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Ajo – African Reality (2018) UGANDA

When it comes to African Hip Hop, Uganda is not a country that quickly comes to mind. Such might be my ignorance but even in my years of following Hip Hop religiously I only got to hear Klear Kut and Navio. Then again, in those days music was very hard to find – I am talking 15 or so years. …

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Suzy Eises – ‘Suzy Eises’ (2018) Album Review NAMIBIA

Young, gifted and African, Suzy Eises has a very mild demeanour. Almost unassuming to an extent. It doesn’t understate her presence yet you could take it for granted. Until she starts to showcase what she can do and the goosebumps will tell you all you need to know. Her debut, self titled ‘Suzy Eises’ shook the Namibian industry upon release. …

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Takura – Someone Had To Do it (2018) album review ZIMBABWE

2018 is on a great trajectory in terms of Zim music. Encouraging signs are everywhere and I managed to get my hands on the brand new project by the man around town: Takura. Soul Afrika was Takura’s door into the music industry but now Takura has fully found his own voice following his solo introduction 2 years ago. To see …

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MzVee – DaaVee (2017) album review GHANA

My first taste of the DaaVee album is the title track Daavi which featured on the Moto Moto Podcast episode 12. It is a song about self-belief and perseverance which boasts a well-layered mid tempo groove with a pentatonic bassline. MzVee’s voice is impressive in how it is used, she holds her keys quite well. We Run Dem is probably …