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New music: Jehovah Shammah ~ Nathaniel Bassey Ft. Chioma Jesus [@nathanielblow]

Nathaniel Bassey ~ ” We live in an increasingly
unstable and uncertain world. Where things
seem to be spiraling out of control by the
minute. We see great nations and economies… 270 more words

Daily News

5 Ways African Traditional Music Will Make You Love Worship

Confession. Before coming to the US I hated traditional African music. Today, I love it. This is why.

  1. It’s beautiful
  2. It’s easy to learn
  3. The instruments are cheap to make…
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8/27/15: The Royal Concept, Modou Toure, Abiotic, Matt Pond PA

@@@  The Royal Concept: Smile (Lava, 2015).  Off the Beats Highlights page.  It’s mainstream corporate rock with a big ass cheerful sound.  Ah, theirs your tamborine and your meticulous stacked vocals.  468 more words


Must Listen: August

Petite Noir

Afropunk’s 2015 lineup introduced me to Petite Noir. Yannick Ilunga is a 24 year old half-Angolan and half-Congolese artist who was once in the South African electro-pop band Popskarr. 117 more words


Interview: Uganda Gave The Bahatizz A Home, They Return To Give Back In A Charity Concert.

A day after Holy Keane Amooti’s long-awaited Jah Jehovah Concert, we finally decided it was time to talk to The Bahatizz a singing group consisting of four biological sisters. 982 more words

Gospel Life News

Music is a wondrous thing!

This song by the Nigerian artist Flavour is actually a remix of an older song by Cardinal Rex Lawson, a Nigerian musician from the 60tees. However, for his background rhythm Flavour used a Cuban melody that was first recorded in the 1930tees. 56 more words

African Diaspora

Soweto Gospel Choir: A Preconceived View

Expectations and preconceptions skewed my view of the Soweto Gospel Choir. I had read about their Grammy awards and as an African-American woman, I looked forward to their performance with great anticipation . 261 more words