French melancholy, unbreakable African spirit
Philosophical tales, poetic observations, light- hearted love stories are told in French, Spanish or Wolof, a West-African native language. Beneath El Gato Negro's perpetually cheerful mask, a hitherto hidden melancholy is now on full display with his new opus, "Tigre Qui Pleure". French melancholy laced with an unbreakable African spirit
Vibrant and propulsive
Etuk Ubong weaves together a unique combination of not only Afrobeat, Highlife and Jazz, but also the ritualistic drumming of Ekombi, the result is urgent and highly energetic, yet spiritual; his compositions reflecting his heritage and life philosophy of goodwill, peace and love for humanity.
Heavyweights of the international Afrobeat scene
Mukambo and NYP Records unite again for the third volume of the Global Afrobeat Movement compilation. This initiative by Belgian DJ and music journalist Benjamin Tollet aka Mukambo aims to focus on up-and-coming Afrobeat bands from the four corners of the world, as the Afrobeat revival has been expanding globally since the beginning of the 21st century.
A door to a lost world
Dig This Way Records has captured this unique sound on "Best of Jicco Funk Volume 1", a door to a world of music that is high grade in quality, diverse, and open to interpretation even if the selected tracks are all from the same record label. One's questions might include: When did they start? Why did they start? Who was behind it? Where did the artists come from? Listen and learn...
Home is where the heart is
Daisy Chepchichir Ruto aka Amara Tari, is a Kenyan Singer, Songwriter, Actor and Model. Her latest single 'HOME' is a song about loss and self-discovery, the journey and internal struggle everyone faces, and also the feeling only you can feel when you finally make it through.
Saved from oblivion
Habibi Funk is the sister label of Jakarta Records, dedicated to rereleasing funk-fueled Arabic music from the 60s to 80s. From rare Tunisian disco to Sudanese jazz—Kamal Keila is part of a series on the latter. His record 'Muslims And Christians' was saved from oblivion off old moldy studio reels tucked away in Kamal Keila’s basement.