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Liya Hopes to Take Listeners Into Her World With Her Debut Project, ‘Alari EP’

Liya Hopes to Take Listeners Into Her World With Her Debut Project, ‘Alari EP’

21 Sep 21

Ify Obi

The latest signee at Davido Music World breaks down her sound and each song on the EP and the impact she hopes to have with...
10 East African Female Musicians You Should Know

10 East African Female Musicians You Should Know

22 Sep 21
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Naila Aroni

East African music is more than a dilution of Afrobeats, and these emerging East African women musicians continue to leave...

The East African Kanga and its Relationship with Culture and Music

The East African Kanga and its Relationship with Culture and Music

15 Sep 21
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By Esther Musembi

Named “kanga” or “khanga” in Swahili, the vibrant fabric has become a vital form of communication that fosters culture, music...

Meet Moliy, Accra’s Wondergirl

Meet Moliy, Accra’s Wondergirl

13 Sep 21
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Korede Kaneto Akinsete

The Ghanaian artist talks to AMAKA about bucking the system and navigating the music industry amid Accra’s cultural renaissance

Journaling the Back of the Mind with Kilma كلمة 

Journaling the Back of the Mind with Kilma كلمة 

16 Sep 21
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Amuna Wagner

AMAKA Studio talks music, journaling, and all things healing with Cairo born and raised creative, Kilma

Négritude Numéro 1: Zouk, Konpa, et la Cohésion dans la Tradition Musicale Francophone

Négritude Numéro 1: Zouk, Konpa, et la Cohésion dans la Tradition Musicale Francophone

13 Sep 21
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Shamira Ibrahim

Un hub numérique pour le monde francophone noir.

Where are Africa’s Women Music Producers? 

Where are Africa’s Women Music Producers? 

25 Aug 21

Ify Obi

Women producers on the continent are fighting for inclusion, representation and safety in an overwhelmingly male-dominate...
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