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Moonga K. makes his return high on up
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Moonga K. makes his return high on up

The Zambian-born, Botswana-raised and South African-based singer takes us through his new song “up”, and reflects on his achievements so far. A few months ago, after his performance at Bassline Fest in Johannesburg, Moonga K. […]

Shane Cooper & Mabuta, expanding Joburg jazz
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Shane Cooper & Mabuta, expanding Joburg jazz

The South African bassist and his band unveil Finish The Sun, a sophomore album rooted in experimentation, 70s African music and sunny mornings.   “In late 2020, I would start every day by having a cup […]

Zakes Bantwini and the business of spiritual music
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Zakes Bantwini and the business of spiritual music

After breaking records in 2021 “Osama”, the South African producer appears in the video for “iMali” alongside Karyendasoul and Nana Atta. A perfect occasion to look back with him on his 10-year career, his spirituality […]

A brief guide to hiplife
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A brief guide to hiplife

PAM takes you back to when Ghanaians were living the hiplife, a 1990s musical and generational craze which placed hip-hop verses in-between highlife guitar loops.

Worrying less with Tim Lyre
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Worrying less with Tim Lyre

The Nigerian artist is all about good vibes on his debut album, composed to help you enjoy more and worry less. He speaks to PAM about the Alté scene, his Chop Life Crew and his creative process.

From Pitori to Paris, Focalistic’s dreams come true
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From Pitori to Paris, Focalistic’s dreams come true

After taking hold of Lagos, Accra, Dar-Es-Salam and London, Focalistic recently made a Paris capsize, a turning point in his career. An opportunity to take a look with him at his journey, from an ambitious rapper to the “President of the streets”.

“Try Love” with Horace Andy
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“Try Love” with Horace Andy

The Jamaican legend unveils the second single from his forthcoming album Midnight Rockers, a project alternating between rock and reggae. The song “Try Love” was written by Horace Andy, Jeb Loy Nichols, George Oban and […]

Kuami Eugene the rock star from the black star
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Kuami Eugene the rock star from the black star

A highlife singer, an Afrobeats star and a pop icon, Kuami Eugene carries the flag of Ghana high. Known as the “rockstar” of his country, his next move is world domination. PAM spoke with him live from Accra.