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PAM Rewind: Cheetah’s world in 10 tracks
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PAM Rewind: Cheetah's world in 10 tracks

Every month Cortega picks a DJ or producer who puts Africa and its diaspora in the spotlight. Featuring an exclusive playlist of the 10 sounds that have shaped her musical universe.

PAM presents: Molotof, plugged-in to Cairo’s flame
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PAM presents: Molotof, plugged‑in to Cairo’s flame

In Cairo, between post-revolutionary disillusionment and the unbridled creativity of its music scene, young electronic producer Molotof tells his story.

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.

KiDi, forever a golden boy
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KiDi, forever a golden boy

If you are a close follower of all TikTok trends, it is almost impossible you have never heard “Shut up… and bend over”. These words were sung by Dennis Nana Dwamena, better known as KiDi, […]

PAM Rewind: De Schuurman’s world in 10 tracks
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PAM Rewind: De Schuurman's world in 10 tracks

Every month Cortega picks a DJ or producer who puts Africa and its diaspora in the spotlight. Featuring an exclusive playlist of the 10 sounds that have shaped his musical universe.

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The 50 best albums of 2021
List / Guide
The 50 best albums of 2021

Listen in on 2021 with our pan-African selection from Cairo to Pretoria, Lagos to Nairobi, featuring the likes of Ayra Starr, Mdou Moctar, Focalistic, Nahawa Doumbia, and Kasai Allstars.

Nsasi, indomitable and misunderstood
Interview
Nsasi, indomitable and misunderstood

The Anti-Mass collective has just released DOXA, a first EP embodying electronic queer resistance in Uganda. We spoke to Nsasi, one of the masterminds behind the team.

South African jazz blooms under Malcolm Jiyane’s spell on UMDALI
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South African jazz blooms under Malcolm Jiyane’s spell on UMDALI

South African trombonist and multi-instrumentalist Malcolm Jiyane creates an atmosphere for people, spaces, ideas, and traditions with his new album UMDALI.

Msaki’s Platinumb Heart: when art is the final courtroom
Profiles
Msaki’s Platinumb Heart: when art is the final courtroom

The singer-songwriter unveils a dense double project, set in the injustices and the beauty of contemporary South Africa. PAM chatted with Msaki, the eternal art activist, about her fights and her hopes. 

Lovers Rock: when Sade reunited with her first love
Review
Lovers Rock: when Sade reunited with her first love

Twenty years ago, British-Nigerian soul icon Sade paid homage to a British subgenre of reggae with a homecoming album, Lovers Rock.

The latest on Nigeria’s EndSARS movement
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The latest on Nigeria’s EndSARS movement

The most recent update on the status and development of #EndSARS and the pursuit of police reformation in Nigeria.