**Editors note: This month we have a special featured mix for International Women’s Day 2019 by moshood. one of … More
Album Review: Salif Keita Reveals Final Act on Un Autre Blanc
It is hard to argue against the fact that Salif Keita’s voice is one of the most recognizable African voices … More
Album Review: Wiyaala Asserts Heritage on Sissala Goddess
Wiyaala’s eponymous debut album was a gust of fresh air that shook up the age old echo chambers in Ghanaian … More
African Electronic Funk Vol.1 by Special Sauce!
The synthesizer will always be one of the most important inventions of all time, opening up creators to limitless opportunities … More
Film Review: Genevieve Nnaji’s Lionheart Delivers Nollywood Class Act
Lionheart all in all is a good film- I would not stop anyone from seeing it. It does, however, suffer from a leaning towards the safe which ultimately leaves the film somewhat flat, with the characters underdeveloped. The humor sprinkled throughout the film keeps it light and interesting, and the acting is certainly believable. It is the kind of film one would watch with family on a lazy Sunday afternoon, reveling in its quietness.
Film Review: Protecting Cultural Heritage Through Food in “Burkinabè Bounty”
Iara Lee’s 2017 documentary, Burkinabè Rising: The Art of Resistance in Burkina Faso did a great job at providing much … More
What Ghana’s Alternative Music Shrine Felt Like at the 9th Sabolai Radio Music Festival
Overall Sabolai Radio 2019 was a much need gust of fresh air in the scene that latches onto sameness in sound. With a diverse and engage set of artist, Accra dot alt was able to remind us of the psychedelic spectrum of sonic energy that float through this country.
Album Review: South African Band Presents Compelling Vista of Indie-Pop on “12 Views of Beatenberg”
South Africa’s darlings on indie-pop, Beatenberg, are back after 4 years with glistening and serenading grooves from Cape Town. The … More
Drift along Joburg’s Hypnotic Rhythms on Matias Aguayo & Mujaji The Rain’s New EP
Matias Aguayo and Mujaji the Rain are masters of a pulsating rhythmic shower on their new record, Rain.
Interview: Tuning into Zouk Machine ahead of globalFEST 2019
The 16th edition of globalFEST is scheduled to take place on January 6th 2019 at the historic Copacabana in Times … More