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The best amapiano of 2021
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The best amapiano of 2021

2021 has been an incredible year for amapiano, as the world continues to take note of the genre’s power.

Montreal’s SPRLUA announce their debut album MAGNUM DOPUS
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Montreal’s SPRLUA announce their debut album MAGNUM DOPUS

The Mozambican-Canadian pair will drop their first official body of work in February, a project filled with debate and questions of our time.  Sonically, MAGNUM DOPUS will explore “the spaces between South African amapiano’s sophisticated […]

Teno Afrika announces new EP Where You Are
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Teno Afrika announces new EP Where You Are

The young prodigy’s upcoming project, released via Awesome Tapes From Africa, will aim big while staying true to amapiano’s DIY essence.   Teno Afrika’s 2020 debut Amapiano Selections drew an international wave of support sparked by […]

DJ Neptune, the stars spell Greatness
Feature
DJ Neptune, the stars spell Greatness

PAM spoke with DJ Neptune about his epic career on the eve of Greatness 2.0, the star studded sophomore album that combines the elements of his disc jockey come up and the global reach of Nigeria’s premier tastemaker.

Night Embassy Johannesburg: disturbing the Jozi nightlife
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Night Embassy Johannesburg: disturbing the Jozi nightlife

The residency program, sponsored by Jägermeister, gives new direction to nightlife culture with four main events showcasing different artforms and fostering community. The concept of “Freiraum”, a space for “unbridled self-expression and unlimited creativity”, is […]

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Msaki’s Platinumb Heart: when art is the final courtroom
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Msaki’s Platinumb Heart: when art is the final courtroom

The singer-songwriter unveils a dense double project, set in the injustices and the beauty of contemporary South Africa. PAM chatted with Msaki, the eternal art activist, about her fights and her hopes. 

PAM Club: Teno Afrika’s amapiano picks
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PAM Club: Teno Afrika's amapiano picks

On the road to take on the world, young DJ and producer Teno Afrika adds his name to the PAM Club hall of fame with a refined amapiano set. A must listen.

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”.