Daniel Anum Jasper has been making street art in Accra, Ghana since 1986. He is well known for his signature … More
Interview: Omolola Ajao’s journey in making The FUFU Film Project
As a young African woman filmmaker in the diaspora, Omolola is invested in protecting and transmitting West-African cultures and traditions through a three part film series where each project bleeds into the next as a cosmic web of storytelling. In this interview we speak to her about facing her work and the experience that come with that, especially as a young woman filmmaker operating in a western space as well as the drive to bridge the generational gap in indigenous knowledge by preserve it in film.
Short Wave |ep.001| Martial Panucci on Hip Hop Music in Congo, French Neo-colonialism, and Living in Exile
Martial Pa’nucci is a hip-hop artist from the Republic of Congo currently living in exile in Burkina Faso following various threats to his life as a result of his activism through music against the dictatorship in his home. Whilst in Accra for a workshop engagement, we managed to spend some time with him to learn a bit more about himself, his work and his general outlook on the lives of artists in Congo. Speaking to Martial was an education and reminder of the risks various artist across the world have to take to be expressive.
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
Interview: Victoria Adukwei Bulley Creates A New Space For African Poetry With “Mother Tongues”
Filmmaking is one the most efficient story-telling tools, offering a visual representation to a narrative, and it is no coincidence … More
Interview: Anbuley Opens Up About Her Roots and Her Music on The Freedom EP
Going through Anbuley’s Soundcloud page is like stroll though an Afrofuturist garden, where cosmic rhythm an melody are in bloom. The singer’s raspy and rousing vocals lend her a unique layer to the polarizing music she producers. You would not find anyone, anywhere sounding like her
Interview: Sibusile Xaba Shares The Creative Process Behind His Debut Album
South Africa guitarist and songwriter, Sibusile Xaba takes you on an enchanting journey through time and space on his new … More
Interview: Soul Science Lab; The Innovative Afro-futuristic Griots Lay Out Their “Plan For Paradise”
We speak innovative Afro-futuristic griots Soul Science Lab about their latest album, Plan For Paradie
Why is FESPACO losing it’s value? – An interview with Claire Diao
When it comes to African film, there is one festival on the circuit you don’t want to miss. Every two … More