Tag Archives: Afro-Fusion

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #516 – Top 21 of 2021

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #516 – Top 21 of 2021

It’s the first week of the year so time to treat you to the best albums of 2021. A global trip that will take you from Colombian Pacific tot a refugee camp in the desert, from adrenaline fuelled jazz to the Beastie Boys making cumbia in the Congo. Ethiogrooves, Latin...
Mukambo Mixtape – Let’s Felabrate 2021

Mukambo Mixtape – Let’s Felabrate 2021

For the second year in a row, Mukambo and NYP Records teamed up to prove the global afrobeat scene is more alive than ever. Mukambo compiled 21 bands from the four corners of the earth, bringing their own blend of afrobeat to pay tribute to the Black President Fela Kuti...
Podcast: Out Of Africa (November 2021)

Podcast: Out Of Africa (November 2021)

This show is dedicated to the Angolan Independence Day, commemorated on the 11th of November of 1975, dedicated as well to its people and marvellous country. The show kicks off with Bonga and its wonderful voice, music’s extracted from his debut albums, Angola 72 and Angola 74, then we travel...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #514 – Jimi Hendrix of Highlife

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #514 – Jimi Hendrix of Highlife

This week we dive into the Golden Sixties and Seventies of highlife music with Oliver Nayoka, a Nigerian singer & guitarist, mixing highlife with heavy Congolese guitar. Aja Wele-Wele sounds like a vinyl coming straight from the ’70s but was made today, reshaping the history and conception of highlife earning himself...
Daily Discovery: Franz Von – Power Be You (Official Video)

Daily Discovery: Franz Von – Power Be You (Official Video)

Check out the brand-new single & video by MC, songwriter and K.O.G. & the Zongo Brigade band member, Franz Von. In ‘Power Be You’, the Yorskshire-based Ghanaian musician follows the Afrofuturist rap steps of Roots Manuva, Little Simz and Kojey Radical to “honour his heritage whilst looking for ways of pushing...
Daily Discovery: Mamelles by Noga Ritter & Ibnou Annas Gueye

Daily Discovery: Mamelles by Noga Ritter & Ibnou Annas Gueye

Noga Ritter is a London-based singer/songwriter and bandleader fusing Hebrew Jazz with Afro-diasporic grooves.   She’s currently working on Ofek, her new solo album, backed by a 12-piece all-star ensemble featuring musicians from around the world like Senegalese Seckou Keita and Dembis Thioung: “Imagine: kora that makes you shiver with dunun...