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.
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 […]
When Adomaa‘s Baafira x Adonai mashup video came out last February, it was clear she was part of a creative collective with a clear vision. As more top notch videos and songs came out, we couldn’t help but investigate into it, here’s their story. Thanks to Hanif for shooting and editing this great piece.
This is the first preview off of Art Melody‘s upcoming fourth album, Moogho, which means “world”: the last couple of years have seen Art Melody touring and collaborating with artists from three different continents – Moogho itself was recorded between Burkina Faso, Ghana and France. Micro Makré means “Mic check” in Mooré, the Mossi language […]
Another video from Akwaaba Sound System‘s performance at the Republic bar in Accra, this time with Ghana’s foremost Nigerian afrobeat transplant Villy, doing a powerful rendition of the classic Sawale.