American singer, Toni Braxton says she looks forward to learning Yoruba, a Nigerian language, so she can sing some of the country’s indigenous songs.
Braxton revealed her intention via her Twitter account.
“I’m in Nigeria. Everything is so beautiful, especially the music! I can’t wait to learn the language so that I can sing it right. Headed back home. Leaving Nigeria. A wonderful time there,” she said with a video where she is seen singing to BOJ and Teni’s track ‘OBE’. The food is beautiful, the people are beautiful. The music rocks.”
Nigeria, Everything is so Beautiful, especially the MUSIC! Obe by BOJ feat. Teni is my new favorite…
I can’t wait to learn the language so that I can sing it right 💃🏽 pic.twitter.com/8J7P7keh3w
— Toni Braxton (@tonibraxton) July 16, 2019
Toni Braxton’s official music video for ‘Breathe Again’.
With 100 million streams, Nigerian singer Yemi Alade up for Grammy
The singer, who recently dropped her album ‘Woman of Steel’, took to social media to celebrate the great news as she aims to move her musical career to global stage.
“We are up for Grammy Award consideration. Reaching out to all voting members @recordingacademy to consider my Album ‘Woman of Steel’ for Best World Music Album.
“This has been an incredible project and I would love to celebrate it with all of you.
The songwriter was being considered for a Grammy Award due to the fact that she has acquired over a million global streams.
Also, for being the first afro beat female to have over 100 million views on a single video which is her hit single ‘Johnny’
The singer has several landmark achievements, which include BET, MTV African Music Award and MOBO awards as well as changing the narratives with her music outside the shores of Africa.
She was recently listed as one of the most influential people in Africa in 2018, as she is being introduced as ‘Mama Africa’.
Her 2013 single Johnny, with over 100 million views is still the most viewed video by any African artiste on YouTube six years after its release.
Alade is the only female Afro beat artiste with this record without any collaboration.
Ghanaian singer features Nigeria’s Tiwa Savage in ‘Yes I Do’
Davido to drop second song with Chris Brown on October
Nigerian singer, Davido has announced dropping a new song with American R&B singer Chris Brown next week.
The music star made this announcement via Twitter
“New @ChrisBrown x OBO next week!!!! KIDDO KIDDO @KIDDOMINANT!!”
— Davido (@iam_Davido) September 26, 2019
The song would however be the second major song collaboration between Davido and Chris Brown.