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Mix: International Women’s Rights Day – 100% Female Power!

Mix: International Women’s Rights Day – 100% Female Power!

For International Women’s Rights Day, we play tribute to all women in music with this Strictly Female mix going from afrobeat, Lusophone sounds & ethiogrooves over Arab, reggae & dub to Latin, hip-hop & global bass. Power to the Women! Tracklist: Organic Soul – Frap Frap The Afrorockerz feat. Ruth Tafébé –...
Mukambo Mixtape – Let’s Felabrate 2021

Mukambo Mixtape – Let’s Felabrate 2021

For the second year in a row, Mukambo and NYP Records teamed up to prove the global afrobeat scene is more alive than ever. Mukambo compiled 21 bands from the four corners of the earth, bringing their own blend of afrobeat to pay tribute to the Black President Fela Kuti...
Mukambo Mixtape: Chico Science Vive – Viva o Manguebeat

Mukambo Mixtape: Chico Science Vive – Viva o Manguebeat

Tribute to Chico Science, the Brazilian Fela Kuti, godfather of manguebeat. His crossover of Pernambucan traditions like maracatu, coco, ciranda & embolada with ’90s culture (hip-hop, rock) gave birth to a whole new style and movement called manguebeat, the beat of the mangrove. With his tragic death in 1997, the...
Mukambo Mixtape: Forró de Macumbeiro – Baião Temperado

Mukambo Mixtape: Forró de Macumbeiro – Baião Temperado

This mixtape was inspired by the rising global trend of organizing forró balls, first in the Southeast of Brazil (São Paulo/Rio), then in the US and Europe. Not exactly the kind of forró I discovered in Pernambuco, at Chimchim da Baiana (Olinda) and such places. Another kind of forró and...
Mix: Uprising by Christina Hazboun (June 2021)

Mix: Uprising by Christina Hazboun (June 2021)

Now more than ever, three weeks after a ceasefire ended 11 days of air raids and shelling and the international press and media coverage has returned to its low hum, it’s crucial to keep the attention from wavering, and spotlight the daily sufferings and tensions borne by the people living...
Mix: Mukambo’s Pan-Afrobeat Mixtape

Mix: Mukambo’s Pan-Afrobeat Mixtape

Twenty+ years after Fela Kuti‘s death, afrobeat seems to be more alive than ever! Over the past two decades, afrobeat bands have arisen in the four corners of the earth, some paying homage to Fela, other playing their own blend of afrobeat, mixing their roots with Fela Kuti and Tony...
Mix: Rhythm Passport x EoL Radio (March 2021)

Mix: Rhythm Passport x EoL Radio (March 2021)

Some weeks ago, DJ, selector, producer and good friend of Rhythm Passport Black Lulu asked us to prepare a two-hour “Oriental music” selection for his show on Tel Aviv-based Eol Radio… and so we did. Listen in and accompany us on a journey through the Arab music world, from Algerian...
Mix: Poirier – ‘Musicien du Monde’ (August 2020)

Mix: Poirier – ‘Musicien du Monde’ (August 2020)

A couple of months ago, on the 19th of June, Canadian musician, producer and DJ Poirier released his eleventh album titled Soft Power on Wonderwheel Recordings. Anticipated by “Café Com Leite” (featuring Flavia Coelho) and “Sim Bombei” (with Samito), Soft Power is a fresh, dancy and wide-ranging chapter in Poirier’s over 20-year long career, stretching...
Mix: Radio Mukambo Entering 2020 – Best of 2019 Mixtape

Mix: Radio Mukambo Entering 2020 – Best of 2019 Mixtape

It took quite a while, actually it took a corona crisis to get time to finish this Best-of-2019 mixtape, but it was worth the wait. It’s a serious global mash-up of grooves, bass ‘n beats, 56 tracks squeezed into little more than 2 hours. Don’t forget: leave your dancing shoes...