Tag Archives: West African

Musical Road to Womex: Al Bilali Soudan

Musical Road to Womex: Al Bilali Soudan

Our Musical Road to Womex section couldn’t debut in a more appropriate way than featuring and presenting you to a one-of-a-kind ensemble passionately and reverently bringing forward their century-old music tradition and spreading it “from the edge of the Sahara desert” to the world.  We are talking about the Malian...
Interview: Q&A with ESINAM – New Dawns (September 2021)

Interview: Q&A with ESINAM – New Dawns (September 2021)

Since 2017, we have been lucky to have the opportunity to write about and shine a light on Esinam’s music career following it step-by-step and release-after-release. We started with her very first single (Electric Lady, in partnership with Belgian-Congolese imaginative musician and producer Ibaaku), followed a year later by her...
Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #85

Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #85

Nightshop show for June 2021 via Radio Campus Bxl, Rhythm Passport & Groovalizacion Radio with 3 hours of new global sounds. 4 songs of the day from Colombia to Martinique and Colombia-meets-Brazil and a Palestinian song. Our albums of the month first take us to Africa, with folk sounds from...
Podcast: Out Of Africa (May 2021)

Podcast: Out Of Africa (May 2021)

This show is a trip through world music and global beats searching for the Oneness in humanity, regardless of all geographical, political, economic and all kinds of divisions, and identifications we might all have, in these times of uncertainties we search for Unity. The unity that music brings to us…...
Mix: Mukambo’s Pan-Afrobeat Mixtape

Mix: Mukambo’s Pan-Afrobeat Mixtape

Twenty+ years after Fela Kuti‘s death, afrobeat seems to be more alive than ever! Over the past two decades, afrobeat bands have arisen in the four corners of the earth, some paying homage to Fela, other playing their own blend of afrobeat, mixing their roots with Fela Kuti and Tony...
Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #84

Podcast: Rebel Up’s Nightshop #84

Nightshop show May 2021 for Radio Campus Bxl & Rhythm Passport with 3 hours of new global sounds. Four songs of the day from Cape Verdian violins to a Sinti rom cello song, tamashek blues and electronic Latin-Arab bass. Our albums of the month first take us to Africa, with...
Daily Discovery: Angelique Kidjo – Dignity ft. Yemi Alade

Daily Discovery: Angelique Kidjo – Dignity ft. Yemi Alade

Beninese singer/songwriter Angelique Kidjo has recently joined forces once again with Nigerian musician Yemi Alade to give life to a new single inspired by the #ENDSARS movement rallying across Nigeria: https://angeliquekidjo.lnk.to/Dignity   The song is dedicated to the ones who lost their life in the demonstrations against police brutality in the...