And just in time to say goodbye to September, we’re back to delivering the playlists you’ve been so fond of. I was elated (and, I must admit, overwhelmed 😅) to see this little idea of mine stretch into a whole series spanning ten volumes…so far! I’m always eager to get into this particular zone and...Continue reading
Do yourself a favor and treat your ears to Koffee‘s sensational debut EP, if you haven’t heard it yet. Rapture has essentially been a springboard that catapulted the Spanish Town teenager to one of the most in-demand Jamaican artists right now. And now the momentous EP’s title track has been given a facelift. On “Rapture...Continue reading
I got Ghana all over this one! The lead is another excellent offering from Mr Eazi, a Nigerian who made his bones in Ghana before breaking through on the continental stage. “Dabebi” also features King Promise, a Ghanaian. His country mate, Kuami Eugene, the self-proclaimed rock star has just released an album to back his...Continue reading
Once you cross the half century mark, it becomes easier to pull a Danny Glover and disparage the newer crop of artists you didn’t grow up listening to. With Hip-Hop and R&B, it’s even easier to shout eulogies to the genres. But good artists will always get your props no matter the era. And they’re...Continue reading
Back in 2016, we broke into the spring and summer seasons with electric dancehall and afro pop vibes deftly mixed by the german DJ duo So Shifty. This past year, as I was retooling I sinfully ignored Jr Blender and Bigga T mixes and failed to share. Better late than never. Enjoy!
It gives me great joy and pride to share this new edition of “Teintée Africaine“. As I hinted in the previous run, I went about this differently: I didn’t go at it alone and I’m elated that my partners and contributors picked the songs! We had so so much good music from all corners of...Continue reading
Being a fan of Harmonize and having converted a few Nigerians to his falsetto, it was a joy to see him collaborate with his fellow soft-voiced rising star from the Mavins stable. It’s only right for love to give the tone to this playlist and for Africans to lead the charge: we’re talking Nigeria, South...Continue reading