The Costly Gift Film Screening and Q&A: SOAS, 7th November 2017

The Costly Gift Film Screening and Q&A: SOAS, 7th November 2017

The Costly Gift The Costly Gift is a documentary film by London based Eritrean Director Dawit Gebreyesus that, tells the story Biniam who dreams of becoming an international footballer, though he has never owned a football. Fortunately for Biniam, relatives, who live in the USA, send him a football. However, grandfather Tsgai insists that Biniam must work and study at school to attain such a “costly gift”. The film metaphorically examines the real burden of ‘food aid’ by exposing the limitations and reliance imposed upon Biniam’s family, further examining the conflicts inherent…

BADI | La Plus Belle Pour Aller Danser

BADI | La Plus Belle Pour Aller Danser

BADI – La Plus Belle Pour Aller Danser Check out DRC artist Badi  @jesuisbadi latest video release  “La Plus Belle Pour Aller Danser” This is what he had to say about the inspiration to his new song and video: “Since March 2015, I support AFEDE (women’ action for development). Each year, this association sends 50 children to school in Goma. I take a stand with them and offer them a song “La Plus Belle Pour Aller Danser” (the most beautiful to go dancing) to say #Stop on rape used as a weapon and a war…

APPRENTICE 2.0 MIXTAPE

APPRENTICE 2.0 MIXTAPE

Sean Martin Luther Tha P drop the third tune off Dope Unit Mixtape Volume 2 after creating a buzz with his STOPMAKINGWACKRAPPERSFAMOUS single which was the first off the mixtape and another single titled STRONGROOM which had 6 dope femcees on it. Apprentice 2.0 is a sequel to Apprentice 1.0 which was on dope unit mixtape volume 1. Produced by Femzy Tuneup Naija, Mixed and mastered by STO. Video/VFX by Bothwayz. Download HERE Tweet

Afrohouse | Mister Diba | Mambo Djambo Music Video

Afrohouse | Mister Diba | Mambo Djambo Music Video

Fresh Sonic Produce from Angola: Listening to this one can’t help but note that this track has more of the typical Afrohouse sound you are are likely to hear from South African House producers. Check out the music video by Mister Diba with the Afrohouse tune Mambo Djambo. Available as a free download too! Tweet

Music Video | Tumi | Hello Hello Kitty

Music Video | Tumi | Hello Hello Kitty

During the past year Tanzanian-born, South African poet/MC Tumi Molekane has been travelling around Africa performing festivals and shooting a documentary film with director Vincent Moloi, tracing back his childhood in exile and re-establishing musical relationships he has cultivated over his career. This expedition has come to inform his forth-coming album Rob the Church, his first since parting ways with his ground-breaking band Tumi and the Volume. For the lead single Hello Hello Kitty, Tumi drafts in another visual creative leading light, award-winning Kenyan filmmaker and afro-futurism champion Wanuri Kahiu….