Trapped in Italy, Kenyan DJ completes two songs, enrols for master's

Nairobi, Sept. 16 -- One of Kenya's most popular Electronic Dance Music (EDM) DJs was in the middle of a European tour earlier in the year, promoting his new album when, as fate would have it, he got ... Read More

Creative brain behind global hit 'Jerusalema'

Nairobi, Sept. 4 -- By now you have probably watched the numerous videos that have been posted online of fans around the world dancing along to an infectious South African house music beat. The song ... Read More

Saturday concert like no other

Nairobi, Aug. 28 -- It has been billed as Kenya's biggest virtual concert bringing together a host of the best-loved music stars for an hour's performance that celebrates the country's tenacity amid a... Read More

Reggae with a deep message from 'Chronixx'

Nairobi, Aug. 25 -- Since the release of his debut album "Dread and Terrible" in 2014, Jamaican artist Chronixx has led a revival of message-oriented reggae that has been warmly embraced around the wo... Read More

Gilad speaks of live music awakening and a new album

Nairobi, Aug. 7 -- The bouncy, feel-good rhythm of his latest song 'Swahili Girl' belies the anguish singer and guitarist Gilad has experienced in the last few months since public events, including co... Read More

Mi Casa talks of new album

Nairobi, July 24 -- While the music business is still grappling with the evolving situation that has disrupted the traditional models of distribution and promotion, Africa's music stars are offering n... Read More

Dalai Lama Releases a New Song

Nairobi, July 18 -- "Music has the potential to transcend our differences. It can return us to our true nature of warm-heartedness," said Dalai Lama. During this period when the world is facing an un... Read More

Innoss'B Gives Congo Music New Rhythm

Nairobi, July 11 -- As the Democratic Republic of Congo celebrated 60 years of independence just over a week ago, the country's music that has been so much a part of that post-independence history is ... Read More

A Season of Online Streaming

Nairobi, July 4 -- These are some of the highly recommended new music releases currently available to stream online from some of Africa's finest musicians, Oumou Sangare of Mali, a new collaborative p... Read More

Music Concerts Are Back, But Online

Nairobi, June 26 -- Music performance venues have been closed since the suspension of public gatherings due to the Covid-19 pandemic but after the initial shock artistes have woken up to the new reali... Read More