My friends from Illume Creative Studio in Rwanda just release visuals in celebration of their company and their new space in Kigali. These folks were a great support to me on my trip to Kigali and Capetown that sparked a South and East African tour that took me through South Africa, Kenya, Ethiopia and Rwanda. […]
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My brother Shadrach Kabango is a great person and a talented artist. He is one of the most grounded and humble people I know despite his success in doing music for the last five years or so. After he put out his third and latest album TSOL I was happy to know that him and […]
I originally heard about Just A Band from one of my friends in Nairobi who is connected to the music scene out there. I just heard the name and a little about them, no music. They are a collaborative project between Nairobi and Berlin artists. I stumbled across this video for ‘If I Could’ a […]
Andy Okoroafor is a Nigerian born filmmaker living in Paris. He creates images in film and in other mediums. He is the founder of Clam Magazine. These two videos are an introduction to him and his film Relentless which is about Lagos, Nigeria and features performance by Nigerian musician Nneka. I haven’t see it, but […]
I’m going to do something like this one day, mark my words. DRC Music found this via my friends Marv Mullah and Dave Guenette, appreciate the inspiration.
My friend Mohamed sent me this early this morning, thought it was an interesting watch and reminded me of my travels in Kenya and Cuba. Shot by Magee Mcllvaine for Nomadic Wax this “mini doc” focuses on the hip hop scene in Harare, Zimbabwe.
My friend Zaki put this out a little while ago. I like it. I play it loud at home. (Cape Town / Toronto / Van City connection.. we miss you Zaki)
My brother Tumi just put out the Powa Mixtape complete with a video for Powa. Tumi is one of my favorite artists for his spirit, his thoughtfulness and his openness. When I emailed him from Nairobi in 2007 he was also quick to let me crash at his place in Jo’burg for a week and […]