Organisers of the annual week-long festivity to commemorate the life of the Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo-Kuti has unveiled plans for its 2019 edition. Usually held in October, this year’s celebration Read More..
Then, their music – which was mostly done in the genres of highlife, juju and apala – was resplendent with African proverbs and idioms, and served as a source of wisdom Read More..
On a Saturday night in Black Flamingo, a cramped basement venue in Brooklyn, New York City, Kampire is blasting out a set of body-shaking, high energy African electronic music. The Read More..
South Sudanese musicians have urged the government to lift a ban on nightclubs and music venues in Jubek State. The ban, which was proclaimed alongside a 5-10pm curfew on bars, was Read More..
Fans of Lingala music are mourning following the death of music icon Mose Se Sengo Fan Fan, popular for the song “Papa Lolo”, in Nairobi on Friday. This came as Read More..
As the great Nina Simone said, “Jazz is not just music, it is a way of life, it is a way of being, a way of thinking”. For any jazz Read More..