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Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #78

Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #78

Enjoy three hours of fresh global sounds! Starting with 4 songs of the day by James Stewart & Ayuune Sule (France/Ghana), Meliza (Guadeloupe), Arp Frique (Netherlands/Cabo Verde) and Burkina Azza (Burkina Faso/France). Our albums of the month start with free jazz by Aquiles Navarro & Tcheser Holmes (International Anthem), followed...
Interview: Bukky Leo – The Afrobeat Time Traveller (June 2020)

Interview: Bukky Leo – The Afrobeat Time Traveller (June 2020)

There are only a bunch of musicians who can claim to embody the history and evolution of a music style. Bukky Leo is part of this restricted club. His career and possibly life are indeed manifestations of afrobeat. So much so that, if you’d like to approach the quintessential Nigerian...
Preview: Global Afrobeat e-Fest (Saturday 23rd May 2020)

Preview: Global Afrobeat e-Fest (Saturday 23rd May 2020)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, afrobeat’s rise in global popularity in the past decade has unavoidable. But the genre, with a rich history based on instrumental figures such as Fela Kuti, Tony Allen and Oghene Kologbo dating back to the late 60s, is more than a commercial fad....