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US-based Jaimacan Artiste dona...

US-based Jaimacan Artiste donates to The Point

Friday, April 17, 2020
Lajeune Harrison, known as Ljital African link connection, a US-based Jaimacan artiste has donated some tea cups to The Point Newspaper as part of...
JAZZ APPRECIATION:  HERBIE HAN...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: HERBIE HANCOCK THE JAZZ AMBASSADOR UNESCO GOODWLL AMBASSADOR

Friday, April 17, 2020
Our focus this week, is on a musician who helped to redefine the role of the jazz rhythm section and was also one of the prime architects of the...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: McCoy Tyner The Pianist

Friday, March 20, 2020
In the world of Jazz, the piano is considered its most fundamental musical instrument. It is a beautiful instrument with a lot of versatility and is...
Gambian singer, Cess Ngom to l...

Gambian singer, Cess Ngom to launch album

Friday, March 13, 2020
As preparations are in the final stage to launch the long awaited album, Cess Ngom is set to release her debut album titled “Yonwi” on the 14th...
Natural Remedy Studio digital ...

Natural Remedy Studio digital marketing launched

Friday, March 13, 2020
The digital marketing of Natural Remedy Studio was launched on Wednesday at the SPA’s complex at Senegambia Beach Hotel. The initiative is the...
CALI P in Gambia to promote ne...

CALI P in Gambia to promote new single

Friday, March 6, 2020
CALI P in Gambia to perform and promote new single Rise Up and Shine with Stone Bwoy and Seun Kuti. With locks stretching from the crown of his...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: CANNONBALL ...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: CANNONBALL ADDERLY With The Saxophone

Friday, February 28, 2020
It is said that the piano is the fundamental instrument of jazz; however, it is also evident that as jazz music evolved the significance of other...
Gambian-Swedish based artiste ...

Gambian-Swedish based artiste embarks on festival tour

Friday, February 21, 2020
Sweden-based Gambian rapper, Ranking fire is currently in the country for a nationwide unity jam festival tour which is currently underway. ...
ELLA FITZERALD: The First Lady...

ELLA FITZERALD: The First Lady of Jazz

Friday, February 21, 2020
We started writing about jazz after finding out that there was a whole month dedicated to the understanding of jazz, called Jazz Appreciation Month...
Wah Sa Halat officials brief m...

Wah Sa Halat officials brief media ahead of music awards ceremony

Friday, January 31, 2020
Come Friday 31st January, 2020, the Senegambia strip is expected to rise above nature as hundreds of people, including nominees will be part of the...
Swiss musicians in Gambia to p...

Swiss musicians in Gambia to promote their music

Friday, January 31, 2020
As part of plans to promote their music and cement the inter-cultural exchange between Gambia and Switland, Swiss musicians are currently in the...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: A Brief History of Jazz

Friday, January 31, 2020
A Jazz Appreciation Month is celebrated each year in the United States during the month of April, and International Jazz Day is celebrated worldwide...
Music: B-Da Sufi making waves

Music: B-Da Sufi making waves

Friday, January 24, 2020
Babucarr Joof, alias B-Da Sufi, a Gambian-Norway based hip-hop artiste is hitting the world with his powerful lyres. He is currently finalizing a...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: FOCUS On CH...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: FOCUS On CHICK COREA

Friday, January 24, 2020
Although Jazz music was created by African Americans in the southern part of the United States, it was not always popular and black musicians had a...
Nobles unveils plans for 2020

Nobles unveils plans for 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020
To say 2019 was fruitful for Nobles would be an under-statement. The boy band recently returned from a tour of Senegal, Guinea Bissau and Nigerian...
JAZZ APPRECIATIONELVIN JONES:T...

JAZZ APPRECIATIONELVIN JONES:The Incredible Jazz Drummer

Friday, January 10, 2020
In previous notes, we talked a little about the drum and its importance and use in jazz. We also dilated on the structure of the drum and the various...
German-based Gambian releases ...

German-based Gambian releases 'We are all one' hit album

Friday, January 3, 2020
Jarck-boy, a German-based Gambian reggae danchall artiste has released his debut album called “We are all one.’ the album is available worldwide in...
DJ Limbo performs at 2019 Open...

DJ Limbo performs at 2019 Open Mic Festival

Friday, January 3, 2020
Gambia-born DJ Limbo is currently in the country to promote his new song to meet with movers and shakers of the music industry. The Austria-based DJ...
JAZZ APPRECIATION : BERRY GORD...

JAZZ APPRECIATION : BERRY GORDY, The Founder of Motown Record Company

Friday, January 3, 2020
We have always maintained that Jazz music is the umbrella that encompasses all other forms of music, and as we continue to write about jazz, it is...
Entertainment & Lifestyle: Ala...

Entertainment & Lifestyle: Alankokang Cultural Group to launch new Album tomorrow

Friday, December 27, 2019
Alankokang Cultural Group in Gunjur, Kombo East will launch their new album tomorrow, titled Universal Properties, at the Gunjur Cooperative. The...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: QUINCY JONES: The Jazz Maestro

Friday, December 27, 2019
As we continue to traverse the world of jazz, we are excited to feature one of the most celebrated and influential Jazz musicians of the 20th...
Entertainment & Lifestyle: Gam...

Entertainment & Lifestyle: Gambian artiste Dave Ndow to perform in Banjul on New Year eve

Friday, December 13, 2019
As preparations are in high gear, Gambia’s capital city of Banjul is expected to rise above nature, as thousands of music lovers would gather at the...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: NINA SIMONE...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: NINA SIMONE, She Was Young Gifted and Black

Friday, December 13, 2019
Although the history of jazz is mainly dominated by the exploits of male jazz musicians, the role of women in Jazz is just as significant as that of...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: GILL SCOTT ...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: GILL SCOTT HERON, The Jazz Poet with the Spoken Word

Friday, December 6, 2019
In previous notes, we talked a little about the evolution of jazz from mainstream to bebop and then back to mainstream jazz with a lot in between. It...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: CHARLIE PARKER, The Art of Improvisation

Friday, November 29, 2019
The evolution of the music called Jazz came in progression. It all started with the slave songs which developed into the Blues and then came into...
All Set for Jizzle’s ‘Finally’...

All Set for Jizzle’s ‘Finally’ album Concert

Friday, November 22, 2019
Multiple award winning Gambian Afro-Pop sensational, Jizzle, is expected host a mega concert where he will launch his new album ‘Finally’ on 23rd...
Jarck Boy to Release ‘Let all ...

Jarck Boy to Release ‘Let all Unite’ Video under Full 100music

Friday, November 22, 2019
Jarck Boy, a Gambian German-based reggae and dancehall artiste cum actor, whose craft work is widely regarded to represent the continent on...
ENC first European Tour Gainin...

ENC first European Tour Gaining Momentum

Friday, November 15, 2019
ENC, alias Worldvibe General; one of Gambia’s finest reggae dancehall artistes is currently on an European tour, where he already conducted three...
Deejay Limbo Releases ‘Le Debu...

Deejay Limbo Releases ‘Le Debut’ EP

Friday, November 15, 2019
Awarding winning Austria-based Gambian reggae and dancehall artiste, Deejay Limbo, has released and launched his debut Extended Play –EP- entitled...
Bright Stars set for ‘Ranha Bi...

Bright Stars set for ‘Ranha Bissap’ show

Friday, November 15, 2019
The Bright Stars Entertainment has reaffirmed its readiness to stage a successful second edition of the ‘Ranha Bissap’ show, scheduled to take place...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: HERBIE HANCOCK

Friday, November 15, 2019
The Ambassador of Jazz Our focus this week, is on a musician who helped to redefine the role of the jazz rhythm section and was also one of the...
Entertainment & Lifestyle: Ban...

Entertainment & Lifestyle: Banjul La Decka concert set for January 4th

Friday, November 8, 2019
Banjul La Decka concert, a brand initiated by musician Sora G4 of Elite Movement and Joluv Arts Entertainment is set to hold a concert at Atlantic...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: ART BLAKEY,...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: ART BLAKEY, An Original Jazz Messenger

Friday, November 8, 2019
As we continue our literary journey through jazz, let us take a look at the “Drum” and its use in jazz music. The drum is a member of the percussion...
Entertainment & Lifestyle:Mass...

Entertainment & Lifestyle:Mass Lowe releases two singles politics, TRRC

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
(Friday 18 October 2019 Issue) In an effort to contribute to the peace and stability of this country, veteran Gambian musician Mass Lowe has released...
Baddibunka releases internatio...

Baddibunka releases international collobo ‘Mbuka Noise’

Friday, August 18, 2017
Baddibunka, Gambia’s afromanding singer has released a new single entitled “Mbuka Noise” featuring Assan Njie, a Senegalese Mbalah sensational. ...
I did not quit music, says Mel...

I did not quit music, says Melody M

Friday, August 18, 2017
Melody M, one of Gambia’s super stars when it comes to cultural music, has said he did not quit music contrary to rumors spreading in town that he...

T Smallz Releases Song ‘Kaya’

Friday, August 18, 2017
T Smallz, Gambian singer, has released a new single entitled “Kaya” featuring three Nigerian artistes includes Skales, Harry song and the...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: GILL SCOTT ...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: GILL SCOTT HERON - Jazz Poetry and Rap

Picture: GILL SCOTT HERON
Friday, August 18, 2017
In previous notes, we talked a little about the evolution of jazz from mainstream to bebop and then back to mainstream jazz with a lot in between. It...
Gambia set for SMA 2017 Awards...

Gambia set for SMA 2017 Awards, as Nigeria, Sierra Leone and Gambia present 46 star movies

Friday, August 11, 2017
The stage is set for The Gambia to host the Special Movie Awards – SMA 2017 – which will take place on 30 September this year in the Smiling Coast of...

Upcoming Gambian artiste solicits support

Friday, August 11, 2017
Ebou Sanyang, an upcoming Gambian artiste has called for more support from organizations, philanthropists and individuals to upgrade his career as an...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: The Amazing BUD Powell (Master of the Modern Jazz Piano)

Picture: BUD Powell
Friday, August 11, 2017
We continue to write about jazz because of a strong passion for the creative arts and music in particular. We also believe that the history of the...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: HORACE SILVER - The Pianist with Cape Verdean Roots

Picture: HORACE SILVER
Friday, August 4, 2017
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...
Banjul my love movie premieres...

Banjul my love movie premieres in Sierra Leone on August 26

Friday, August 4, 2017
Preparations are in the final stages as organisers have confirmed of the Banjul my love moviepremier in Freetown, Sierra Leone, come 26 August 2017. ...
Pape et Cheikh to shake Gambia...

Pape et Cheikh to shake Gambia with music to night

Friday, July 28, 2017
All preparations have been completed as two intimate performances with living legend Pape Cheikh, an international musician from Senegal and also the...

Gambian artist making waves

Friday, July 28, 2017
As part of making artistic work as a profession, Lamin Secka, a young Gambian design artist is making waves in the profession in the capital city of...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: Kenny Barro...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: Kenny Barron the educationist and pianist and a look at Jazz and Democracy

Picture: KENNY BARRON
Friday, July 28, 2017
Back in 2011, we were introduced to a new concept in jazz, called “Jazz and Democracy”. It is an idea that tries to link the jazz idiom to the...
2nd Edition Movie Awards by Af...

2nd Edition Movie Awards by Afrinity Productions slated for September

Friday, July 21, 2017
This year’s annual special movie awards ceremony is slated for 30 September 2017, according to the special Awards Committee. This information was...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: PHARAOH SAN...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: PHARAOH SANDERS - “ The Creator Has a Master Plan” Mahtarr E. Njai

Friday, July 21, 2017
Jazz music is full of many twists and turns in its evolution. This is mainly due to the tremendous freedom inherent in jazz which allows musicians to...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: BERRY GORDY...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: BERRY GORDY - The Founder of Motown Record Company

Picture: BERRY GORDY
Friday, July 14, 2017
We have always maintained that Jazz music is the umbrella that encompasses all other forms of music, and as we continue to write about jazz, it is...
JAZZ APPRECIATION:  CANNONBALL...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: CANNONBALL ADDERLY-The Unnoticed Saxophonist Mahtarr E. Njai

Picture: CANNONBALL ADDERLY
Friday, July 7, 2017
It is said that the piano is the fundamental instrument of jazz; however, it is also evident that as jazz music evolved the significance of other...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: WES MONTGOM...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: WES MONTGOMERY- The Role of the Guitar in Jazz

Picture: WES MONTGOMERY
Friday, June 30, 2017
Jazz appreciation is an ongoing process and in-order to appreciate jazz, there is a need for some understanding of the music and a little knowledge...
A2 nominates in Linkage Award ...

A2 nominates in Linkage Award for ‘Africa Best Dancehall Artist’

Friday, June 30, 2017
A2, Capsi D Fulani King, Gambia’s Dancehall sensational has been nominated in the category of ‘Africa best dancehall artist’ in the Linkage Award in...
First Class Promotions Debut C...

First Class Promotions Debut Concert on Stage

Friday, June 30, 2017
First Class Promotions is expected to host it first debut concert with award-winingNew Artist of the Year- Nobles on 1 July, 2017 at Semega Janneh...
Killa Ace to perform in Festa ...

Killa Ace to perform in Festa 2H

Friday, June 30, 2017
Once great honor I’m happy to announce my participation in one of Africa’s greatest Hip Hop festivals, The Festa 2H International Hip Hop Festival in...
JAZZ APPRECIATION : CHARLIE PA...

JAZZ APPRECIATION : CHARLIE PARKER - The Art of Improvisation

Picture: CHARLIE PARKER
Friday, June 23, 2017
The evolution of the music called Jazz came in progression. It all started with the slave songs which developed into the Blues and then came into...
JAZZ APPRECIATION:  CHICK CORE...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: CHICK COREA -The Versatile Jazz Pianist

Friday, June 16, 2017
Although Jazz music was created by African Americans in the southern part of the United States, it was not always popular and black musicians had a...
Absolute Entertainment launche...

Absolute Entertainment launches Record Label Company, announces artiste signing

Friday, June 16, 2017
Absolute Entertainment, founded in 2008 by Ms Haddy Faye, has formally expanded its scope of service to include provision of Record Label Services. ...
Gambian artiste promote Gambia...

Gambian artiste promote Gambians music to international world

Friday, June 16, 2017
Music is a tool that give name to a country to be in the world map, Essa Mustapha Mboob was one of the first Gambian artiste to joined thousands of...
Book Review: China’s Second Co...

Book Review: China’s Second Continent: how a million migrants are building a new empire in Africa -By Howard W. French

Friday, June 16, 2017
On a trip to Lusaka, Zambia, last year, I kept chasing an energetic and jittery Chinese man, the only staff member of a Chinese mining company...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: ELVIN JONES...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: ELVIN JONES The Incredible Jazz Drummer

Picture: ELVIN JONES
Friday, June 9, 2017
In our last contribution, we talked a little about the drum and its importance and use in jazz. We also dilated on the structure of the drum and the...
ENTERTAINMENTt & LIFESTYLE: Ga...

ENTERTAINMENTt & LIFESTYLE: Gambian Fashion Designer to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

Friday, June 2, 2017
Awa Conateh is of putting the finishing touches to celebrating to the ten-year anniversary of YAWS Creations, a local brand she founded. The event...
JAZZ APPRECIATIO: ART BLAKEY T...

JAZZ APPRECIATIO: ART BLAKEY THE BEBOP JAZZ DRUMMER

Picture: ART BLAKEY
Friday, June 2, 2017
As we continue our literary journey through jazz, let us take a look at the “Drum” and its use in jazz music. The drum is a member of the percussion...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: ORNETTE COL...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: ORNETTE COLEMAN: Freedom and the Free Jazz Movement

Picture: ORNETTE COLEMAN
Friday, May 26, 2017
Jazz music grew and developed in a process of gradual change with many twists and turns, and it will be impossible to comprehend the emergence of...

Gambia Awaits the Return of Black Thunder

Friday, May 26, 2017
Music fans across The Gambia are waiting for the return of Black Thunder, a Switzerland-based Gambian reggae dancehall artist making waves both at...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: BILLIE HOLI...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: BILLIE HOLIDAY: Lady Sings the Blues

Picture: Billie Holiday
Friday, May 19, 2017
Back in 2009 when we began writing this column under the caption “Jazz Extra” in another newspaper, we indicated that we were inspired among other...

HOLY FAMILY BAND SET FOR LANDMARK CELEBRATION

Friday, May 19, 2017
The Holy Family band without doubt stands out as the number one backing band in the country. The band has never relented in its exertions to...
Viva Production presents  Mova...

Viva Production presents Movado in Gambia

Friday, May 12, 2017
Viva Entertainment and Big O Entertainment will host a mega concert for top Jamaican sensational singer Movado, alias gully Gad on 13 May 2017 Gambia...
A2 in Africa Heritage Riddim

A2 in Africa Heritage Riddim

Friday, May 12, 2017
A2, D FULANI KING is being featured in Africa heritage Riddim with a spectacular song entitled ‘ring’. The Africa heritage Riddim featured dozens...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: NINA SIMONE...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: NINA SIMONE: The Female Jazz Revolutionary

Picture: Nina Simone
Friday, May 12, 2017
As we continue to celebrate women in jazz, it is noteworthy to observe that women in jazz have played every instrument in every style and have...
ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE: JAZ...

ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE: JAZZ APPRECIATIO: A Brief History of Jazz

Picture: Sid Bichet and Buddy Bolden
Friday, May 5, 2017
As we celebrated the end of Jazz Appreciation Month which ended with the celebration of International Jazz Day we want to take this opportunity to...
ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE: ‘Ba...

ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE: ‘Banjul My Love’ To Be launched Tomorrow

Friday, May 5, 2017
Afrinity Productions, in collaboration with Collins Archie Pearch production, held a press conference to highlight the upcoming premiere of the movie...
ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE: Yaw...

ENTERTAINMENT & LIFESTYLE: Yaws Creations to celebrate ten-year anniversary in Fashion Design

Friday, May 5, 2017
Awa Konateh, CEO of Yaws Creation, is a young lady involved in the fashion industry since 2007, who inspires lifestyles in different ways and is on...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: ELLA FITZER...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: ELLA FITZERALD - THE QUEEN OF JAZZ

Picture: ELLA FITZERALD
Friday, April 28, 2017
We started writing about jazz after finding out that there was a whole month dedicated to the understanding of jazz, called Jazz Appreciation Month...
New Release: Kangfore’s ‘Xel S...

New Release: Kangfore’s ‘Xel Si Kaw Xel’ Mixtape

Friday, April 28, 2017
Kangfore Marong, a hip-hop singer, is expected to release his Mixtape entitled ‘Xel Si Kaw Xel’, which comprises sixteen tracks, on 6 May 2017 at...
T SMALLZ returns from Abi Inte...

T SMALLZ returns from Abi International Reggae Festival

Friday, April 28, 2017
Trouble Smallz, a Gambian reggae dancehall singer, has returned from performing in the Abi International Reggae Festival at the Ivorian commercial...
Grantie Asher on Promotional T...

Grantie Asher on Promotional Tour in Gambia

Friday, April 28, 2017
Grantie Asher, UK-based reggae singer, is in The Gambia to promote his music within West Africa. “I am currently promoting my singles in The...
Ras Askia biffs Enc others

Ras Askia biffs Enc others

Friday, April 28, 2017
Ras Askia, Austria-based producer, singer and songwriter, is one of the most vibrant international Gambian music personalities. Known for being...
All eyes set on Gunjur Cultura...

All eyes set on Gunjur Cultural Festival today

Friday, April 28, 2017
All eyes are set on the 2017 Gunjur Cultural Festival today, Friday 28 to 30 Sunday April 2017, at the Gunjur Upper and Senior Secondary School. ...
McCaesars promote Gambian Arti...

McCaesars promote Gambian Artistes, Ready to Beef-up Menu

Friday, April 21, 2017
More restaurants, hotels and night clubs are making waves to entertain their customers by inviting artistes on stage to perform and attract...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: The Legenda...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: The Legendary Cab Calloway: King of the Cotton Club

Picture: Cab Calloway
Friday, April 21, 2017
The story of jazz cannot be complete without reference to the venue that served as the springboard to fame for Duke Ellington and Cab Calloway, two...
Killa Ace to launch new album ...

Killa Ace to launch new album ‘Lyrical Revolution’

Friday, March 31, 2017
Killa Ace, Gambian outspoken rapper, will launch his second album entitled “Lyrical Revolution” comprising 23 tracks on Saturday 1 April at Serekunda...
Introducing Moses Kelly

Introducing Moses Kelly

Friday, March 31, 2017
Moses Kelly, a UK-based Gambian Roots Reggae and Dancehall artiste, is making waves in the globe. His music teaches peace, love and harmony and...
Rising Gambian artiste poised ...

Rising Gambian artiste poised to take music as career

Friday, March 31, 2017
Gibril Trawally is rising up as a musician promising to take music as a career. Gibril Trawally known as Gibsin Jobe, a reggae dancehall artiste,...
The Enigmatic Art Tatum: Maste...

The Enigmatic Art Tatum: Master of the Stride Piano

Picture: Art Tatum Mahtarr E. Njai
Friday, March 24, 2017
The month of April is Jazz Appreciation Month in the United States. Each year during this period, Jazz is celebrated throughout the United States in...
JAZZ APPRECIATION : KENNY BARR...

JAZZ APPRECIATION : KENNY BARRON: The Jazz Pianist and Educator

Picture: KENNY BARRON
Friday, March 17, 2017
Back in 2011, we were introduced to a new concept in jazz, called “Jazz and Democracy”. It is an idea that tries to link the jazz idiom to the...
Sahel Entertainment signs Naci...

Sahel Entertainment signs Nacif

Friday, March 17, 2017
Sahel Entertainment on 7 March 2017 signed Nacif, a reggae-dancehall artiste, for three years. He signed a three-year contract with Sahel...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: BERRY GORDY: The Founder of Motown Record Company

Picture: Berry Gordy
Friday, March 10, 2017
We have always maintained that Jazz music is the umbrella that encompasses all other forms of music, and as we continue to write about jazz, it is...

‘MUSIGAM is disappointed that Copyright is referred to as an Impediment to Business’

Friday, March 10, 2017
“The Gambia Music Union is disappointed that copyright is increasingly being referred to as an impediment to business and growth and we believe that...
JAZZ APPRECIATION : GILL SCOTT...

JAZZ APPRECIATION : GILL SCOTT HERON: The Jazz Poet

Friday, March 3, 2017
In previous notes, we talked a little about the evolution of jazz from mainstream to bebop and then back to mainstream jazz with a lot in between. ...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: QUINCY JONE...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: QUINCY JONES: The Maestro

Picture: Quincy Jones
Friday, February 24, 2017
As we prepare to celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month and International Jazz Day in the month of April, we are excited to feature one of the most...
Damia to organize kids fashion...

Damia to organize kids fashion show

Friday, February 17, 2017
As more entertainment activities are happening around the Tourism Development Area (TDA), Damia for Kids has completed all preparations to gather...
Nigerian Artiste in Gambia to ...

Nigerian Artiste in Gambia to promote music

Friday, February 17, 2017
Brightman, a Nigerian artiste, is currently in The Gambia to promote his music, as well as to collaborate with Gambian artistes in terms of promoting...
Landing Sanyang adopts Gambian...

Landing Sanyang adopts Gambian’s Kora icon Jaliba Kuyateh as adviser

Picture: Gambian’s kora icon Jaliba Kuyateh and Landing Sanyang alias Lilly boy
Friday, February 17, 2017
Landing Sanyang alias Lilly boy, a Gambian rap artiste in Gunjur, Kombo South, has adopted Gambian’s Kora icon Jaliba Kuyateh as his adviser. ...
JAZZ APPRECIATION: CHARLIE PAR...

JAZZ APPRECIATION: CHARLIE PARKER: The Master of Improvisation

Friday, February 17, 2017
The evolution of the music called Jazz came in progression. It all started with the slave songs which developed into the Blues and then came into...
JAZZ APPRECIATION : WES MONTGO...

JAZZ APPRECIATION : WES MONTGOMERY: The Jazz Guitarist

Picture: Wes Montgomery
Friday, February 10, 2017
Jazz appreciation is an ongoing process and in-order to appreciate jazz, there is a need for some understanding of the music and a little knowledge...
First Gambian action movie due...

First Gambian action movie due soon

Picture: Haddy Bah, the main character
Friday, February 10, 2017
The first-ever Gambian martial arts action movie is expected to hit the market soon. In an interview with Bakary S. Sonko, second director of the...
From Tailoring to Music: Meet ...

From Tailoring to Music: Meet Allen Jay

Friday, February 10, 2017
Meet Alieu Jallow aka Allen Jay, a young artist in the making, who cross carpeted from tailoring into music. Allen Jay, who hails from NemaKunku,...
Musa Ngum Tribute Committee do...

Musa Ngum Tribute Committee donates D35,000 to family

Friday, February 10, 2017
After the tribute concert of late Musa Afia Ngum, the Musa Ngum Tribute Committee has donated D35,000 to help sustain the legacy and support his...
Badibunka finally releases the...

Badibunka finally releases the advice song for President Barrow

Friday, February 3, 2017
Lamin B Touray, who is also known by his stage name Badibunka, has finally released his most anticipated “Advice to President Barrow” song. ...
JAZZ APPRECIATION :  MIRIAM MA...

JAZZ APPRECIATION : MIRIAM MAKEBA: The Queen of African Jazz

Picture: Miriam Makeba
Friday, February 3, 2017
We have always maintained that the music called Jazz is an American product, and we did trace its origins to the slave songs of African Americans in...

Anderson. Paak, Arca, DJ Shadow and Soulwax, among 40 new artist additions to Sónar Barcelona 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017
The festival presents the European premiere of Carl Craig’s Versus Synthetizer Orchestra; the prodigious composer Nico Muhly who will appear as part...
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