Dancehall, Reggae and African music at it’s most raw on NPR’s Tiny Desk


The following are sets from Dancehall star Gyptian, Reggae legend “Mr. Singy” Tarrus Riley, “Living in Love” and “Can’t Satisfy Her” singer I-Wayne and Zimbabwean musician Oliver Mtukudzi. These sessions make it easy to appreciate songs in their most raw form and see these artists in a different light. I often found myself unintentionally smiling while watching/listening to these sets, hopefully the same will happen to you.

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Sauti Sol interview on “Jeff Koinange Live” KTN (Nov 6, 2014)


Sauti Sol sat down with Jeff Koinange for an #InspirationThursday interview on his flagship talk show “Jeff Koinange Live”. See what the Kenyan Afro-Pop group had to say about how they came together, their continuous rise to fame (including performing for numerous presidents), and winning the “Best African Group” award at the MTV European Music Awards earlier this year. They also throw an impromptu acoustic session of a few of their hits.

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Have no FEAR! Friday’s TOP 5 is Here. (Oct. 31)


It’s Halloween weekend and everyone across the world is getting weird, drunk, and the street will be looking like a cross between a zombie apocalypse and a Disney movie. Over here though we’re still focused on the music, at least until later. Have some fuel for your fire, check out the top 5 tracks of the week and smash up the Halloween fete with dem!

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