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  • Owiny Sigoma Band

    In 2009, a handful of London-based musicians travelled to Nairobi in Kenya to collaborate with local musicians. It was a loose arrangement; there being no specific agenda other than to bring the musicians together, exchange ideas and enjoy the results. The traditional music of Kenya has not received the same global read more
  • Seckou Keita Quartet +

    It was under the guidance of his uncle Solo Cissokho (see Ellika & Solo; Sauti za Busara Festival 2007) that Seckou Keita launched his international career in 1996, with appearances at Norway's Forde Festival, in a collaboration with Cuban, Indian and Scandinavian musicians.   In following years, Keita relocated to UK, while read more
  • Sona Jobarteh

    Sona Jobarteh is the first female kora player to come from a Griot family, as well as a vocalist, multi-instrumentalist and composer from the Gambia and the UK. She was born in 1983 into one of the five principal Kora-playing Griot families from West Africa. She is the granddaughter of read more
  • The Shrine Synchrosystem

    Inspired by Fela Anikulapo Kuti's Lagos club, The Shrine, and the rebirth of Afrobeat brought about by Fela's untimely death in 1997, the Shrine DJ Posse have been lobbing their lightning bolt of Afrosubversion into London nightlife for many years and their Rebel Music mission continues.   The Afrocentric Roots 'n' Digital read more
  • TY

    TY is one ofUK black music's true innovators. He's been making music and pushing boundaries for more than ten years. With three albums, a Mercury Music nomination and countless guest appearances under his belt with the likes of Tony Allen, De La Soul, Damon Albarn, Terri Walker, Scratch Perverts, Afro read more
  • Wunmi

    Wunmi is an artist that effortlessly joins the dots between Nigeria's Yoruba and Afrobeat heritage, New York's house pedigree, and London's jazz, broken beat and classic street soul sounds. The enduring image from Wunmi's early years in music was in summer 1986 as the dancer who codified the style of read more