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The latest in emerging styles: from Afrobeats to Ethio-jazz, soulful house to Afropop, kuduro to Shangaan electro.

Dancehall

Sean Paul and Clean Bandit collaborate on dance-floor magnet track Rockabye
King of the dancehall, Sean Paul is back. After Cheap Thrills with Sia, he's collaborated with Clean Bandit and ...

Grime

TRUE Loves: Skepta's new album Konnichiwa
From Tottenham to Tokyo, Skepta travelled across the world to live-stream some tracks from his fourth and much anticipated...

Rock

Inside the underground rock and metal scene in Lagos
When it comes to music, my taste is very varied. When I say varied, I mean it. Scroll through my...

Gospel

TRUE LOVES: release an album, Zim style!
Our own writer Best Masinire's debut album Nakusasa Futhi is fresh off the press and hitting the local markets...

Jazz

A day with The Brother Moves On in pictures
Johannesburg-based soul brothers, musicians The Brother Moves On asked if I’d dig to hang out for a day...

Music Specials

5 vinyl releases to start your classic African record collection
I met Charles Houdart in Harare, Zimbabwe a few years ago. His love for alternative and honestly brilliant local and...