DJ Arafat, an Ivorian singer with a huge following in francophone Africa, has died after a road accident in Abidjan, evoking a wave of tributes to the award-winning star of the "coupe-decale" dance genre.
Rapper and social media sensation Cardi B teamed up with US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders in a video released Tuesday showing the pair discussing the need to raise the minimum wage.
Members of rival Iraqi biker gangs, clad in studded leather and black berets, burst out of their semi-circles to break dance, their tattoo-covered arms waving neon glowsticks. The Mongols Motorcycle Club dance circle was one of several at the Riot Gear Summer Rush event, a car show and concert held at a sports stadium in the heart of Baghdad.
It is the latest in a growing list of banned, cancelled or postponed events in Hong Kong's normally packed social calendar.
Under heavy police protection in the town of Nefta, people danced on dunes as the sun set over the lunar-like landscape of the Sahara desert.
The Coachella music festival in the Southern California desert has been postponed for six months until October because of concerns over the coronavirus.
While women singers might be the priority for special or dance numbers in Bollywood, they are increasingly leaning on non-film songs to show versatility and for better opportunities.
Reclusive Turkmenistan staged its first foreign opera on Tuesday, nearly 19 years after the Central Asian country's founding president banned the art form.
Paul McCartney will take star billing at next year's Glastonbury, when the legendary British music festival marks its 50th anniversary, organisers said.