Arts and Culture

She Awards Gambia
She Awards Gambia honours deserving women, organisations
Mar 10, 2023, 1:42 PM

She Awards Gambia, a women-led platform that recognizes and celebrates the outstanding efforts and achievements of Gambian women in various sectors, on Saturday honoured women leaders and trendsetters across various fields and walks of life.

HORACE SILVER  The Jazz Messenger with Cape Verdean Roots
Mar 10, 2023, 1:34 PM

As we continue to write about jazz, we always try to remind our readers about the link that exist between the melodious sounds of Africa and the jazz idiom that was developed in the United States. We have traced the origins of jazz to Africa, but it was not called jazz then, and the term jazz only came into existence after the music developed in New Orleans. The pioneers of the music later moved to Chicago where the word was used to describe the music and the dance. Yes! The dance. Jazz, just like the foxtrot is a revere form of dance that is smooth and artistic. 

McCoy Tyner  The Pianist with a Gentle Touch
Mar 3, 2023, 3:12 PM

In the world of Jazz, the piano is considered its most fundamental musical instrument.

Audiomack partners with Africell to enhance music streaming accessibility in The Gambia
Mar 3, 2023, 3:07 PM

Africa’s leading music streaming platform, Audiomack, has partnered with a leading African mobile network operator, Africell, to enhance music streaming accessibility to subscribers in The Gambia.

Awa Gambia
Awa Gambia nominated for She Awards Gambia Music Personality of the Year
Mar 3, 2023, 3:06 PM

She Awards Gambia, a women-led platform that recognizes and celebrates the outstanding efforts and achievements of Gambian women in various sectors, has unveiled Awa Gambia amongst nominees for its award slated for tomorrow.

The Bunkas
The Bunkas’ Futuwo Album launch set for tomorrow
Mar 3, 2023, 3:03 PM

The launching of the ‘Futuwo’ music album by Afro-Manding star Lamin B. Touray, Popularly known as Badibunka and sometimes referred to as Jawaro, and wife Binbunka is set for tomorrow at the Pencha Mi Hall.

Kombonka describes it a dream come true having Jaliba in his ‘Silakang’ Album
Mar 3, 2023, 3:02 PM

Gambian Afro-manding sensation, Ebrima Touray, who goes with the alias Kombonka, has described the having in his album a song by veteran musician Jaliba Kuyateh a dream come true. The rising star dubbed Jaliba a legend and thanked him sincerely.

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She Awards Gambia unveils nominees for tomorrow’s award
Mar 3, 2023, 2:59 PM

She Awards Gambia, a women-led platform that recognizes and celebrates the outstanding efforts and achievements of Gambian women in various sectors, has unveiled its nominees ahead of its mega-award ceremony tomorrow, where deserving women and girls will be honoured.

Gambian-American couple return to origin, ready to invest
Feb 24, 2023, 1:22 PM

In an effort to contribute to national development in music and other sectors,
Lucky Smoothstone, commonly known as Ebrima Amadou Jallow, and his wife
Anita Joyce, and her Gambian name, Fatima Taal Jallow, has return to their origin
of land The Gambia in order to contribute their quota to national development.

Fatou Sowe Jabang
All eyes set on prestigious Gunjur Miss Nawettan beauty pageant tomorrow
Feb 24, 2023, 1:17 PM

All eyes are set on the 2023 prestigious Gunjur Miss ‘nawettan’ beauty contest tomorrow, Saturday 25th February 2023 at the Lebretore Night.

Flex Fuzion Ent.
Flex Fuzion Ent. kicks off performing arts entrepreneurship training
Feb 24, 2023, 1:13 PM

Flex Fusion Entertainment and Dance Academy on Monday, 13th February, officially kicked off the 2nd cohort of participants under the ‘Performing arts entrepreneurship’ project, funded by the U.S. Embassy Banjul.

Budding young artists
Budding artists Fula Gangster featured in another controversial hit
Feb 24, 2023, 1:11 PM

Budding young artists, Fula Gangster, has been featured by Sukuta’s Classic T in yet another controversial single, which is anticipated to makes waves across the country in the coming weeks and months as the song has hit nearly 5 thousand views on YouTube as of Wednesday (3 days after release).

One Pac v2
One Pac apologises colleague musician ST
Feb 24, 2023, 1:08 PM

Gambian music industry on Saturday, 11 February, registered giant strides as it registered the on-stage reconciliation of two of the country’s most prolific artists.

Attack rumoured to have parted ways with manager
Feb 24, 2023, 1:06 PM

Gambian musical sensation, Abdoulie Gaye, alias Attack, is currently rumoured to have parted ways with manager,Pa Malick Mbaye of Mam Diarra Production, who is believed to have guided and managed the young hitmaker to stardom.

STs Dimba Baa
ST’s Dimba Baa concert tears Qcity
Feb 17, 2023, 12:49 PM

Following the release of his ‘Ay Wulay’ hit song, ST Brikama Boyo’s Dimba Baa concert held at Qcity on Saturday attracted massive crowd as people from across the country and even beyond graced the show in numbers.

Kombonka releases cover for long awaited ‘Silakang’ album
Feb 17, 2023, 12:46 PM

Gambian manding sensation, Ebrima Touraya alias Kombonka earlier this week released the cover for his much-anticipated album, Silakang.

Kalusian releases new single
Feb 17, 2023, 12:44 PM

Finland-based music minister, songwriter, and vocal coach, Kalusian has release his newest single “Raise the praise This Africa Praise medley.

Nuimi Kanuma
NKCG, Essau Hospital fundraising set for tomorrow
Feb 3, 2023, 1:27 PM

Nuimi Kanuma Cultural Group (NKCG) will tomorrow, Saturday 4th February 2023 embark on a fundraising event in collaboration with staff of Essau District Hospital. The event will be held at Essau community nursery school widely known as Jackson.

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