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Apple Music’s Africa Now Radio Features Aryra Starr, Gyakie and More

Africa Now International Women'S Day
Africa Now International Women's Day

This Week’s Episode Features a Special Showcase of Africa’s Most Dynamic Women of 2024

International Women’s Day Special

To celebrate International Women’s Day, celebrated globally on March 8th, Nandi Madida hosts the Africa Now: International Women’s Day 2024 special, showcasing Africa’s most exciting women in music. This week’s cover features Nigerian Afrobeats singer-songwriter Ayra Starr, Tanzanian Afropop star Nandy, Ghanaian Afro-fusion singer-songwriter Gyakie and South African house and amampiano producer and DJ, DBN Gogo.

The Big 5

Nandi Madida shares the 5 hottest new African tracks of the moment. This week’s selection includes new tracks from Azana, Hanna, Kold AF & Aema, Nikita Kering’ & LMBSKN, and Tolani & Qdot.

Africa Rising

Nigerian street-hop star Candy Bleakz is Apple Music’s latest Africa Rising featured artist, a campaign which shines a light on the next generation of African superstars, and this week’s show features her singles, “Para” and “Tikuku.”

Tune in and listen to the full episode this Friday, March 8th at 9a London / 10a Lagos/Paris / 11a Johannesburg / 1a LA / 4a NYC on Apple Music 1 at apple.co/_AfricaNow and broadcast on YFM Accra every Sunday at 2pm, YFM Kumasi on Saturdays at 3pm and YFM Takoradi on Saturdays at 6pm.

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