News around the creation and consumption of music. Aipate dives into the lives of musicians, producers, songwriters, record labels and other industry professionals.
Listen to Tatu’s Debut single “Songea” (plus song lyrics)
Owamanyi – Eddy Kenzo [Official Video]
LXG to Record with Ghanaian Top Acts.
Introducing Afreeka, the Italy-based Kenyan Reggae duo
LXG, the music group from Sierra Leone, Nominated for MTV Africa Music Awards
Hustlajay: Kenyan Internet Service Providers should reduce data prices to support Talent
“Egwueji” video by Kaydex
How Many Music Streams Does It Take to Earn Ksh 100?
Introducing the Kenya Hip Hop duo known as “BBRT”
The Changing Role of Jamaican Radio: My Two Cents
Just How Well Is Streaming Really Doing?
What Frank Ocean’s Bombastic Blond Moment Tells Us About The Future Of Artists And Labels
Luodollar – “Simbe Adek” [Lyrics]
All Around Africa : Iba One [Mali]
Luodollar back with “Simbe Adek” video
Get your music to Kenyan blogs, submit to Aipate
Ali Bex Blasts Tetemesha Awards, Citing Unprofessionalism of Grotesque Nature
Octopizzo “Butere” video out
Kenya’s proposed National Music Bill 2016
Proposed Draft National Music Bill: More Licenses, More Confusion and Yet Another Fund
“None Like You”- Serah Mutemi
3 Reasons why the Yemmi Alade/ Sauti Sol collabo is amongst the best of this decade.
“Dance Kama Dancer” video by Lizbon
Mercy Myra prepares to go Touring to Promote new single “feels like love” featuring Pistyle
“Nipe Denda Moja” video by Makadem
The End Of Freemium For Spotify?
Blowing Up Overnight Is A Myth (Simple Media: 2014)
Significant optimism in the Norwegian music industry
After her “wedding”, Akothee releases ‘Uko Moyoni’ video
Video: Besha Shigana- King Kaka
Willy Paul promotes Bahati’s “In Love” video
Beyonce’s “Stop Killing Us” open letter message
Africa by Yemi Alade ft. Sauti Sol
Voice Of Justice: A Hip hop documentary by HustlaJay Featuring Willy Mutunga
How Mavin Records Became one of the best Record Labels in Africa
How Apple Music And Tidal Transformed Streaming (And Why Apple May Be Buying Tidal)
The Disheartening Case Of Xtatic
Lunchtime- Gabriel Omolo
“Rujina Kalando” album by Oguta Bobo
Does The Language An Artist Uses Really Matter?
How to take your song to the Skiza platform
How technology saved ohangla music – Daily Nation
Photos: Neptune Teezeh shoot “Cheza Chini” video with Obinna
RECORD DEAL OR CAREER KILL?
Kenyan Music Videos; The Good, The Bad, The Ugly
Hold Up! Let’s Talk Kenyan Fans.
The Business of Artist Management
VIDEO Premiere: DMW ft. Davido x Mayorkun x Dremo x Ichaba – Back 2 Back — KULICHANGBLOG
Jay-Z finally responds to the cheating rumors in Beyoncé’s Lemonade — Factflyers
Digital News Round-up
Skepta ‘Konnichiwa’ reaches #2 in the UK Charts
YouTube Red and Music app launched in Australia + New Zealand!
Kayvo KForce to Release “Namba Nane 808” EP
Why Rap Females May Not Be As Celebrated As The Males.
Hey Rap Artists. This Is Why Your Song Isn’t Getting Airplay.
PR and Branding For (Rap) Artists.
New Audio: Penzi Lako-Jay Dot ft. Watanashati
Video: Bank Otuch Remix- Vicmass Luodollar ft. Octopizzo
Bennie Castles releases Conglomerate Box 2
SautiSol and Mi Casa to release new single “tulale fofofo” on 11th April
NEW VIDEO: DANCE FLOOR- Louie feat. Amateller & Pablo TheMasterForce
New Audio: Dance Floor- Louie feat. Amateller & Pablo
Video: Cheza mbali- Baby T feat. Sharama
Watch Jskillz video for “Taste of Victory”
Sauti Sol releases “Unconditionally Bae” video featuring Ali Kiba
Major Local and Regional Music Streaming and Download services in Kenya
Video: Prezidential- Octopizzo
5 Common Types of Music Publishing Deals All Song Writers Must Know
Video: Wafula- Alaine feat. Churchill
Introducing Asista- the modern Taarab music duo from Nairobi
Video: Royal- Eddy Kenzo ft. Patoranking
Octopizzo hits out at Kenyan Rappers, says he needs competition.
Cup of Black: Neptune Teezeh just hinted the Name of his debut album
Nikiwa Nawe video-Neptune Teezeh
Sauti Sol to Launch #LiveAndDieInAfriKa Album on Feb 13
2016 may be Khaligraph Jone’s year
Emma Jalamo Early 2016 tour venues: He’s back
Vicmas Luodollar about to do it like they did it.
SIRO (Official Video) by The Creative Band Kenya
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