Listen to Thy Young’s uplifting single, ‘Luck’
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by Andi Schreib
5d ago
California-based Sierra Leonean producer Thy Young, also known as Francis Tiffa Williams, dropped his latest single, ‘Luck,’ featuring Rahim, on March 28, 2024 through Survival Records, LLC. It’s a teaser for his upcoming album, Scent of Amie, set to release on June 14, 2024. Thy Young has earned acclaim for his production skills, being recognized as one of Sierra Leone’s top producers. His impressive roster includes work with artists like Kontri Boss, Dom B., and Swadu Natasha Beckley, among others. He’s a two-time winner of the Best Music Producer award at the Sierra Leone National Entertain ..read more
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Transnational talent Daada releases a gorgeous new single, ‘Moonlight’
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by Andi Schreib
1w ago
German-Columbian artist Maike Valentina Kusserow, aka Daada, released her single and video ‘Moonlight’ on the 12th of April via Daada Music. Now based between East Africa and Berlin, Daada recently went viral on TikTok and Instagram in Kenya, amassing over 500K views on two videos of her singing. Her music has earned Spotify and Boomplay editorial playlisting, airplay and interviews in Europe, Africa and Latin America from the likes of RBB Fritz (DE), Radio Eins (DE) and Global’s Smooth Chill by Global (UK), attention from digital & print media (i.e. The Citizen (TZ), RBB Kultur (DE), Verd ..read more
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Rising Producer Ramoni Dominates Music Scene
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by Andi Schreib
1M ago
Raymond Jones, known to the world as Ramoni, stands at the forefront of music production, his name synonymous with innovation and global resonance. With an impressive roster of collaborations boasting chart-toppers like Ckay, Blaqbonez, Blacksherrif, Odomodublack, and Ayra Starr, Ramoni has solidified his position as a visionary producer, songwriter, and composer. His track record speaks volumes, with over 150 million streams worldwide, showcasing his ability to craft hits that transcend borders and captivate audiences worldwide. Ramoni’s musical journey is marked by a relentless pursuit of ex ..read more
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Q&A with neo-soul prodigy, MISS C-LINE
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by Andi Schreib
2M ago
On February 2nd, 2024, the Swiss singer-songwriter, rapper, performer and producer MISS C-LINE unveiled her latest track, a juicy jazzy number called ‘Flying’ that is bound to take the listener to faraway places. Influenced by Erykah Badu, The Roots and Robert Glasper, MISS C-Line delivers a vast array of sounds, her discography boasting a smorgasbord of soul, groove, jazz, elements of hip-hop and even European classical music. Her single ‘All The Time,’ produced by the Wasabi Duo from Lucerne, earned her a coveted nomination for the Kick Ass Award in the ‘Best Song 2018’ category. She’s also ..read more
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Yung Saber unleashes new single, ‘Gucci Prada’ feat. Prince Akeem
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by Andi Schreib
3M ago
London-born creative powerhouse Yung Saber unveiled a new bop, ‘Gucci Prada’, on January 26th, 2024. The dancehall and hip-hop artist, freelance A&R, model and actor boasts over 10 million streams across all platforms, storming the UK Dancehall scene in 2021 with his international hit ‘Tump & Kick’. He went on to do two remixes, the first one featuring Stylo G followed by an All-star remix featuring UK Dancehall trailblazers Big Zeeks, Shanti Force, The Rara, Doktor & Irah. Saber has performed at MADE Festival, Brighton Harbour Festival, Glastonbury, Notting Hill Carnival with Amaz ..read more
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Apache Grosse masterfully merges mediums in his latest project, ‘Life After Her’
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by Andi Schreib
4M ago
R&B raconteur Apache Grosse unveiled a moving second EP, Life After Her, on 15 December 2023. After a transformative journey through Europe and Asia, he plunged himself into the world of music. Five years in the making, this project merges the realms of music and film, pairing the EP with a 13-minute psychological short film, directed by LA-based director Daniel Mayúgba and set to release in January 2024. The project’s release unfolded over eight weeks, with each week revealing a new song accompanied by live performances and visual glimpses from the film. An artistic collaboration involvin ..read more
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Grammy-winning duo, Blue Lab Beats, unleash new single, ‘Never Doubt’
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by Andi Schreib
5M ago
London-based Blue Lab Beats have unveiled their much-anticipated new single, ‘Never Doubt’, on November 24th via the legendary Blue Note label.  One of the fastest-rising production duos in the world right now, following the incredible Grammy win, and work on the hugely acclaimed ‘Rye Lane’ soundtrack and film, ‘Never Doubt’ is the first single to be taken from their fourth studio album, set for release in Spring 2024, and marks the beginning of an exciting new era for the immensely talented act. The story of ‘Never Doubt’ starts with a major bump in the ..read more
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Astonishing New Afrofuturism Album from Fatoumata Diawara
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by Andi Schreib
5M ago
Lauded by international media as one of the most exciting Afrofuturist musicians of the moment, the Malian artist Fatoumata Diawara has shared a bold new video for ‘Sete‘ feat. Brooklyn Your Choir, directed by Mattia Amadori. Diawara is already a star, having previously worked and toured with some of the biggest names in music, including Bobby Womack, Herbie Hancock, Damon Albarn, Sir Paul McCartney, David Crosby, Amadou, and Mariam. Besides carving out a fresh voice in Afrofuturist sounds, Diawara is an accomplished actor, appearing in BAFTA and Academy Award-nominated productions. Reach out ..read more
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Sali returns with spiritual new single ‘BODY’
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by admin
7M ago
Singer-songwriter and producer sali (moniker of Brooklyn-based Salimata Diakite) has unveiled her newest offering – a single titled ‘BODY’, released on the 22nd of September 2023. Known for her unique blend of genres, sali has over the past year begun to embrace live performances, captivating audiences as the frontwoman of sali and the babies. The band has headlined at iconic Manhattan and Brooklyn venues such as Baby’s All Right, Sultan Room, Mercury Lounge, and more. sali draws inspiration from a diverse musical background that includes vocal jazz and collegiate a cappella. Born into a famil ..read more
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Inusa Dawuda channels hardships with soulful single ‘Waka Waka Day & Night’
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by admin
7M ago
Crossover singer-songwriter, saxophonist, and entertainer Inusa Dawuda returned recently with the release of his new single, ‘Waka Waka Day & Night’ shared on the 1st of September 2023. With releases on recording labels such as BMG and Universal Music, Pacha Recordings, Tiger Records-Kontor Records, Hed Kandi and Kingdom of Music, Inusa Dawuda has also enjoyed success in the smooth jazz/chill-out music genre with some of his hits like ‘Morning Light’ appearing on Café del Mar album vol. 9. In addition, his work has even been remixed by house heavyweight Kerri Chandler.  ‘Waka Waka Day ..read more
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