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This Year's Lost In Riddim Music Festival Is Canceled

The music festival was canceled by organizers as they prepare to come back even bigger and better in the New Year.

Update 08/17: And another one bites the dust.

This year's Lost in Riddim international music and art festival has been canceled, according to a statement shared via the event's official Instagram page. What would have been the Bay Area's delicious groove fest to end off of summer 2022, the raincheck has left both concert-goers and event organizers, Sol Blume, in distress. Performances from the likes of Burna Boy, Wizkid, Major League DJs, Davido, legendary Jamaican rapper Sean Paul, were set to set the stages on fire over this year's Nigerian Independence Day weekend. We trust that they'll come back even stronger after some time to regroup.

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Who Runs The World? Tems!

The Nigerian singer's recent writing cred on Beyoncé's highly anticipated project 'Renaissance' and BET win solidify her spot in the big league.

Nigerian musical legend in the making Tems is one hell of a force. The singer-songwriter has had a fleet of accomplishments in recent months, showing off her star power and the waves her music has made on global music charts. This week alone saw Tems being revealed as one of the many writers to contribute to iconic American singer Beyoncé's seventh studio album 'Renaissance'.

This month, Tems became the first female Nigerian artist to accept BET's Best International Act award, at this year's award ceremony. The singer also collected the award for Best Collaboration on the behalf of colleague Wizkid on their "Essence" remix featuring Canadian pop star Justin Bieber.

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Burna Boy, Tems, Pheelz & More Get Obama's Approval

Former US President Barack Obama's annual summer playlist is out and features a host of African talent killing the game.

Listen to the New 'Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Prologue' EP

The 3-song EP includes new tracks from Amaarae, Tems and Santa Fe Klan.

Listen: Tems Is The Voice of 'Wakanda Forever'

Fans of the Nigerian superstar were overjoyed as she covered Bob Marley's 'No Woman, No Cry' for Marvel's upcoming Black Panther sequel.

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Afrobeats Dominated in 2021

In 2021, Afrobeats attained new heights and shattered a different ceiling thanks to success of Wizkid, Tems, and Burna Boy.