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Night Dreamer debut session launch with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 EP
News
Night Dreamer debut session launch with Seun Kuti & Egypt 80 EP

A one-take recording from Kuti’s 2018 album Black Times. Brand new London based record label Night Dreamer has recaptured the organic essence of direct to disc through a series of recordings at Artone Studio in Haarlem, […]

Seun Kuti: “Struggle sounds as the weapon of the future”
Interview
Seun Kuti: "Struggle sounds as the weapon of the future"

Last part of our three-part interview. Seun Kuti talks to PAM about two new songs on his recently released album, Black Times. The first, “Theory of Goat and Yam” evokes the rampant corruption in Nigeria, […]

Seun Kuti, the politico-financial mafia and the African dream
Interview
Seun Kuti, the politico‑financial mafia and the African dream

Seun Kuti talks to PAM about the tracks on his new album, Black Times! True to himself and to the legacy of his father, Fela, he excoriates the politico-financial mafia that runs public affairs and […]

Seun Kuti Talks About Activism and What Inspired His New Album, Black Times
Interview
Seun Kuti Talks About Activism and What Inspired His New Album, Black Times

Ahead of the release of his fourth album, here is the first part of our three-part interview with Seun Kuti. Can you tell us about the cover of this new album? You look like “Seun […]

Seun Kuti teams up with Carlos Santana for ‘Black Times’
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Seun Kuti teams up with Carlos Santana for 'Black Times'

Seun Kuti and the Egypt 80, the legendary dance orchestra of Afrobeat, announces its fourth album, Black Times. The youngest son of Afrobeat legend Fela Anikulapo Kuti will release his new album, Black Times, the 2nd March 2018 on great record label Strut. […]

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BANTU calls for a rallying cry in ‘Disrupt The Programme’
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BANTU calls for a rallying cry in 'Disrupt The Programme'

BANTU unveils the single “Disrupt The Programme” which announces their album Everybody Get Agenda, to be released later this year. The Lagos-based 13-piece band BANTU, led by Nigerian German singer and social activist Ade Bantu, […]

‘Africa Today’, Etuk Ubong’s explosive ‘direct-to-disc’ album
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'Africa Today', Etuk Ubong's explosive 'direct‑to‑disc' album

The album of the Nigerian Etuk Ubong, Analog Africa will be released on June 5th on the English label Night Dreamer. Trumpet player, composer and singer, the Nigerian Etuk Ubong began his career by joining the group […]

The COVID-19 Pandemic: its impact on Nigeria and its music scene
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The COVID‑19 Pandemic: its impact on Nigeria and its music scene

The background story  Nigeria, the most populous black nation in the world, confirmed its first case of the Coronavirus (otherwise known as the COVID-19) on February 27th. Sweeping through Asia and into Europe, Lagos saw the first reported […]