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Once again, Wakaliwood is ready to take over the world
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Once again, Wakaliwood is ready to take over the world

Crazy World, Isaac Nabwana’s latest action movie, filmed in Wakaliwood studio in Kampala, is in the spotlight at the Toronto International Film Festival. Hollywood should be worried – Wakaliwood has arrived. Beef blood, pirate distribution, […]

Zara McFarlane taps into her Caribbean roots for “Black Treasure”
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Zara McFarlane taps into her Caribbean roots for "Black Treasure"

The UK’s foremost Jazz Vocalist, award winning singer- songwriter Zara McFarlane, returns with “Black Treasure”, a song inspired by an exploration of the singer’s Jamaican heritage

Voluntary shutdown for Marwan Pablo
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Voluntary shutdown for Marwan Pablo

Leader of the Egyptian Trap scene, the young prodigy withdraws from the Game entirely in favour of religion. The encephalogram of his social media is now completely blank. As in Morocco or Tunisia, the last […]

Jako Maron and Vincent Fontano share visuals for “Maloya Valsé chok 1”
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Jako Maron and Vincent Fontano share visuals for "Maloya Valsé chok 1"

Jako Maron and film director Vincent Fontano share video for “Maloya Valsé chok 1”, extract from the album Les experiences electro Maloya de Jako Maron released on Nyege Nyege Tapes. Electronic pioneer of the intense […]

Rising British rap star Pa Salieu unveils “Bang Out” music video
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Rising British rap star Pa Salieu unveils "Bang Out" music video

Becoming one of the hottest names in the UK, PA Salieu presents two new singles, “Betty” and “Bang Out”. Aged 22, young British-Gambian rapper PA Salieu made a name for himself in January 2020 with […]

Ma-E and K.O collaborate again on the “Navigator” video
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Ma‑E and K.O collaborate again on the "Navigator" video

The duo finally unveiled the visuals of this explosive collaboration, released by audio in April.

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dumama+kechou’s debut buffering juju is a menagerie of South African identity
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dumama+kechou’s debut buffering juju is a menagerie of South African identity

On their debut release titled buffering juju, out now on the Mushroom Hour label, the nomadic folk duo of dumama+kechou offer up takes, re-takes, fixes, and sedimentary reduxes to the sound otherwise known as electronic music.

The rising producer Kilamanzego offers futuristic African takes on bass music
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The rising producer Kilamanzego offers futuristic African takes on bass music

Born in the Bronx from Ghanaian parents, Kilamanzego comes to the forefront of the scene with These Roots Are on Fire, a promising and incredibly stimulating first EP. PAM spoke with the artist to better understand her […]

Listen to an exclusive mix from rising producer DJ Danifox
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Listen to an exclusive mix from rising producer DJ Danifox

Partner in crime with the Príncipe Discos label, the young Lisboner Danifox continues to rise with a second EP in pure batida tradition. For the occasion, he offers us an exclusive mix and tells us […]

Extra Soul Perception, augmented reality music
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Extra Soul Perception, augmented reality music

Get together eight artists from a number of different countries and backgrounds for a week in Nairobi to create an album and a documentary – this was the ambitious gamble made and won by the […]

PsychoYP and Abuja trap
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PsychoYP and Abuja trap

The Nigerian rapper from Abuja built his success away from Lagos, boasting a trap style of his own, drawing on afrobeats as well as American slang and sound. Interview Is Atlanta still the first city […]

T’Neeya and the language of afrobeats
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T’Neeya and the language of afrobeats

Born in Douala, based in Ghana T’Neeya is one of the rising stars of afrobeats. In French, Pidgin, English or German, the polyglot artist reaches audiences across borders. Interview. With West-African artists rising on huge […]