EVENT|AFRICAN STREET STYLE FESTIVAL@SHOREDITCH CHURCH 24TH JUNE 2016

EVENT|AFRICAN STREET STYLE FESTIVAL@SHOREDITCH CHURCH 24TH JUNE 2016

Event|African Street Style Festival@Shoreditch Church 24th June 2016                                         The third African Street Style Festival @streetwithstyle took place on a balmy weekend in Shoreditch, centred around Arnold Circus. Promoted by Shoreditch based- Soboye Fashion @samsonsoboye, Calvert Street and Arnold Circus was well and truly Africanised over the weekend with African themed clothing stalls run by the likes of Soboye, @ContinentClo and @OpenTheGate_ and Ghanaian food served by @GhanaKitchen! There was a fashion parade…

NEW MUSIC|NG BLING DONNE SEULEMENT

NEW MUSIC|NG BLING  DONNE SEULEMENT

NEW MUSIC|NG BLING DONNE SEULMENT Libreville-based Ng Bling @NgBling brings his cheeky blinging Gabonese hip-hop style to the fore in Donne Seulement (Give only) from his debut EP Dreamer, a typical urban African tale of when a guy tries to woo a pretty girl that he meets in the shop and gets more than he bargained for! #DonneSeulement Tweet

Fecko And Teck-Zilla – The A.R.T EP

Fecko And Teck-Zilla – The A.R.T EP

  The spirit of Fela lives on! This pan-African collaboration lead by Fecko contains the right balance of homage and forward perspective. To a pleasantly lolloping and rootsy backing track, reminiscent of a Gummy Soul rework, each of the collaborators have a verse each to riff on the need to stay authentic. The female soulful, hook-line that disses the fakers keeps this little number in your head and that’s no bad thing at all! The EP, aptly titled A.R.T, an acronym for “Afrobeat, Rhythm & Truth”, is a Fela-inspired project, that fuses…

Rap | Rufus Ototo Tweed | Runnin’ Deep

Rap | Rufus Ototo Tweed | Runnin’ Deep

Fresh Sonic Produce from Lesotho: This is the first official release from “Rufus Ototo Tweed”, previously going by the name “Melly-M”, since his feature on Suuth’s “Out of The Grey” mixtape in 2010. Tweed hails from the northern side of Lesotho, Hlotse – home of the likes of fellow rapper and affiliate “Big Bar”. Check it out Tweet

NOMADIC WAX PRESENTS SUPER MC V2

NOMADIC WAX PRESENTS SUPER MC V2

“The SUPER MC is the one that can spit in more than two languages… American rappers can’t compete with that!” – Chuck D (Public Enemy) The SUPER MC series was inspired by an interview that Nomadic Wax’s creative team had with Chuck D on his radio show in NYC. After discussing international hip hop, and the bilingual skills of many artists around the world, Chuck D coined the term ‘Super MC,’ when he said: “A super emcee is the one who can spit in more than two languages. That is…