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Sun-El Musician announces album influenced by both tradition and futurism
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Sun‑El Musician announces album influenced by both tradition and futurism

The South African producer announces next album To the World & Beyond for December 4 via his own label El-World. It’s a project with fascinating duel aesthetics, both traditional and futuristic. Passionate about house music, […]

The witchcraft of LABOUR on new album
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The witchcraft of LABOUR on new album

The album nine-sum sorcery is the first release from Berlin duo LABOUR. It marks an  ambitious project led by Iranian Farahnaz Hatam and American Colin Hacklander, known since 2018 for their large-scale performances in concert […]

Boddhi Satva, Preto Show, Stonebwoy and Tenny in “Ragga Ragga”
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Boddhi Satva, Preto Show, Stonebwoy and Tenny in "Ragga Ragga"

The father of ancestral soul joins other African music heroes for a dream-casting take on a classic  modern dancehall track. It’s the perfect combo for Boddhi Satva who recruits a trio of excellence for his […]

10 new albums you should listen to this week
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10 new albums you should listen to this week

2020 DIvision  Jyellowl A lyrical work that’s both personal and collective, the Irish rapper reflects on the ideals of being oneself before attempting to please others. The question of identity is also an important theme […]

Herman $uede embraces his Ugandan roots with Navio on “Medawase”
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Herman $uede embraces his Ugandan roots with Navio on “Medawase”

To celebrate his 18th birthday, Ghana’s golden boy links up with the Ugandan Hip-Hop veteran for his first international collaboration. Burna Boy, Davido, Tiwa Savage or Flavour are part of the many contemporary West African […]

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Timaya brings good vibes on new album
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Timaya brings good vibes on new album

After unveiling his single “Gra-Gra,” the king of Afro-soca makes his big comeback with Gratitude. What exactly is Afro-soca? The hybrid genre that the Nigerian singer Timaya masters is a mix of Caribbean music based […]

The Djeli ngoni player Kandiafa releases new single “L’Arab”
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The Djeli ngoni player Kandiafa releases new single "L'Arab"

Abdoulaye Koné, aka Kandiafa, unveils a new track from his forthcoming third album entitled PLANTING TREES, imagined as a return to the roots of his instrument. After having mixed Mandingo culture with country music in […]

Nyege Nyege to launch free online platform
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Nyege Nyege to launch free online platform

The festival is changing its backdrop, from the waters ofUganda’s White Nile, to the digital world. Nyege Nyege adapts to the health situation by taking some of its programming online, from December 3 to 6. […]

New reissue reveals the true talent of South-African pianist Ibrahim Khalil Shihab
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New reissue reveals the true talent of South‑African pianist Ibrahim Khalil Shihab

With this re-issue of Spring, the British label corrects the historical error of having published these Ibrahim Khalil Shihab tracks as an “add-on” to the tracklist of Winston Mankunku’s Yakhal’ Inkomo in 1996. The history […]

Star Feminine Band unveils a classy video
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Star Feminine Band unveils a classy video

It’s via the track “Rew Be Me” that these young Beninese girls, aged between 10 and 17, have chosen to announce the release of their first eponymous album. Between 10 and 17 years old, these […]

Atangana Records exhume sound treasures from mythical Guadeloupean studio
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Atangana Records exhume sound treasures from mythical Guadeloupean studio

The producer Henri Debs was a real visionary. The creator of Latin biguine, also called Creole salsa, this musical style thrilled the ‘Gran Moun ball’ generation, something we can relive the Mizik la ka dansé […]