Fashion and music are intimately linked and always have been. In line with that tradition, welcome to our latest mixes - which bring together a great blend of classic tracks, the latest beats and a showcase for the next generation of musical genius. Listen to the latest mixes in the Afrobeats and Afro House scenes, enjoy our Editor’s Picks or submit a mix of your own!

Music News

September, 2017

  • 15 September

    In Conversation with Hip-Hop artist Fred Fredas

    Fashion and music have enjoyed an intimate relationship for as long as anyone can remember. Artistes at every level blend strong visuals with their music, in order to ‘manifest’ a definitive public persona. This persona is often as much to do with what they wear and how they wear it …

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February, 2017

January, 2017

December, 2016

  • 24 December

    Black Motion’s fourth studio album Ya Badimo now Gold

    South African House duo, Rob (AKA DJ Murdah) Mahosana and Thabo ‘Smol’ Mabogwane teamed up to form Black Motion in 2010. They continue to set their mark as one of Africa’s most sought after electronic acts. Black Motion’s fourth studio album, Ya Badimo, has officially been certified Gold just six …

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October, 2016

  • 9 October

    Seun Kuti releases new EP Struggle Sounds

    Nigerians and Afrobeat lovers across the world often wonder what songs and actions they would have witnessed from Fela Kuti, had he still been alive today. Fortunately, for the music world, Fela’s legacy continues to make waves to this day, through his highly talented sons Femi and Seun Kuti – …

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October, 2015

  • 4 October

    Afrobeats set to provide the beat for US Hip-Hop?

    With the 20th anniversary of the MOBOs ready to kick off in the UK on 4th November, global media attention has turned to the categories that are being featured and the list of nominees. While the Black Entertainment Television (BET) awards in the US managed to generate a storm of controversy …

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May, 2015

  • 24 May

    Coke Studio Africa Season 3

    Coke Studio Africa is set to return, supported by Coca-Cola, in partnership with Kenya Airways. It’s the first and biggest live music program of its kind  in Africa. Following the success of season 2, the organisers are ensuring the continent will come alive to biggest music show that unites African stars. Season 3 comes with …

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  • 21 May

    MTV Africa Music Awards 2015 Announced

    On 18 July 2015, Nelson Mandela’s birthday, Durban the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal will play host to the MTV Africa Music Awards (MAMAs). It was launched in 2008 by MTV Networks Africa (now Viacom International Media Networks Africa) as a global celebration of artists creating the most popular contemporary …

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