Tag Archives: Rumba

Event Preview: Grupo Lokito @ Woolwich Works (London; Saturday 4th June 2022)

Event Preview: Grupo Lokito @ Woolwich Works (London; Saturday 4th June 2022)

Afro-Latin music in every form and shape on the 4th of June in Woolwich. Woolwich Works will indeed be the stage for an evening to the event exploring Africa, Latin America, the Caribbean and their cultural bond. Reasserting the Atlantic connection and showcasing exhilarating styles like rumba, salsa and mambo, Grupo Lokito will guide you through a sonic journey...
Interview: Juanita Euka  – ‘Music, It’s a Trip’ (April 2022)

Interview: Juanita Euka – ‘Music, It’s a Trip’ (April 2022)

The end of March saw Juanita Euka release her first self-penned album called Mabanzo with Strut Records. Meaning ‘Thoughts’ in Lingala, it’s a sonic pot of musings. It’s laden with hooks and ever so danceable with a mix of Afro-Latino influence from soukous and son, to rumba and hip-hop.  She spells...
Podcast: Radio Mukambo #504 – Heroic Path

Podcast: Radio Mukambo #504 – Heroic Path

This week quite a lot of global afrobeat on Radio Mukambo with Luka Afrobeat Orquesta delivering the album of the week Camino Heroico + Mzee & Femi Koya bringing Fela to the 21st century in South Africa ++ internationally acclaimed Ivorian bass player Manou Gallo covering Lady. We also listen to...
Playlist: Grupo Lokito (August 2021)

Playlist: Grupo Lokito (August 2021)

On Sunday 15th of August, from 5PM to 7PM, Grupo Lokito and their flavourful vibes will brighten up the Garrison Church in Woolwich for our next Sounds of the World event. Their high-spirited and dynamic Afro-Latin and Afro-Cuban sound is made for dancing and to leave behind all the hustle-and-bustle...
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...