fbpx → Skip to main content
The Pan African Music Magazine
©2023 PAM Magazine - Design by Trafik - Site by Moonshine - All rights reserved. IDOL MEDIA, a division of IDOL Group.
The fight for fuji king goes on  (3/3)
Feature
The fight for fuji king goes on (3/3)

Fuji purists and the Nigerian hip-hop generation go head-to-head for the battle of fuji king, but an eventual reconciliation paves the way for the longterm prospects of fuji in the world of Nigerian pop.

The fuji boom gets down (2/3)
Feature
The fuji boom gets down (2/3)

An oil boom era and school secularization gives fuji a boost in elite social circles and a new school of pioneers take the reins with a gentleman touch by “King” Wasiu Ayinde Marshall and the salacious style of Abass Akande Obesere.

The fantastic history of fuji music
Series
The fantastic history of fuji music

A history of Nigeria’s fast and furious fuji music, from it’s origins in Yoruba-Muslim culture to its modern hip-hop progenitors. Dive into the fanatic music that sprung rivalries, caused mayhem and lit up dancefloors from its humble roots to the global stage. 

The birth of fuji fantasia (1/3)
Feature
The birth of fuji fantasia (1/3)

Starting in the early 1960’s of Nigeria, a select group of innovators transform the sound of Owambe parties and traditional Were music into an all-year-long celebration full of rivalries, virtuosos and names of unlikely origin.

Miriam Makeba, and the fight goes on
Profiles
Miriam Makeba, and the fight goes on

90 years ago, the South African singer, who was to become “Mama Africa”, a Pan-African heroine, was born. The life of a woman who thought that the fight should never end.

Loading
Confirmed
Loading
Confirmed
Black History Month: 5 songs for 5 activists
Series
Black History Month: 5 songs for 5 activists

While Black History Month is all year round for us at PAM, we’re going to celebrate this February and publish a number of special articles. Here we have an annotated playlist made up of 5 songs from 5 historic activists.

Black History Month: 5 songs for 5 historic leaders
Series
Black History Month: 5 songs for 5 historic leaders

While Black History Month is all year round for us at PAM, we’re going to celebrate this February and publish a number of special articles. Here we have an annotated playlist made up of 5 songs from 5 historic African leaders.

African Guitar Heroes
Feature
African Guitar Heroes

Let’s take a few tours and detours all over the continent to discover some of its guitar masters. To hear them at their best you often have to wait until the 1st verse or chorus is over; wait for the song to bloom and for the guitarist to rise.

PAM Rewind: Jamz Supernova’s world in 10 tracks
List / Guide
PAM Rewind: Jamz Supernova's world in 10 tracks

Jamz Supernova, BBC Radio 1Xtra host and founder of the label Future Bounce, breaks down her come-up in the UK music scene and the tracks that inspired her understanding of heritage, influence, and the future of music.

Farewell Francis, your children salute you #3 : Patrick Bebey
Series
Farewell Francis, your children salute you #3 : Patrick Bebey

Francis Bebey left us twenty years ago. After Kidi and Toups, it is now the turn of Patrick, a musician, to share with us a musical memory of his father. He has chosen to dive into the album Dibiye, which has recently been reissued.

Farewell Bebey, your children salute you #2 : Toups Bebey
Series
Farewell Bebey, your children salute you #2 : Toups Bebey

This week, three of Francis Bebey’s children will talk about a song or an album by their late father. Today it’s Toups’ turn.