Tag Archives: Afro-Dance

Preview: Mohammed Yahya @ Hootananny (London; Sunday 27th October 2019)

Preview: Mohammed Yahya @ Hootananny (London; Sunday 27th October 2019)

More than a style or musical region, October’s appointment with Rhythm Passport’s Global Sundays at Hootananny is dedicated to an artist currently enriching and brightening the London music scene, Mohammed Yahya. Founding member of Native Sun, as well as bilingual rapper, poet, educator and events organiser, Mohammed is a 360-degree...
Preview: Kokoko! @ XOYO (London; Thursday 4th April 2019)

Preview: Kokoko! @ XOYO (London; Thursday 4th April 2019)

Kokoko! are a completely thrilling band, born like a phoenix from the flames in make-shift jams and studios, playing together for the first time at a multi-arts block party in the Ngwaka neighbourhood in Kinshasa, the capital city of the DMC. The result: a fiery fusion of electro sounds, African...
Visions of Sound – November 2018

Visions of Sound – November 2018

We’ve partnered with Groovalizacion Radio to bring you a monthly collection of the best world music-related videos. That’s our way to give value to too often overlooked, rich and diverse artistic expressions. Listen with your eyes! Watch the full playlist: 
Album Review: Dobet Gnahoré – Miziki [Wagram Music; May 2018]
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Album Review: Dobet Gnahoré – Miziki [Wagram Music; May 2018]

Having been raised in an environment where performing arts and African traditions were paramount, Ivorian vocalist Dobet Gnahoré has always had great artistic confidence and a strong sense of self. Her fifth album, entitled Miziki after the Bété word for music, is a true reflection of that assurance and traditional...
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