By day, Bimbi Philips, is your average I.T business consultant in London, going about his clients’ daily business. But once the clock hits five – Bimbi transforms into a vibrant afrobeats artist, blending his genre with anything his creative mind conceives; EDM, house, soca and dancehall are just some of the genres he has used […]Read More ‘Lamba’ from Bimbi Philips
Given the turbulence of the current political climate, the past few years have witnessed a resurgence in socially conscious hip-hop, with Kendrick Lamar, Run the Jewels and Common all releasing notably politically engaged albums. ‘Run!’ is clearly a segment of such a lineage, in its both oblique and explicit evocations of contemporary American politics. The […]Read More ‘Run!’ by Tony Banks: An in-depth review
Rising up out of the thriving urban scene in London is Dexter Sampson, otherwise known as Dex Man, who creates a unique blend of afrorap and hip-hop that sets him apart from the crowd. Drawing on African influences and combining this with a more western rap style, Dex Man exhibits some of his best work […]Read More Dex Man ft. Wanza: ‘Devil Ina Blue Dress’
The seventh 45 from renowned German label Philophon – founded by Max Weissenfeldt (Whitefield Brothers / Poets of Rhythm) – comes from Ghanian artist Y-Bayani. Y-Bayani is Ghana’s uprising Fanti-reggae artist. He was discovered by Philophon in Ebo Taylor’s hometown Saltpond, where he survived as a clock doctor. With his song “Asembi Ara Amba” he […]Read More Ghanian reggae artist Y-Bayani on Germany’s Philophon label
“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music …I get most joy in life out of music.” –Albert Einstein The words of Albert Einstein have influenced many across the globe and […]Read More New eclectic album Call of The Ancient Love from Stan Gemes blends Hindu, Russian and English into a captivating sonic cocktail!
“She’s the only woman in the world singing in Sissala – and she will mesmerize you” CNN Africa “Wiyaala is a feisty young woman from northern Ghana, bursting with attitude and drive” BBC News – World – Africa ‘Sweet-soft-traditional-piggy-tailed-girl-gone-BAD-and-sexy-secularly-fierce-looking-rock-chick’ – Africa on the Blog Set to play WOMAD this year, multi-award winning Afro-pop songstress Wiyaala […]Read More Afro-pop rising star Wiyaala brings ‘Peace’ to the world and new self-titled album Wiyaala
The new track ‘These Are The Days’ by critically acclaimed artist, Dee Stone, is one that combines her passion for all things soulful, with RnB, rap and even african drumming by Kristen Arant that will have you nodding along before you know it! “This song is special to me” says Dee, and you can hear the raw, […]Read More Soulful vocalist Dee Stone releases new single ‘These Are The Days’