Mádé Kuti – No More Wars

Made Kuti – Fela‘s grandson and Femi’s son – grew up in The New Afrika Shrine in Lagos.

More Made Kuti on this blog.

Global Rap/Hip Hop

Tribute to Johnny Clegg

South African artists have come together to pay homage to legendary South African musician Johnny Clegg (1953-2019).

2018 – The Crossing

In 2018 a group of well-known musicians came together to celebrate the life and work of Johnny Clegg and recorded a special version of his song.


Final farewell tribute with Jesse, one of his 2 sons.


Weeping by Bright Blue, sung by Zolani Mahola

Backing vocals also by the Soweto Gospel Choir.

The original Beat-Tape disappeared from Soundcloud… Here are a few videos instead…


Shabaka – Call it a European paradox

Shabaka Hutchings is a British jazz musician, composer and bandleader. He leads the bands Sons of Kemet and Shabaka and the Ancestors.

“Afrikan Culture,” is his first solo project as Shabaka.