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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

Rapper Stormzy has home raided by police
The grime artist tweeted a picture of his smashed door in West London alleging that Metropolitan Police broke in when...

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...