Senegalese hip-hop duo Keyti and Xuman aka Mr Xuman are the talents behind Journal Rappé, a weekly news segment broadcasting news through hip-hop and rap (in English and Wolof), in Read More..
After a yearlong gap without Zanzibar’s favorite music festival, Sauti za Busara returned in 2017 with a bang, featuring 40 bands with over 400 artists on three different stages over Read More..
I have never seen a woman ride a drum before, like a goddess rides a tiger…I have never seen an artist / male or female / anywhere across the world Read More..
Forty years ago, on Dec. 3, 1976, Bob Marley was shot in a gangland assassination attempt in the heat of a contentious Jamaican election campaign pitting the United States’ favorite Read More..
In new single “U’Huh”, Sinkane shares a much-needed dose of optimism, repeating the refrain “We’re all gonna be alright / Kulu shi tamaam,” with lyrics in Arabic, Ahmed’s native tongue. Read More..
The Nightingales were one of Sudan’s best loved girl bands. The three sisters, Amal, Hadia and Hayat Talsam, were known in their 1970s heyday as the “Sudanese Supremes” with their Read More..