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Tarrus Riley captures the moment with latest album Healing
Article
Tarrus Riley captures the moment with latest album Healing

Healing, Jamaican reggae legend Tarrus Riley’s latest LP, is an answer to the turbulent times, finding solace in humanity and music.

Amaro Freitas’ journey from Brazilian slum to jazz icon
Profiles
Amaro Freitas’ journey from Brazilian slum to jazz icon

Though Amaro Freitas’ third world tour is suspended, his life of exploration in jazz continues, recounting a long journey of inspiration and triumph.

Tems bestows relief to the strained through For Broken Ears
Interview
Tems bestows relief to the strained through For Broken Ears

Following the release of her debut project, For Broken Ears, PAM speaks to Tems, one among a new generation of Nigerian talent who writes, sings and produces her own music.

Arlo Parks, the color of emotions
Portrait
Arlo Parks, the color of emotions

The 19-year-old London singer Arlo Parks is already one of the most promising voices of her generation. Here, she discusses her new single “Hurt” and her magical performance for the Colors Show.

Nigerian artists stand up for #EndSARS movement
Feature
Nigerian artists stand up for #EndSARS movement

Wizkid, Davido, Falz and others step up in protest for the #EndSARS movement leading to the disbandment of the notorious federal police group SARS (Special Anti Robbery Squad).

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Looking back at Youssou N’Dour’s classic, Immigrés
Review
Looking back at Youssou N'Dour’s classic, Immigrés

Youssou’s heartwarming classic released in 1984 is a 34 minute love letter to his Senagalese roots from his new home in Paris.

Zooming in with Olamide to talk Carpe Diem
Interview
Zooming in with Olamide to talk Carpe Diem

In the new world of interviews you wait for artists in the comfort of your own home, staring into an empty Zoom room. One can’t help but wonder what the artist is up to, potentially […]

Vudufa, the duo that dances with demons
Interview
Vudufa, the duo that dances with demons

The duo from Lima explores the connections between Latin music, Afro-Peruvian rhythms and electronic music on their new EP South American Loa. Interview and preview.

Roger Ballen’s naked lunch
Interview
Roger Ballen's naked lunch

Until early next year, the South African photography behemoth will be cast under the spotlight at the Halle Saint Pierre, the Mecca of Art Brut in Paris. This allowed PAM the opportunity to chat with the artist about his new projects. Be warned however; there are a lot of them to take in.

Debut album by Lex Amor, the urban grace
Review
Debut album by Lex Amor, the urban grace

The British rapper with Nigerian roots releases stunningly mature, home-recorded debut album. There is power in simplicity.

Luo religious practice in Obong’o Nyakalaga music
Feature
Luo religious practice in Obong’o Nyakalaga music

Uncovering the long history of Luo religious practices in the life and work of Vioxii Dede, Japesa and Khaligraph Jones.