Tag Archives: West African

Bandcamp’s Fundraiser Special (Friday 20th March 2020)

Bandcamp’s Fundraiser Special (Friday 20th March 2020)

It doesn’t happen everyday that online music platforms champion the cause of musicians, but Bandcamp has showed us, more than once, to be different from the vast majority of music platforms. Today (until 11.59PM Pacific Time), to support all the artists affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the Oakland-based company will...
Visions of Sound  (February 2020)

Visions of Sound (February 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:
Interview: Q&A w/ M.anifest – Growing Into and Out of Ghana

Interview: Q&A w/ M.anifest – Growing Into and Out of Ghana

It’s no secret that the hip-hop scene in Ghana and West Africa at large is more exciting than ever. From the GH hip-hop of the mid-‘90s to today’s nu-school after passing through the hiplife years, the style has made millions of adepts, followers and sales, continually re-shaping itself while always...
London Gig Guide (January 2020)

London Gig Guide (January 2020)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some...
Your Ticket to… 2019 (in 10 Albums)

Your Ticket to… 2019 (in 10 Albums)

Our “end-of-the-year” lists are not a way to rule what has been good or bad in the previous 365 music days. In fact, since we are music lovers at heart, we love to share and support the albums we like, that hold particular meanings to us or have been more...
Your Ticket to… the 2010s

Your Ticket to… the 2010s

At times, we ask the Rhythm Passport family some cruel tasks. For example, to musically retrace their 2010s and pick only five albums among the hundreds (or thousands) they have listened, loved and/or felt particularly important considering the world music world. Click on the names below and you will meet...
Your Ticket to… 2019 (in 50 songs)

Your Ticket to… 2019 (in 50 songs)

To start the new year right, we’ve decided to tidy up our 2019 music listenings and recall the songs that have made us sing, dance, think, happy and love music even more…   Enjoy the tunes that our stereos played in heavy rotation and a big thanks to 2019 for...
Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.77 – La Dame (Blanc Manioc)

Mixes: Rhythm Passport Vol.77 – La Dame (Blanc Manioc)

View La Dame bio here We have the pleasure to close the year with a mix from a brand-new and exciting music reality, a French-Malian new label, delving into the depths of the West African underground electronic music scene. To discover Blanc Manioc’s sound, we were lucky to have a guide...
London Gig Guide (December 2019)

London Gig Guide (December 2019)

At times, we are the first to lose track of how many exciting music events happen in London each month, so we have decided to offer you some sort of “public musical service”, meant for all the locals and passers-by, with the aim of suggesting where to listen to some...
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