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Patty Monroe changing Africa’s rap game

If you listen to South African Hip Hop, then you know that it’s serious business with a holistic culture behind it, dynamism and unpredictability. Top positions in the industry are rarely reserved for a select few due to the existing stiff competition, which is probably why I wasn’t shocked by my sudden interest in Ms. 257 more words

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3 Videos you should definitely watch

Aparo by Kato Change ft Lisa Oduor Noah

This video has good vibes written all over it.  I always end up smiling to myself every time I watch it. 156 more words

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10/17/16: Vaudou Game, Antique Beats, Piers Faccini, Aquaserge

@@@ Vaudou Game: Kidayu (Hot Casa, 2016). Some African funk off this week’s WRIR weekly chart. This first tune Natural Vaudou is small ensemble, tightly knit playing. 529 more words


Barney Rattle releases eclectic compilation album African Storybook of Songs

Determined London-born producer, Barney Rattle, has spent the past twenty years working with musicians from South Africa and across the globe to change the face of black musical history – helping 100’s of musicians living in poverty, whilst building equality by introducing South African music to the western world. 398 more words

Lonely streets of Boston : An EP review

Jason Sibi Okumu’s music has this amazing way of leading you to introspection.  It’s like looking at a mirror or reading your journal.  His music is authentic;  so raw and real that I almost shied away from doing this review. 454 more words

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From Africa To The World: Mafikizolo Kicks Off US & Canada Tour

Popular South African music duo Mafikizolo are set to give their international fans a feel of their stage action

The award-winning group who would be  57 more words

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10/4/16: Money Chicha, The Thermals, Dowda Jobarteh, Dubkasm

@@@ Money Chicha: Echo En Mexico (Money Chicha, 2016).  Some rocking old guitar driven Latin music I got to via the WRIR weekly playlist email.  Very similar to the Chicago outfit Dos Santos and they have a record coming out very soon as well.  454 more words