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Yanna Momina’s 'Afar Ways' was recorded live in a stilt-hut on the horn of Africa when Grammy-winning producer and author, Ian Brennan (Tinariwen, Zomba Prison Project, Ustad Saami) visited Djibouti in the spring of 2018. Read more

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Nina Kristofferson’s Timeless is back again by popular demand – with a show on the 10th June 2022 at Brasserie Redel in London’s Westend. Read more

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Avalanche Kaito

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Emerging from an original dimension in sound, the polygenesis Avalanche Kaito redefine what it is to talk with the ancients whilst leaping forth into a futuristic chaos of noise on their debut album journey. A palpable experience with each sonic Read more

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Nigerian rapper, singer, songwriter, musician and dancer – Zlatan Ibile performs live in London on Friday 25 March 2022. Read more

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Nanya is back with her dynamite voice and melodious sound, following a long time since her last single, 'Plastic People'. A tune about the trick and phoney characters in society and our inter-personal connections. Read more

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The 2nd DBE Music Awards powered by D-Blaze Entertainment UK holds on Friday 3rd August at Old Town Hall, Stratford in east London. Read more

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A great compilation can open the gate to another world. Who knew that some of the most exciting Afro-funk records of all time were actually made in the small West African country of Benin? Read more

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Arp Frique and family

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Just prior to New Year's Eve, Arp Frique's Nos Magia single had me going a bit bananas on the dance floor. In a good way. Americo Brito co-wrote and delivered the amazing vocals that make the song so memorable. Its B-side tracks were co-written by Read more

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In 2016, Soundway records released Doing it in Lagos: Boogie, Pop & Disco in 1980's Nigeria which sent me to seventh heaven. Rightly, it is the best-selling release in Soundway's impressive catalogue. Now they have released a sister compilation Gumba Read more

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Currently booking until 5 January 2019, Motown the Musical, directed by Charles Randolph-Wright, tells the story behind the legendary classic hits. Later this year, a tour of Motown the Musical will play simultaneously around the UK. Read more

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The striking figure of Murat Ertel is standing at the door of his home studio, a converted mechanic’s garage in a suburb of Istanbul. The Turkish capital is a tense and conflicted place these days, but Baba Zula’s leader and saz man is on fine form. Read more

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London-based music artist - Oluwaseun Emitomo popularly known as Em Prince has released a hot love song "OJBWE." Read more

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MC Mark's Mark Alive Comedy Variety Show comes up on Boxing Day - December 26 2017. The event is powered by Marketing Ministers. Read more

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Featuring Akpos, Sererem, Emeka Smith, McAbbey Da Prof, Don Nice, Lateef Love Joy, Radicall77, Pastor Zino, Wale Gates, Ultimate Charles, Lawson & Vera Read more

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Dawn Butler, Janet Kay, Paul Dawkins

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Three artists of Jamaican heritage, Reggae singers Janet Kay, Paul Dawkins and Carroll Thompson, were recognised at the BBM/BMC (BritishBlackMusic.com / Black Music Congress) Awards for five decades of promoting the British reggae genre known as love Read more

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Aurelio Martinez is unquestionably the world’s greatest living interpreter of Garifuna music. Specifically, he is a master of the paranda - the distinctive, guitar-based Garifuna style often compared to American blues for its bittersweet melodies and Read more

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London-based Afro, Soul and RnB Artiste - Deoba Authentic has released two Soulful Reggae Love songs - Precious Jewel & All Of My Heart, for Valentine's Day 2017. Read more

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After over 200,000 Albums sold, 7 studio albums, 6 sell out headline concerts, countless television performances and numerous other accomplishments; Muyiwa & Riversongz are bringing EKO ILE: THE CONCERT to the 4500 capacity venue Transformation House Read more

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Western Saharan musician/activist Aziza Brahim’s latest album 'Abbar el Hamada' (Across the Hamada; out now on Glitterbeat)) is a commanding and compassionate musical statement about, and for, the tumultuous age in which we live. Read more

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Akashic Records has released its first official music video - Dem Way Deh. The song and video by Yasus Afari "are designed to deliver the right message to a troubled world," according to the record label. Read more

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