Image Source Confusion surrounds the exact chronology of Ebo Taylor’s lengthy career, and over the years he too has been flexible with dates and events. A lot of water has, Read More..
The Venus Bushfires on storytelling and bridging the middle
Image Source Helen Isibor-Epega, who writes and performs as The Venus Bushfires, was born in Nigerian and moved to London aged seven. She is a composer, singer-songwriter and performance artist Read More..
Who Is Wizkid? And Why Is He The New Global Music Wonder-Kid?
Image Source The global appreciation of West Africa’s Afro-beat music has grown significantly in the last decade. Afro-beat stars are touring the world, racking up record sales, winning awards and Read More..
How the global boom of African music is resonating with electronic artists in the diaspora
Image Source In the early 2000s, there was a small, unassuming stall on the second floor balcony of Kampala’s Bugolobi market. Stocked with computers, scanners and other electronic devices, it Read More..
Femi and His Son Continue The Legacy of Fela Kuti, The King of Afrobeat
Image Source When Fela Kuti moved back to Nigeria from England to start his music career, he would never have imagined that his art would have such a global reach Read More..
Nigerian migrants in Sicily are building a buzzing Afrobeats scene from scratch
The Ballaró neighborhood lies in the former historic city center of Palermo, the capital of Sicily, Italy. A few decades ago, Ballaró was known to be a dangerous part of Read More..