Sauti Sol is a Kenyan Afro-pop band that was formed by vocalists Savara Mudigi, Willis Chimano, Bien-Aimé Baraza, and guitarist Polycarp Otieno. Sauti Sol has managed to carve out a market for themselves delivering pop music with traditional Kenyan influences with soulful vocals. “Sauti Sol and Burna Boy-Afrikan Star”
Seinabo Sey a Gambian/Swedish recording artist and songwriter released a preview to the music video of her single- Breath some weeks ago. In the preview, we see melanated women and girls wearing dresses with vibrant colors taking a stroll along a path surrounded by nature. “Seinabo Sey – Breath”
Diamond Platnumz ft Rayvanny in Salome. A very nice and poetic song with amazing composition and colourful that accentuate the traditional value of Africa. “New african music video: Diamond Platnumz ft Rayvanny-Salome”
A combination of Kenyan musician Esther Akoth with a stage name Akothee and Tanzania musician Diamond Platnumz produce the latest hit song titled Sweet Love. “Akothee Ft. Diamond Platnumz–Sweet Love”
Pictures from Pape Diouf concert that took place at Inkonst Malmö “Pictures from Pape Diouf concert at Inkonst Malmö”
There is a lot of talent and professionalism in the African music industry, and African popular music could contribute enormously to Western music” says Sara. Or Saraha as her stage name is.
What’s up with your name?
It’s a wordplay because Raha means joy and Sara is my name, so I used it for interviews in Tanzania, because I am from Kibaha in Tanzania, so it was like a rap thing. SaRaha from Kibaha. “Saraha from Kibaha”
The voice blew across the old theatre “Stora Teatern” in the central of Gothenburg. Tall and elegant Malian woman in African regalia clothes and handmade neck chains that reveal more of her close identity to her root. “Fatoumata Diaware gave impressive performance in Gothenburg”
Her songs address more about women right, awareness on women mutilation (circumcision) in Africa “Boloko” She sings about Love and melodic songs that draw powerfully on her own experience. “Fatoumata Diaware from Mali soon in Gothenburg @Stora Teatern to perform”
Video of the week
“The sound” is a new track from Davido (from Nigeria) featuring Uhuru and DJ Buckz (from South Africa).
The last time Seun Kuti was in the city of Gothenburg was in August 2009 at the Way Out West festival. The youngest son of legend Afrobeat founder, Fela Anikulapo Kuti was at the Stora Teatern with the original band member of Egypt 80 to entertain the fans of the Afrobeat movement. “Fans want more of Seun Kuti in Gothenburg”