Tag Archives: hip hop

Daily Discovery: Damon Locks – Black Monument Ensemble – "NOW (Forever Momentary Space)"

Daily Discovery: Damon Locks – Black Monument Ensemble – "NOW (Forever Momentary Space)"

Check out the new single by Chicago-based collective Damon Locks Black Monument Ensemble part of their upcoming album NOW out on International Anthem in early April: https://intlanthem.bandcamp.com/album/now   “NOW” was created in the final throes of Summer 2020, following months of pandemic-induced fear & isolation, the explosion of social unrest, struggle & violence...
Daily Discovery: Liberato Kani – Kaykunapi

Daily Discovery: Liberato Kani – Kaykunapi

Have a sneak peek into Peruvian singer/songwriter, MC and activist Liberato Kani‘s brand new album Pawaspay, released on the 2nd of February: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3G2o-XCfF4…   In the new album, the Quechua rapper develops his distinctive style even further, fine-tuning the blending of hip-hop with Andean, Amazonian and Afro-Peruvian traditional music.  
Visions of Sound (January 2021)

Visions of Sound (January 2021)

Every month, we bring you a 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:
Podcast: Rendez-Vous à Bobo – A Beginner’s Guide To Baloji (January 2021)

Podcast: Rendez-Vous à Bobo – A Beginner’s Guide To Baloji (January 2021)

Rendez-vous with Lucas for a beginner’s guide to Baloji – the multi-faceted artist from DRC via Belgium making some of the most inventive Afrofuturist music and visuals about. Track List 1. Baloji – Le Reste Du Monde [from Hotel impala, EMI Music Belgium, 2007] 2. Baloji – Congo Eza Ya Biso [from Kinshasa Succursale; Crammed Discs,...
Playlist: Radio Krimi’s Labels of 2020

Playlist: Radio Krimi’s Labels of 2020

Just like they did in 2019, our good friends at Radio Krimi decided to put together their very own end-of-the-year (play)list and dedicate it to record labels instead of musicians/bands or albums… It goes without saying that we are more than happy to feature it on our pages and share it...
Your Ticket to… 2020 (in 20+1 Albums)

Your Ticket to… 2020 (in 20+1 Albums)

Hard to believe that such a dire and dramatic year could inspire such an abundance of remarkable albums. Or maybe, on the contrary, the multitude of emotions sparked by the pandemic and our new life’s circumstances might have been the main reasons why musicians were able to write, record and...
Visions of Sound (December 2020)

Visions of Sound (December 2020)

Every month, we bring you a 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:
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