Rocky Marsiano – Meu Kamba Vol. Dois

Rocky Marsiano – Meu Kamba Vol. Dois

Rocky Marsiano‘s first album, Meu Kamba, felt like the very natural, spontaneous reaction between a serious hip hop head, an MPC and a deep collection of Lusophone African records. Upon its release the album immediately drew loads of attention, and Rocky Marsiano quickly hit the road across Europe. Performing as a sound system with musicians […]

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Osei Korankye – Emmere Nhyina Nse

Osei Korankye – Emmere Nhyina Nse

Osei Korankye is the captivating flag bearer of Ghana’s seperewa tradition. The seperewa is the harp of the Ashanti and Akan people of Ghana. The instrument descended from the Sahelian north, prospered for centuries among various Akan groups, then almost disappeared as guitar playing spread from the coast. Here is an introduction to Osei Korankye […]

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Ibaaku – Alien Cartoon

Ibaaku – Alien Cartoon

Ibaaku, the latest in a string of names he has given himself, is an artist on the move, ethereal, propelled by an eclectic and insatiable appetite for sound. His creative path started early on in Thiès, where playing keys and clarinet gradually carried him into various genres through which he meandered, hip hop, soul, jazz, […]

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Ibaaku – Djula Dance Video & Forthcoming Album

Ibaaku – Djula Dance Video & Forthcoming Album

We’re very proud to announce the first release of 2016, coming straight from the imagination and machines of Senegalese producer Ibaaku, who pieced together this afro-futuristic opus as the soundtrack to Selly Raby Kane‘s Alien Cartoon fashion show and art performance. This video is a first look into Ibaaku’s prolific imagination, the full album comes out January 26. Follow Ibaaku on Facebook, Twitter and Youtube.

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Art Melody – Moogho

Art Melody – Moogho

Two years after the acclaimed Wogdog Blues, Art Melody returns with Moogho – “world” in Mooré, the language of the Mossi people of Burkina Faso. Moogho explores bridges between continents, styles and times, as Art Melody raps and sings on top of uncompromising productions by long time partner Redrum, aided by a a slew of […]

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