a trip over to Africa. The former Roc-a-fella rapper has been visiting different locales over the past few days and posted a video of his tour of an orphanage in Djibouti, the small country sandwiched between Somalia and Ethiop
Akon Launches Konfidence Foundation to Give Back to Africa
Akon is giving back to the underprivileged youth of Africa with his new organization, the Konfidence Foundation. The organization was started by Akon, a native of Senegal, to bring awareness to the conditions in Africa, and provide the youth of the country with educational materials, health services and access to learning and recreational environments equipped with modern technology...
John Legend’s ‘Show Me Campaign’ Earns BET Humanitarian Award
John Legend will be honored with the Humanitarian Award at the BET Awards on June 27, after three successful years of work with his Show Me Campaign. The non-profit organization has mobilized efforts in Africa and the U.S. to battle poverty through education reform, and the six-time Grammy winner tells The BoomBox that he is happy to spread the message...
Canibus Set to Perform in South Africa
Canibus has announced plans to perform in Africa this April, giving African fans the rare opportunity to see the renowned battle rapper on stage. The former Wyclef Jean protege is scheduled to headline at the Bassline in Newton, Johannesburg, April 2, where he will run through a setlist of old and new material, including fan favorites and previously unheard joints from his forthcoming release, 'M