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Podcast: Radio Mukambo #516 – Top 21 of 2021

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #516 – Top 21 of 2021

It’s the first week of the year so time to treat you to the best albums of 2021. A global trip that will take you from Colombian Pacific tot a refugee camp in the desert, from adrenaline fuelled jazz to the Beastie Boys making cumbia in the Congo. Ethiogrooves, Latin...
Rhythm Passport Presents… #3 (January 2022)

Rhythm Passport Presents… #3 (January 2022)

This year, we decided to have a different go at the usual end of the year list. Thanks to RTM.FM and Taco!, we could change the medium and move from written words to on-air ones… Our first podcast of 2022 and third Rhythm Passport Presents… features a “best albums of...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #515 – United Nonsense

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #515 – United Nonsense

For the last normal podcast of the year, we have two albums of the week: U.N. (United Nonsense) is the debut of Swedish afrobeat band Olumo Soundz, so true to the foundations of afrobeat that we sometimes have to snap to make sure we’re not listening to Fela Kuti! The...
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...
Podcast: Out Of Africa (November 2021)

Podcast: Out Of Africa (November 2021)

This show is dedicated to the Angolan Independence Day, commemorated on the 11th of November of 1975, dedicated as well to its people and marvellous country. The show kicks off with Bonga and its wonderful voice, music’s extracted from his debut albums, Angola 72 and Angola 74, then we travel...
Daily Discovery: TC & The Groove Family – Tree Of Life feat. Franz Von (Live Session)

Daily Discovery: TC & The Groove Family – Tree Of Life feat. Franz Von (Live Session)

TC & The Groove Family are a Leeds-based 10-piece collective blending afrobeat with breakbeats, jungle and highlife. “Tree of Life” is their latest video, a live session featuring MC, songwriter and K.O.G. & the Zongo Brigade band member Franz Von. Check out TC & The Groove Family‘s brand-new EP Remixes here: https://tcandthegroovefamily.bandcamp.com/album/remixes-ep
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #514 – Jimi Hendrix of Highlife

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #514 – Jimi Hendrix of Highlife

This week we dive into the Golden Sixties and Seventies of highlife music with Oliver Nayoka, a Nigerian singer & guitarist, mixing highlife with heavy Congolese guitar. Aja Wele-Wele sounds like a vinyl coming straight from the ’70s but was made today, reshaping the history and conception of highlife earning himself...