• Afro-Jazz Singer Nissi Delivers Encouraging Message During Billboard Live At-Home Performance

    12 days ago - By Billboard

    Rising afro-jazz singer Nissi capped off the final day of performances for Billboard 's Platoon Africa Artist Showcase with a moving black-and-white performance.
    During her three-song set on Saturday , the London-based Nigerian singer, who is the younger sister of Burna Boy, delivered an encouraging message to viewers who may be struggling during the coronavirus pandemic.
    “I know it's a tough time for everyone living through these times,” Nissi said halfway through her first song “Pay Attention.” “But if we all stay together, do our part, help our frontline workers, we'll all make it...
    Read more ...

     

  • Electro-Fusion Star WurlD Helps Fans ‘Feel Right' with Soulful Billboard Live At-Home Performance

    12 days ago - By Billboard

    Rising self-described “electro-fusion” artist WurlD kicked off the final day of performances on Saturday for Billboard 's Platoon Africa Artist Showcase with a fun and funky Billboard Live At-Home performance.
    Sitting in his living room, dressed in a sparkling black sweater and accompanied by his bassist and guitarist , WurlD offered up a special showcase, combining the music of his past projects, including I Love Gurls With Trobul, Love is Contagious, and his latest, AfroSoul .
    “Hope you guys are staying safe,” he told his fans watching the stream. “We are in this together, and together I...
    Read more ...