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PAM presents: Eesah Yasuké, the Samurai from Roubaix
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PAM presents: Eesah Yasuké, the Samurai from Roubaix

From fractured lives to resilience, Eesah Yasuke, a steady rapper from Roubaix, tells her story in a new PAM documentary, by Narjes Bahhar.

PAM presents: Sitos, on alert in Kinshasa
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PAM presents: Sitos, on alert in Kinshasa

This second installment from our documentary series Off the Map takes us to Kinshasa (CDR), the birthplace of zagué, an indescribable style celebrated by Sitos – a laborer by day and singer by night – among others.

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.

PAM goes Off the Map in new docuseries
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PAM goes Off the Map in new docuseries

PAM is proud to present Off the Map, a collection of mini-docs that bring you into the lives of emerging artists from Kinshasa to Paris, Casablanca and Johannesburg.

PAM presents Gidam, a fully immersive film from the streets of revolution
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PAM presents Gidam, a fully immersive film from the streets of revolution

PAM presents Gidam (until the end), a film by Arthur Larie and Bastien Massa, shot in December 2021 in Sudan. It follows Enas, a young percussionist who accompanies the protests demanding the departure of the military from power.

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DJ Doowap’s Earbuds: a listen into a tastemaker’s top tracks
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DJ Doowap’s Earbuds: a listen into a tastemaker’s top tracks

DJ Doowap introduces us to her favorite African hits and amapiano cuts bumping in her headphones straight off her Money Badoo, afro-amapiano experiment collab on “Déjà Vu”.

The Urban Village documentary is here
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The Urban Village documentary is here

Now, exclusively via PAM’s YouTube channel, watch Urban Village’s eponymous documentary, driving us through streets and the history of Soweto. Dig the tar, find the roots.

popsnotthefather, portrait of a sentimental rapper
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popsnotthefather, portrait of a sentimental rapper

In this mini-documentary, PAM and Tseliso Monaheng pay a visit to Popsnotthefather, a South African rapper and singer who fuses hip-hop and experimental melodies.

Soweto, a musical genealogy by Lerato Lichaba from Urban Village
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Soweto, a musical genealogy by Lerato Lichaba from Urban Village

PAM met the founder of the group Urban Village, a guitarist and art researcher born in Soweto. In a few vinyls, he retraces a slice of South African music history (60-80s), all the way from their village to Soweto, the great cultural shaker.

“Worry”, the call of hope from Songhoy Blues
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"Worry", the call of hope from Songhoy Blues

The psychedelic Malian blues band announced their next album with a new music video shot in the streets of Bamako. After Music in Exile and Resistance, Malian band Songhoy Blues announced their long-awaited third album […]

Prettyboy D-O unveils the fire “Odeshi” video
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Prettyboy D‑O unveils the fire "Odeshi" video

The Lagos rapper offers us a shortened visualiser for the track he released 4 days ago.