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Diaspora Artist(Phoenix) | Stofresh Biography

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Born in Freetown, Sierra Leone, West Africa, Stofresh also known as ‘Isatta Magona” moved to the United States of America at the age of 15.  Her rich fusion of Afrobeat, hip-hop, and dance music overlaid with effortlessly rich and enchanting vocals against a background of sinewy percussive rhythms is emerging[…]

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Finding Fela Movie Premieres In New York at The International Film Cente

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Source: applauseafrica.com Written by Michael Ikotun No individual better embodies African music of the 1970s and ’80s—and its pivotal role in postcolonial political activism—than Fela Kuti. After quickly taking his native Nigeria by storm, the pioneering musician’s confrontational Afrobeat sound soon spread throughout the continent and beyond, even as it[…]

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