Category Archives: Events in Kaduna

Daman Sounds Album Release Party for “The Exponential” 16 February 2013, 4pm, Carnivorz, Kaduna, Also Peace Concert in Rayfield Resorts, Jos, 6 February.


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Lagos-based musician Daman Sounds, who raps in Hausa and English,  is having an album release party on Saturday, 16 February 2013, in Kaduna. The Venue is Carnivorz, No. 1 Post Office Road, Kaduna. Time: 4pm

He will also be playing at the Bob Marley Birthday Celebration and Peace Concert in Jos, Plateau State, Rayfield Resort Lake, 6 February 2013, 4pm till dawn. (Other musicians at the peace concert will be:

DJs CLASH….
STEARY J ………..PEACE FM 90.5 JOS
LT JOHN ………….COOL FM 96.9 KANO
KINGSLEY OBIDA ………PEACE FM 90.5 JOS
G CONNECTION ………RAY POWER 100.5 JOS
SIMON EDWARD …….ASO RADIO 93.5FM ABUJA
PUPA J……………….PEACE FM 90.5 JOS
DIGITAL TALLER…………..HIGHLAND FM
RIDDIM AGITAN………….HIGHLAND FM
SIBIN BENJAMIN……….RAY POWER 100.5FM JOS

ALSO ….V-TYME(AUSTRIA)…. YOUNG FACE,X-RAY,DADDY SHINE(ABUJA)…..,APHSIS THE VICE PRESIDENT,DAMAN SOUND(KADUNA) )….DADA,JIFERAH, DADDY D(LAGOS) ETC BLAZE THE PLACE.

To listen to Daman Sounds music and find out more about him, check him out on Sound Cloud,  Myspace, Facebook, and Twitter.

Here are a few of his recent tracks.

Past appearances include the July 2011 Ade Bantu Lagos-Kano HipHop connection workshop and concert held at the Goethe Institut, Kano.

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Malumfashi @ 50: Celebrating 85 Years of Hausa Prose Fiction, 8 December, Kaduna State University


UPDATE 30 November 2012: PLEASE NOTE THAT THERE HAS BEEN A DATE CHANGE FOR THIS EVENT

MALUMFASHI @ 50
CHANGE OF DATE
Due to unforeseen Kaduna State Government event taking place on 2nd December 2012, the organizers have shifted the event to now take place on the 8th December 2012. All other activities remain the same. We are sorry for any inconvenience this change may cause you!

 

MALUMFASHI @ 50: CELEBRATING 85 YEARS OF HAUSA PROSE FICTION

VENUE: Science Lecture Theatre, Kaduna State University, Kaduna

DATE: 8 December 2012

Chief Host:
• Professor William Barnabas Qurix

Vice Chancellor Kaduna State University, Kaduna
Host: • Head of Department, Nigerian Languages and Linguistics Kaduna State University, Kaduna
Special Guest of Honour: • Professor Dalhatu Muhammad, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
PROGRAMME OF EVENTS
2nd December, 2012
9 AM– 11AM
POETRY FAIR (Organised By Ibrahim Malumfashi’s Students) Artists Expected at the Event • Aminu ALA • Ahmed Yariman Waka
11 AM-1 PM
SPECIAL PAPER PRESENTATIONS
Chairman of the Occasion: Professor Sa’idu Muhammad Gusau Bayero University, Kano
1st Presentation: Professor Abdullah Uba Adamu (Tafiyayya, Rubutatta: Labaran Hausa Bisa Faifan Nazari An Overview of the Development of Hausa Prose Fiction).
2nd Presentation: Dr. Balbasatu Ibrahim (Mata Marubuta A Kasar Hausa Jiya Da Yau: Hausa Women Writers: Yesterday and today).
3rd Presentation: Professor Yusuf Adamu (Ruwan Saman Marubuta A Kasar Hausa: Daga Daminar 1980 zuwa 2012: The deluge of Hausa Prose Fiction Writers from 1980 to Date).
4th Presentation: Ibrahim Sheme (Gudunmuwar da Tattaunawa Da Nazartar Labarin Hausa A Cikin Jaridu Da Mujallu Suka Bayar Ga Ci Gaban Harkar): The Contribution of debates and analyses on Hausa Prose Fiction in the Print Media in the Further Development of the Genre
5th Presentation: Ado Ahmad Gidan Dabino: (Me Ya Sa Muke Rubutu? Wace Irin Gudunmuwa Muke Bukata?: Why do We Write What We Write? What Kind of Support Do We need?)
6th Presentation: Hafsat Abdulwaheed: (Yadda Aka Soma, Yadda Ake Yanzu, Ina Za A Dosa? The Beginning, the present and future over view)
Vote of Thanks: Professor Ibrahim Malumfashi: (Kurungus Kan Kusu Ba Don Gizo Ba Da……: The End….We are Just Writers of Fiction)
2 PM – 5 PM
Chairman of the Day: Dr. Bukar Usman, OON
Special Guest of Honour: Hajiya Bilkisu Bashir Karaye
AUTHORS READERS RENDEVOUZ: QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS
Rahma Majid and Mace Mutum
Ibrahim Sheme and ‘Yartsana
Balaraba Ramat Yakubu and Ina Son Sa Haka
Ado Gidan Dabino and Inda So Da Kauna
8 PM – 10 PM Chairmen of the Occasion: Professor Munir Mamman Katsina and Dr. Bala Muhammad
Dinner, Award Night, Brainstorming and the formation of National Association of Hausa Writers

Sani Danja “New Guy in Town” Album launch, Kaduna, Gamji Hall, Friday, 25 November 2011


Kannywood star Sani Danja will be launching his new music album “New Guy in Town” featuring Soul E, Anita Joseph, Mista Yax, Slim T, Kt40, this coming Friday, 25 November, at Gamji Hall in Kaduna.

In his Facebook message about the event, Danja says:

 ‎3 more days to go Kaduna album launch comes up on the 25th friday Nov 2011 @Gamji hall New Guy in town featuring Soul E, Anita Joseph, Mista Yax, Slim T, Kt40 lots of gift to be won buy ticket get one of my audio cd free…. jersey diffrt club motor cycle flat screen tv and lots of gift to be won gate 500 vip 1000

For more information about Sani Danja, he has two public facebook fan pages (one old one for Sani Musa Danja, and a new one for Sani Danja), and a reverbnation page.

Click the following link to listen to his new track: Have you seen Danja?

And the promo for his album “New Guy in Town”

Hausa music sallah show, Gamji Hotel, Kaduna, Friday, 2 September 2011, 4pm


A sallah show will take place at Gamji Hotel, Kaduna, on Friday, 2 September 2011, set to begin at 4pm. The show will feature Hausa musicians: Masaud KanoRaiders, Adam A. Zango, Billy-O, Funkiest Mallam, Buzu Kaduna, Mahmoud Nagudu, etc.

Gate fee: N1000 for individuals, N1500 for couples

For more information on the musicians, see Masaud Kano Raiders myspace page and facebook page; Buzo Danfillo’s myspace page, facebook page, and reverbnation page; Adam Zango on facebook and IMBD; a recent interview with Funkiest Mallam in Leadership newspaper .

For a sampler of music from some of the musicians who will perform, check out the music videos below:

Adam A. Zango’s “Wazobia”

Funkiest Mallam with Sani Danja in “Zaman Tare”

Billy-O featured in Ty Shaban’s  “Ka yi kudi ka guje ni”

Mahmoud Nagudu’s “Lubiya” mimed by actors in a Hausa film

Buzo Danfillo’s “Forget It” (no video but you can listen to the music here)

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