DJ Spotlight: DJ coco-em (Kenya)

DJ Spotlight: DJ coco-em (Kenya)

This week we shed light on DJ coco-em from Kenya. I met em last year in Nairobi, when she took part in a DJ workshop I...

Accra Nightlife: Altcarbon

Accra Nightlife: Altcarbon

The landscape of Accra’s nightlife has evolved a great deal since I moved here in 2011. Rapid economic growth means...

Qhizzo – Gqom Plug EP

Qhizzo – Gqom Plug EP

​Gqom Plug could not have been named more appropriately. This EP is born out of Qhizzo’s passion for the gqom genre,...

Max Le Daron – Monin Guetin

Max Le Daron – Monin Guetin

Max is no novice jumping on the afro-fusion train armed with jollof war memes. This first EP of the Unless Tomorrow...

Kirani Ayat – Di Asa

Kirani Ayat – Di Asa

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Maskarado – Monami – acapella

Maskarado – Monami – acapella

We won't call this one a remix contest, instead we want to shift towards a permanent musical lab: we will regularly...

Kuduro is Dead?!?!

Kuduro is Dead?!?!

(Originally published in the Lungu Lungu column for Fader magazine) It pains me...

Killamu – A Minha Face

Killamu – A Minha Face

Killamu is one of the most respected kuduro beat makers in Angola. He has been part of the kuduro scene for ten years...