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MAKHO NDLOVU

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

Makho Ndlovu hails from Zimbabwe and is a celebrity reporter and blogger based in New York City. The media personality made a name for herself as the go-to woman for all things entertainment (find her clips in Essence, OkayAfrica and more).




She is currently a video correspondent for Global Grind. She was selected for the position after beating out 5,000 other contestants. Ndlovu is also co-owner of a boutique in Indianapolis called Makho’s Closet. Her wedding to long-time, long-distance boyfriend, Carl Hlazo in 2015 made its own headlines and was featured in numerous online publications. Recently, she has been a contributing author at Essence.com.



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Interview
Image courtesy of Killbeatz.

Interview: Killbeatz' Short & Sweet Debut EP, 'Love and Happiness'

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Killbeatz needs no introduction. The producer born Joseph Addison is one of the biggest hitmakers as far as afrobeats is concerned. From R2Bees to Sarkodie to FuseODG to M.anifest, Killbeatz has blessed your favorite singers and rappers alike with the soundtracks to their biggest hits. From the azonto era to the global spread of afrobeats, his contribution to African music as a whole cannot be overstated.

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Despite producing for the crème de la crème of the Ghanaian music industry as well as several international artists over the length of a decade, the highly-influential producer and instrumentalist never had a project of his own. Now he has set out to change that. In October 2020 Killbeatz dropped his debut EP, titled Love and Happiness.

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