In the wake of the unjust murder of George Floyd, we look at hip-hop’s power of social commentary and political change regarding police brutality towards African Americans. The most recent killing of George Floyd on May […]
Already proud to be able to wave essential compilations dedicated to Sudan, Somalia, Haiti or Cape Verde, Ostinato is now collaborating with the Groupe RTD to record the first ever international album to emerge from […]
South African drummer Asher Gamedze announces his debut album Dialectic Soul on the British label On the Corner, which is a string of quality releases. Discussion with this virtuoso of the sticks.
Starring Ray Lema, Papa Wemba, Kanda Bongo Man, Zao and Loketo… via the Congo river that runs through Paris too.
Confined in his London home, jazzman Shabaka Hutchings speaks about his new album, how he spends his days under quarantine and what he sees for the future.
One year after the outstanding performance of “Bad Commando”, the young prodigy Rema has returned to the Colors Show to perform the unreleased track “Fame”. 2019 was a standout year for Rema. Having released a […]
After the viral hit “Try Me”, singer-songwriter and producer Tems unveils her first song of the year. Tems’ popularity is no longer debatable. The RnB/Soul alternative singer is a close collaborator of Nigerian artist Odunsi and […]
The track is the first one the Nigerian singer recorded after the release of her album “Enjoy your life” in 2019.
An arresting new quartet album that denounces the injustices against African-Americans in the United States. Born in Oakland, California, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire presents On the Tender Spot of Every Calloused Moment, a fifth album that […]
The Atlanta-based Nigerian singer takes Afrobeats further again with this new 7-track EP.
Recorded in 1985, the album Maguidala is reissued for the first time on Bongo Joe Records After the release of the very first compilation dedicated to the golden age of sound made in São Tomé […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Poté, a Londoner born in Saint Lucia, releases a new EP where house flirts with nu-soul and African rhythms. PAM spoke with the young man who is discreet as he is talented. It’s been about […]