Tag Archives: Congo

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,...
News: Bandcamp Your Friday, for One Last Time (Friday, 4th December 2020)

News: Bandcamp Your Friday, for One Last Time (Friday, 4th December 2020)

It goes without saying that we will miss Bandcamp Fridays… Today, till midnight (Pacific Time), is indeed the last appointment with one of our favourite initiatives meant to support and bring some well-deserved fee-free income to the pocketsof labels and musicians. So, to celebrate the 10th Bandcamp Friday of this...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #456 – In/depen/dance

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #456 – In/depen/dance

This podcast is my way to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Congo, through contemporary musicians from Kinshasa & the Congolese diaspora in Brussels. Including a re-take of the classic “Indépendance Cha-Cha” + the master of Congolese guitar Dizzy Mandjeku. In Belgium it’s mainly through rap & slam that the...
Rhythm Passport Free Compilation – Vol. 49 – May 2020

Rhythm Passport Free Compilation – Vol. 49 – May 2020

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Preview: Baloji @ Rich Mix (London; Tuesday 14th January 2020)

Preview: Baloji @ Rich Mix (London; Tuesday 14th January 2020)

The 2020 edition of the London Short Film Festival will undoubtedly have its main star in Baloji. On the 18th of January, the Congolese musician and filmmaker will bring to London some of his short movies, but as Rhythm Passport, we are more interested in what is going to happen...
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...
Event Review: Kongo Dia Ntotila @ Rich Mix (London; 24th May 2018)

Event Review: Kongo Dia Ntotila @ Rich Mix (London; 24th May 2018)

From the first jazz-solo drum rhythms of David Lessie that opened the show, to the cyclical afro-lead from John Kelly’s guitar, every beat of each song resonated throughout the grooving crowd, and certainly through band leader Mulele Matondo, who I’m sure jived to every single note of the show, constantly...