Tag Archives: Afro-Fusion

Playlist: Remembering ‘Tuku’ with Mokoomba (January 2019)

Playlist: Remembering ‘Tuku’ with Mokoomba (January 2019)

It happened a few days ago now, but when great men (and musicians) pass away, you always need some time to digest the news. That happened to us, as we were and still are Oliver Mtukudzi’s mere fans and supporters. However, for the people of Zimbabwe, Tuku’s death has been...
Podcast: Back on Air with Rhythm Passport (February 2019)

Podcast: Back on Air with Rhythm Passport (February 2019)

We are pretty excited to welcome back Rhythm Passport On Air, our monthly podcast series in collaboration with SOAS Radio, endeavouring to update you on the world music world. The first episode of the revamped program boasts an interview with Songhoy Blues bandleader, which took place a few days before...
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...
News: Onipa share pure joy with their new video for “Woza”

News: Onipa share pure joy with their new video for “Woza”

London and its music scene are always able to surprise us. So much so, that one of their most recently born offspring is a quality union between Afrofuturism, Congotronics, funk and urban electronic vibes. Onipa (which means ‘human being’ in Ghanaian Asanta language) is indeed one of the most exciting...
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