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Flava

Flava, yellow or blond in Latin or flavor in English slang, may refer to:

  • Flava (band), a music band in Malaysia
  • Flava (radio), a New Zealand radio station
  • Flava (song), a single from R&B singer-songwriter Peter Andre
  • Flava (TV channel), a British music television channel
  • Flava in Ya Ear, a single by Craig Mack
  • Bongo flava, the nickname for the Tanzanian R&B/hip hop music genre
  • Full Flava, a British company producing R&B and Soul records
  • Ligamenta flava, ligaments which connect the laminae of adjacent vertebrae, all the way from the axis to the first segment of the sacrum
subspecies, cultivars or varieties
  • Nuphar japonica subvar. flava, an aquatic plant variety found in Japan
  • Ulmus glabra 'Flava', a wych elm Ulmus glabra cultivar
Flava (TV channel)

Flava is a British music television channel owned and operated by Sony Pictures Television. It was launched in June 2004 and was formerly called B4 TV, a previous pre-launch music channel from CSC Media Group. Flava broadcasts 24 hours a day and plays music videos from the hip hop, R&B, UK garage, dubstep and drum and bass music genres.

The Flava logo is on screen in the top left-hand corner during music videos and song information appears at the bottom of the screen at the start and end of each music video. The logo is also seen before and after advert breaks when it is shown in the middle of the screen.

Flava (song)

Flava is the fifth overall single from R&B singer-songwriter Peter Andre's second studio album, Natural. The track features a rap by American rapper Cee. The track spent one week at number one on the UK Singles Chart in 1996. It was Andre's first number one single, as well as the first number one song written by co-writer Wayne Hector, who has gone on to write over 30 chart-topping hits for artists around the world.

Flava (New Zealand)

Flava (formerly known as Cool Blue 96.1) is a New Zealand Hip Hop and contemporary R&B music radio network. The network's breakfast programme is presented by Tarsh, Bro Town co-creator David Fane, and radio producer Pete Marsden. The network is owned by NZME Radio, and is operated and produced from the company's Auckland offices and studios on the corner of Cook and Nelson Streets. It competes directly with MediaWorks New Zealand's Auckland long-running urban music station Mai FM.

The Flava brand reaches an estimated 226,000 listeners every week, with 11,000 average daily unique visitors to its website and about 141,000 likes on its Facebook page. The network claims to provide "fresh and funky beats" for "urban consumers", with a focus on the metropolitan and cosmopolitan culture of Generation Y. The target audience is educated, upwardly-mobile with strong family ties and a community orientation. It is under 35 with a female skew. The station features advertising for concerts, cars, phones and other consumer brands.

Flava broadcasts popular hip hop and R&B music. The network features music from artists like Miguel, Travie McCoy, Arcee, Vic Mensa, Kanye West, Rita Ora, Dr. Dre, Juicy J, David Guetta, Nicki Minaj, Beyonce, Timbaland, Ed Sheeran, Ciara, Wiz Khalifa and Chris Brown. It also promotes local New Zealand artists, like Six60, Majic, Israel Starr, Mana Lion, Winston Anthony, Tha Feelstyle, Merchants of Flow, Tipene, MZ J, Thug Redeemd, L40 and Big Sima. A competition in 2011 invited listeners to record over tracks, for the change to have to the track professionally recorded and played on Flava.

Flava (band)

Flava is a world music Malaysian band. The band successfully entered the Gang Starz finals, a reality television program on TV 3.

Usage examples of "flava".

Everybody on the team almost knew the same song, all of us were throwing in flava with the sound.