Modibo Keita, a talented young trombonist of Malian descent, plays every year in the Montreal International Jazz Festival and has done so since 2007. In 2009, he opened for Busta Rhymes, and he played in the horn section for Iraqi rapper, the Narcycist. In 2010 he was chosen to take part in the Yamaha Canada All-Star Jazz Band in Ottawa.
Well MTV has announced its 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMA) nominees.
Mafikizolo and Uhuru from South Africa were nominated for 4 awards as was Nigeria’s Davido. Both will be competing against each other in the Song of the Year, Artist of the Year and Best Collaboration categories.