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New Music:Navy Seal-Ammara Brown

So you thought that Beyonce or Pearl Thusi were the only ones rappers would put into their music well think again because Bulawayo rapper Navy Seal pays homage to rising superstar Ammara Brown, who when you think of it is an actual mix of Queen Bey (performance and persona) and Pearl Thusi (big hair and fair skin)...hmm.According to Navy Seal, 'Ammara Brown' celebrates female celebrities in Zimbabwe and Miss Brown was the perfect example of  renowned and influential female celebrity.The track was produced by Rough Music and the hip-hop track infuses traditional Zimbabwean sounds.

Beyonce and Justin Bieber lead the 2016 MTV EMAs 

2016 MTV Europe Music Awards Nominations AnnouncedBeyonce and Justin Bieber lead the pack for the most nominations at the 2016 MTV European Music Awards which will be held in Roterdam on 6 November.The two entertainers scored themselves five nods, including Beyonce's 'Formation' up for 'Best Video' and the Biebs finds 'Sorry' in the 'Best Song' category, while Adele follows closely behind with four nominations. The WeekndRihannaDrakeAriana Grande and Kanye West, are all up for nominations in three different categories. Here is the list of nominees in full:Best UK and Ireland Act:AdeleColdplayLittle MixYears & YearsZaynBest Canadian Act:Alessia CaraDrakeJustin BieberShawn MendesThe WeekndBest US Act:Ariana GrandeBeyoncéCharlie PuthKanye Westtwenty one pilotsBest Song:Adele - "Hello"Justin Bieber - "Sorry"Lukas Graham - "7 Years"Mike Posner - "I Took A Pill In Ibiza (Seeb Remix)"Rihanna ft. Drake - &qu…

Keke Palmer Reverse Psychology

There's something about R&B that's connected and nostalgic and with Keke Palmer's latest visual for her single 'Reverse Psychology' we all know that feeling all too well.The actress-dancer-singer returns with a slow guitar ballad 'Reverse Psychology' where she's the female protagonist who poses the question of switching roles in the situation of infidelity. The video starts with a black and white background while turning into red as a male clad Keke and her dancers pull off simple yet slick choreography.The video and song are reminiscent of Ciara's 2007 hit 'Like A Boy' and somewhat Maya's 'Case of the Ex' with Keke then stripping off the male hoodie and cap to reveal her sexy midriff whilst breaking out into an all female choreography.

AFRIMA 3.0 Full Nominees List

The African Union Commission, AUC, and the 13-man Jury of the All Africa Music Awards, AFRIMA, have released the highly anticipated 2016 Nominees List for the Continental Categories of Africa’s leading awards project. The 2016 AFRIMA Continental Nominees List was released to the public via the media and on the AFRIMA website www.afrima.org on Tuesday, September 6, two weeks after the Nominees list for the Regional Categories of the awards were unveiled on Monday, August 22 at a Press Conference in Lagos. The 22 continental nomination categories include different music genres, as well as coveted categories of “Artiste of the Year in Africa”, “Best Video in Africa”, “Best Producer in Africa”, “Best Songwriter in Africa” and “Revelation of the Year in Africa”.

This year also saw the introduction of an innovative category by the International Jury of AFRIMA titled “African Fans Favourite”, to recognise African artistes who create chartbusting, anthemic songs that propel the artistes to g…