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AMMARA BROWN

OkayAfrica's 100 Women celebrates African women who are making waves, shattering ceilings, and uplifting their communities.

Ammara Brown is a Zimbabwean pop singer who became a sensation in 2014 which the release of her singles "Mafaro" and "Kure Kure."




She first entered the entertainment industry by appearing in a television commercial at age 13. Brown’s father, Andy Brown, is a famous Zimbabwean singer. Brown is multi-talented and can play both the piano and Mbira. She began her music career by being a background vocalist in her father's band, “The Storm.” The multi-award winning singer writes, acts and has performed with unapologetic energy for millions of people. She is definitely a visionary to watch in 2017.



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Rema Welcomes 2021 With New Single 'Bounce'

The Don Jazzy produced track reminds us of why the Nigerian singer-songwriter is topping charts.

Nigerian golden boy Rema took his time on deciding how to start of 2021—and we're glad he did.

The afropop hitmaker is out with his first project of the year, "Bounce", after stunning fans with word of an upcoming album, and the cooks in this kitchen have not disappointed.

Keeping it in the Mavin Records family, legendary producer Don Jazzy sprinkles his magic on the track, while undoubtedly motivating the young singer-songwriter to be his best self. And with this track being like nothing we've heard from Rema before, one could say Jazzy succeeded. "Bounce", fast-paced and fierce, is a love song dedicated to bewitchingly beautiful and blessed bottoms. The candid declaration and hip shaking beat are a force duo and we can't help but love it.

Of the single and collaboration with head honcho Don Jazzy, Rema says, "This record was inspired by the luscious and magnificent body of the African woman. Furthermore, I'm really excited about this tune because it's my first single with the legendary Don Jazzy."

Honestly, when you start the year off with a banger, you get to make songs about butts.

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