Microphone soldiers have sown the seeds of social change and political transformation in different corners of the African continent. This was done by the collective Y’en A Marre (Enough Now) within the Senegalese hip hop scene, which helped put an end to Abdoulaye Wade’s presidency in 2012. Also the Sankarist musicians of Le Balai Citoyen
If there’s one thing Kenyans are known for, it’s making good music. In fact, one of the projects that we support from KUBUKA, because we believe it has great potential, is the musical producer Made In Kibera (MIK). Today we go deeper into the types of music originating in this country and its current reality
Save meek mill Team updates its ranking of the best African artists of the moment! An update on the twelve artists who have made the greatest impact on us over the past three years. It is therefore a particularly subjective ranking based on the artist’s originality, his hits, his performances on stage or in video
Nigerian rapper Falz has picked up the media glove This is America to undress the most serious problems facing his society. With This is America , the American singer Childish Gambino has assaulted in recent weeks the Olympus of the combination of culture and social networks and, at the same time, has opened unsuspected doors.
It’s hard to choose five essential Afrobeat albums. My selection is based, in some cases, on the importance that their authors have had within the history of the genre, such as Tony Allen or Femi Kuti, or what they have meant within the diffusion of Afrobeat, as is the case of the compilation “Red, Hot
Names such as Orlando Julius, Joni Haastrup or the recently deceased William Onyeabor were the pillars of the development of this gender in Africa. Disco music became one of the most influential genres during the last twenty-five years of the last century because it was a danceable and inclusive genre. As we have mentioned in