Category Music

FRIDAY MUSIC: Brooklyn Bound

What better way to welcome the weekend than with good music? Discover my favourite chill-out mix. Read more…

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Fally Ipupa, Youssoupha & Sexion D’Assaut winners at TUMA 2013

The winners of the first Trace Urban Music Awards (TUMA) 2013 have finally been revealed! And to that, the DRC has plenty of cause for celebration! Read more…

Friday Music: Fally Ipupa – Sweet Life

“Sweet Life”, Fally Ipupa’s self-fulfilling prophecy was a big hit when it was released last December. If you are not familiar with modern Congolese music, then this will offer you some insight. Read more…

MUSIC FRIDAY: Nandi Mngoma – Goodtimes

“Goodtimes” is the first music video from the South African emerging singer / songwriter Nandi Mogoma. Just like the title declares, expect to be taken on a nostalgic trip as you reminisce about the good times you have had in your life. Quintessential 50’s grooves brought to life with mouth watering wardrobe styling, “Goodtimes” is my anthem of the week. Read more…

Music Friday: Lola Rae – WATCH MY TING GO

My Friday night jam. Back 2 Back. Enjoy! Read more…

VALENTINES DAY GROOVE – Akua Naru – Poetry

“hip-hop’s spectacular global, poetic, intellectual, spiritual, political, female balance. oh yes.” My newly discovered spoken-word princess. Find out why. Read more….

Gasandji, DJ Ya Kil, Mulele Matondo Afrika & Lola Rae to perform at the “I Dream of Congo: Party”

Join me on Saturday 16th February for the “I Dream Of Congo: Party” an evening promised to be filled with soukous beats and live acoustic sounds. Read more…

Music Friday: Nandi Mngoma

Thanks to the internet, I am able to uncover hidden gems of the world. I stumbled upon Nandi Mngoma. Read More…

MUSIC FRIDAY: Tamar Braxton – “Love and War”

I cannot believe that it is Friday already. The weather has been  appalling, with temperatures dropping bellow freezing across the country; in fact, it is snowing at this instant! I have been listening to a variety of music all week; from the 80’s Congolese  singer Mpongo Love (1956 – 1990), South Africa’s iconic Miriam Makeba (1932 – 2008) to […]

Music Friday: Toni Braxton – He Wasn’t Man Enough

Great music is timeless. Tony Braxton distinguished herself as one of the top artists of the 90s with unforgettable hit singles such as “Just Be A Man About It”, “Breathe Again,” “You’re Makin’ Me High”, “Un-Break My Heart,” to name but a few. The sultry, husky voice, the eloquence, the zeal… I loved her then and even more so now. This here, is my Friday jam. Enjoy….