African Giant – Burna Boy’s New Album is here.

Burna Boy’s newest album African Giant has arrived, via Bad Habit and Atlantic Records. Burna Boy’s latest effort features guest appearances from Jorja Smith, Damian Marley, Future, YG, and more. African Giant includes previously released tracks “Anybody,” “On The Low,” “Gbona,” and “Dangote.” Continue reading…

Walshy Fire Is Known for Dancehall. On ‘Abeng,’ He Turns Toward Afrobeats

The wave of intercontinental musical cross-pollination continues on Major Lazer member’s upcoming solo debut Five years ago, Walshy Fire, the Jamaican producer known for the global-club-mishmashes he makes with the group Major Lazer, funded his own solo tour of Africa. In Kenya at one point, “the driver had fallen asleep and nobody could find him,” WalshyContinue reading “Walshy Fire Is Known for Dancehall. On ‘Abeng,’ He Turns Toward Afrobeats”

Angélique Kidjo Explores the Afrobeat Roots of Celia Cruz

“You don’t even understand how big salsa is in Africa,” the Beninese star mentions in a new interview about her Celia Cruz tribute album. There’s always been a special musical conversation between West Africa and the Caribbean. This newly-released album sees two legends from opposing of the Atlantic ocean come together for a striking marriage ofContinue reading “Angélique Kidjo Explores the Afrobeat Roots of Celia Cruz”