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Nyege Nyege announces Buganda Royal Music Revival album and documentary
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Nyege Nyege announces Buganda Royal Music Revival album and documentary

Musicians of the Buganda royal court, once scattered across their kingdom after the violent Mengo crisis of 1966, gather together again to keep their musical tradition alive, recording their lyres, fiddles, and drums ensemble to […]

Soundcloud looks at East African underground music in SCENES
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Soundcloud looks at East African underground music in SCENES 

The music platform has partnered with Nyege Nyege for this short documentary, accompanied by an energetic compilation, Music for the Eagles.  SCENES: East African Underground tells the story of a group of innovative artists building […]

Nyege Nyege announces sophomore singeli compilation Sounds of Pamoja
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Nyege Nyege announces sophomore singeli compilation Sounds of Pamoja

The East-African music label dives deeper in the Tanzanian music phenomenon, after their revolutionary Sounds of Sisso (2017) which took festivals around the world by storm.  The Sounds of Sisso compilation focused mostly on the […]

Nyege Nyege puts bubbling on the map alongside De Schuurman
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Nyege Nyege puts bubbling on the map alongside De Schuurman

The Ugandan label has announced Bubbling Inside, a testament to the evolution of the Dutch genre from one of its most visionary producers.

Biga Yut is back with the futuristic Vamparina
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Biga Yut is back with the futuristic Vamparina

The Ugandan artist graces the Nyege Nyege sub-label with a new project built on surprising rhythms, adding a breath of fresh air in dancehall and electronic music. Biga Yut grew up in the ghettos of […]

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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. […]