Nasty C’s South African Hip-Hop Playlist
SA’s youngest rap star, Nasty C, selects his favorite South African hip-hop songs for this new playlist.
The Artist Is Present: DJ Spinall Wants to Push Afrobeats to the World, Without Forgetting the Culture
We talk to Nigeria’s multiple award-winning DJ Spinall about his standout album, Ten, and pushing afrobeats forward.
This ‘New Africa’ Mix From Nana Kwabena Will Jump Start Your Week
Exclusive: Jidenna’s trusted producer and collaborator Nana Kwabena premieres his ‘New Africa’ mixtape.
Here’s Your Essential Gqom Playlist From DJ Lag & Rudeboyz
Gqom is the raw, electronic Durban genre spreading like wildfire. In this playlist, gqom pioneers DJ Lag and Rudeboyz select their favorite tracks.
First Listen: Adekunle Gold’s “Only Girl” Is Your New Favorite Love Song
Exclusive Video: Watch our premiere of Adekunle Gold’s new London-shot music video for “Only Girl,” featuring Moelogo.
The 20 Essential Wizkid Songs
Check out Wizkid’s 20 biggest hits to date, including the Nigerian Starboy’s massive singles and notable features.
Ziggy Marley On the 40th Anniversary Reissue of ‘Exodus’
Exclusive: Ziggy Marley speaks about his “restatement” reissue his father, Bob Marley’s, iconic album Exodus.
First Listen: RedRed’s “Sisimbo” Is The Song You Need For Your Weekend
Watch RedRed’s Sri Lankan-shot music video for “Sisimbo, ” a stunning track that adds a Ghanaian twist to electronic pop.
Weekend Playlist: The Best New Music From Tiwa Savage, Popcaan x Davido, 2Baba & More
The songs you need to hear this week featuring a new collaboration from Popcaan and Davido, Wizkid and more.
Weekend Playlist: The Best New Music From Wizkid, Mr Eazi, Ibeyi, Maleek Berry & More
These are all the songs you need to hear this week.
No Borders: Cuppy’s Neo-Afrobeats Playlist
Nigeria’s buzzing DJ Cuppy selects a cross-continental ‘neo-afrobeats’ playlist for our June theme of NO BORDERS.
Daymé Arocena’s ‘Eleggua’ Is A Beautiful Afro-Cuban Ode to Santería’s God of Crossroads
Exclusive: Watch our premiere of Afro-Cuban singer Daymé Arocena’s new Havana-shot music video for “Eleggua.”…
Made in Africa: Chid Liberty’s Liberian-Produced Streetwear
In the first installment of our series profiling people producing cool stuff on the African continent we chat with the Liberian entrepreneur Chid Liberty.