Before Zero, her last piece of work, combined cultures and sounds, from the Gorée Islands in Senegal to the “blue” notes of the great Nina Simone. With her debut album, Darkness ..
Yet again, award season is upon us with the Grammys slated for early February. As usual, the anticipation is high for the nominated artists, and the rumour mills—by fans and for ..
Facing and defeating the fear of oppression and the darkness that it emanates, abandoning oneself to chaos in order to reach, through the movement of bodies, the light, the freed..
When Lush Life, the debut album of the Canadian duo Bonjay, came out last spring, I fell in love with it straightaway. I was captured by the sound research that, drawing from cur..
2018 was a rollercoaster year in all kinds of ways. As far as music was concerned, 2018 was undeniably a year of bounty. There were plenty of amazing releases from established an..
The history, art and culture of Asian countries have always fascinated and intrigued the rest of the world. Now like never before, the socio-cultural, economic and technological ..
Beya Gille Gacha was born on the 8th of December 1990 in Paris, to Cameroonian-Bamiléké mother and French father. From an early age she got used to frequent changes, to travellin..
Knife crime is a hot topic in London, a city that has already seen 100 homicides since the beginning of the year. When talking about violence figures become the main characters o..
Lagos has always been a buzzing urban hub whose cultural output has reshaped Nigeria’s artistic and cultural aesthetics. If it is crucial to sing the praise of the outstanding ta..
The release of Deena Abdelwahed’s higly-anticipated debut album, Khonnar, via the french label Infiné is only a few days way. After paving her way into the high ranks of the euro..