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Karl Hector & The Malcouns - Unstraight Ahead

It’s been six years since we have heard from Karl Hector & The Malcouns and their debut record Sahara Swing on Now-Again. Their first record caused quite a stir which resulted in the band being in high demand. 399 more words

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Music Monday: Miriam Makeba -Pata Pata

I think most of us can agree that Monday is just not the best day. Somehow you feel unmotivated and a tad bit grumpy. Beat the Monday blues with a some soulful, funky music by the late great Miriam Makeba also known as Mama Africa.

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Behind The Scenes: Stella Mwangi - Biashara Music Video

If you are a fan of the “Haba Haba” singer then you would love this. Kenya’s finest femcee STL aka Stella Mwangi gives us the chance to see what went down behind the scenes of her latest music video Biashara which is actually a Swahili word for business. Enjoy

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2014 Honorable Mention Pick 4

Owiny Sigoma Band: Power Punch (Brownswood, 2013)

The video clipped below for the second tune, Norbat Okelo, off Power Punch is one of the best hybrid African/electronica tunes that I’ve ever heard encountered.   117 more words

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NEW RELEASE: NJAMA NJAMA COW BY STANLEY ENOW

This one is for those of you who have been eagerly waiting for this Stanley Enow track which he gives to you as a thank you for all the support throughout the journey. 92 more words

Has Gospel Music Sold Out?

by Aisha Matthews

The negro spiritual, a form of cultural expression divined by captives in the southern American slave states, simultaneously expressed religious sentiment and feelings of grief, lamentation and sorrow at an ongoing state of oppression and degradation. 698 more words

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.100 - Polar Music Prize Award.

Youssou N’dour in Stockholm, Sweden for the Polar Music Awards.