East London outfit AJ Holmes & The Hackney Empire play a marriage of afro-pop and soukous paired with traditional pop sensibilities. This melting pot blend fuels the Africa-meets-London tracks on Wedding, the group’s debut album heralded by Radioclit and mastered by the people behind Graceland. Stream their upcmoing funk-guitar riffed single “The Revolution Will Not Be Twitterized” below — hold out for its alluring acapella breakdown — and grab Wedding (out via Moringa Music) along with some free remixes and mixtapes over at the band’s  website.

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>>>Stream: AJ Holmes & The Hackney Empire ‘The Revolution Will Not Be Twitterized’


  • clee

    BIG BIG BIG!!! wedding is an amazing album and i love this new track! goo T.H.E

    • A.J. Holmes

      Hi Clee

      Thanks a lot! Very happy to hear that you’re feeling our music and really please the new track is going down well.

      Much appreciated!


      AJ x