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Mr Eazi launches $20 Million African Music Fund
Feature
Mr Eazi launches $20 Million African Music Fund

Nigerian superstar Mr Eazi launches AMF in partnership with emPawa to finance established and up-and-coming creatives of Africa. As music industry giants continue to plant seeds on the African continent, Mr Eazi is taking steps […]

Afrobeats’ new chart same misgivings
News
Afrobeats’ new chart same misgivings

On July 26th Official Charts launches UK Afrobeats Top 20 giving a well deserved recognition and callous oversimplification of African music. Official Charts released the first UK Afrobeats Chart on July 26th to accommodate the […]

Pop Smoke hosts Davido and Burna Boy on posthumous deluxe
Review
Pop Smoke hosts Davido and Burna Boy on posthumous deluxe

Pop Smoke’s posthumous deluxe, released on his 21st birthday, includes Nigerian superstars DaVido and Burna Boy, for a bittersweet international collaboration.

DJ Cuppy breaks down Africa Now
Interview
DJ Cuppy breaks down Africa Now

Nigeria’s foremost female DJ talks to PAM about her partnership with Apple Music as host and DJ of the recently launched Africa Now program, bringing Africa’s best and brightest to the world. The formidable DJ […]

”F#@K Tha Police” and other lessons from hip-hop on police brutality
Article
”F#@K Tha Police” and other lessons from hip‑hop on police brutality

In the wake of the unjust murder of George Floyd, we look at hip-hop’s power of social commentary and political change regarding police brutality towards African Americans. The most recent killing of George Floyd on May […]

Little Richard, iconic rock and roll pioneer, dies at 87
Feature
Little Richard, iconic rock and roll pioneer, dies at 87

Little Richard, rock n roll’s eccentric godfather, passes away at 87 years old. PAM pays homage to the larger than life frontman who gave rock and roll its heart and soul.

The Guardian’s Teranga: a dive into Napoli’s afrobeats club scene
Article
The Guardian's Teranga: a dive into Napoli's afrobeats club scene

Explore the world of afrobeats in Napoli, Italy, and the budding community of struggling refugees who use music as solace from their traumatic past and corrupt circumstances of the migrant system. Teranga, meaning “hospitality or […]

Niniola’s ‘Fantasy’ with Femi Kuti: a Nigerian music collaboration
Article
Niniola’s 'Fantasy' with Femi Kuti: a Nigerian music collaboration

Modern Afro House star Niniola teams up with Afrobeat legend Femi Kuti for a sweet and luscious track “Fantasy”, featuring Femi Kuti on saxophone and African Giant producer Kel-P on the mixing boards.  Two eras […]