As the latest Band Aid single becomes the fastest-selling single of the year so far, concern is simmering over the style of the fundraising drive, just as it did 30 years ago. She said she felt the same way about the new version. The first Band Aid did raise money, but it left Ethiopia and the rest of Africa with a very negative legacy, that survives to this day. Lemma was born in Ethiopia and moved to the US when she was 12 in the early s. The debate has refocused attention on the methods used by rich nations to raise money for countries hit by crisis.
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Sauti Sol. A big hit in Ghana. Featuring hip-hop heavyweights Davido and Cassper Nyovest, the remix is already blowing up the charts for this impossibly young talent. Mellow, magical and moving, is a must have for any discerning world music fan. Black Coffee. The track reached number one on numerous national charts, featured in DJs sets around the world and sparked the WeDanceAgain viral video challenge. The track embraces women of every colour and definitely had every girl on the continent feeling loved and appreciated. Check out the bass on this one, as well as the slightly naughty video!
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After the release of this album, he became a force to be reckoned with in contemporary African music. It also stayed on the number one spot on the iTunes chart for nine consecutive weeks. Nigeria pop singer Yemi Alade burst onto the African music scene in She made a name for herself after winning the maiden edition of the Peak Talent Show. Before winning the competition, she was a member of the girl group, Noty Spices. It has received over 31 million views on YouTube.