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The Cranes: Idi Amin Dada’s favorite boy band
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The Cranes: Idi Amin Dada's favorite boy band

Considered by many as the godfathers of modern music in Uganda, The Cranes reunited after a 44-year hiatus for a history-making concert at the Nyege Nyege Festival. PAM revisits the band’s musical fortunes, closely tied with the nation’s political history – for better or for worse.

South African gqom trio Phelimuncasi presents debut album for Nyege Nyege
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South African gqom trio Phelimuncasi presents debut album for Nyege Nyege

The most avant-garde collective and label on the African continent of electronic music returns with an album steeped in an immense tradition, the South African toyi-toyi: a powerful dance of protest and fight. Forget clubs […]

Memories from Nyege Nyege 2019
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Memories from Nyege Nyege 2019

While waiting for the new edition, Nicolas “Covalesky” Richard invites you to relive the Nyege Nyege 2019 in pictures thanks to his live report. It was a Thursday. To be more precise, September 5, 2019. […]

Uganda’s Nyege Nyege Festival announces 2020 lineup
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Uganda's Nyege Nyege Festival announces 2020 lineup

“The Sauce Must Go On” is the rallying cry for this year’s Nyege Nyege Festival. Kampala’s most exciting electronic festival in the world has just announced its big comeback, from 3 to 6 September 2020. Since […]

MC Yallah and Eomac join forces on Mama Waliwamanyii
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MC Yallah and Eomac join forces on Mama Waliwamanyii

MC Yallah, in collaboration with producer Eomac, presents her new EP Mama Waliwamanyii out on July 3, 2020. A key member of the famous Nyege Nyege label, MC Yallah is Kenyan by heritage, but was […]

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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 […]

Nyege Nyege crew announces a magazine and mixtape for the MBE label
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Nyege Nyege crew announces a magazine and mixtape for the MBE label

Nyege Nyege has teamed up with the MBE label to publish a limited edition magazine called Nyege Nyege Archive and accompany it with a tape of field recordings made in Africa, mainly in the 1950s […]

Nyege Nyege announces HHY & The Macumbas new album
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Nyege Nyege announces HHY & The Macumbas and Adrian Sherwood new album

The mysterious HHY & The Macumbas in collaboration with Adrian Sherwood, present Camouflage Vector: Edits From Live Action 2017-2019 on the Nyege Nyege Tapes label, which will be released on June 3rd. Formed in 2008, […]