Tag Archives: South-East Africa

Playlist: Namvula – Songs to Inspire ‘Quiet Revolutions’

Playlist: Namvula – Songs to Inspire ‘Quiet Revolutions’

It’s been almost a year since we last saw the Scottish/Zambian singer-songwriter Namvula. This coming Friday the 20th April, Rich Mix is hosting her latest album launch Quiet Revolutions. She draws inspiration from her own life journey which has touched multiple countries and ethnicities. Her composition style intertwines metaphorical images...
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.44 – Cheb Lila

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.44 – Cheb Lila

View Cheb Lila bio here In his very first mix, especially crafted for Rhythm Passport, Cheb Lila embarks on a journey through some of his favourite contemporary sounds emanating from the African continent and the Middle East. This sonic incursion into Cheb Lila’s sonority will kick off with the charming...
Interview: Mokoomba (April 2017)

Interview: Mokoomba (April 2017)

Mokoomba are the biggest band in Zimbabwe, achieving global recognition, with their breakthrough album Rising Tide. Five years on, with an established global fan base after playing in over 40 countries, they’ve released their self-produced third album, Luyando (Out Here Records). Attracting glowing reviews, the album blends their pan-African sound with traditional...
News: Namvula’s New Album – Indiegogo Campaign

News: Namvula’s New Album – Indiegogo Campaign

When it comes to supporting artists that we care about and have followed the career step-by-step, you don’t need to ask us twice. That’s why we welcome and are more than happy to share with you the call of one of our favourite “local” singer-songwriters. We started following Zambian-Scottish musician Namvula three...
Interview: Mohammed Yahya – Native Sun (March 2017)

Interview: Mohammed Yahya – Native Sun (March 2017)

If London had its own soundtrack, it would have to include a Native Sun tune. The duo composed of Mohammed Yahya & Sarina Leah are one of the most truthful musical portrayals of the British capital, gathering together an all-embracing influence, ranging from South-East Africa to the Caribbean islands and mirroring the...
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