CLASSIC DIRT Compilation

CLASSIC DIRT Compilation

Classic Dirt is a compilation tape by San, the Instru-Monumentalist from Lesotho and Phil, the Kritik from Uganda, two beatmakers/producers currently based in southern Africa (Lesotho & South Africa to be precise). The project can be explained as the end product of like minds, the consequence of understanding the musical and artistic benefits borne from international relations. Classic Dirt brings together on one record, a host of emcees, producers, vocalists and poets to wax lyrical with prowess over production by the Kritik and the San. The compilation tape boasts the…

Midweek Chill with Somi

Midweek Chill with Somi

Singer/Songwriter Somi has been quietly making waves on the world music and jazz circuit for a number of years. Born and raised in the US and of Ugandan/Rwandan descent, she has incorporated her heritage in her musical expression coining the term “holistic New African Jazz”. Somi is currently signed to indie label ObliqSound. Check out two of her videos “Prayer to the Saint of the Brokenhearted” and “Ingele” below and be soothed. For more info on Somi visit her Official Website http://www.somimusic.com/ Tweet

Diamonds in the Rough

Diamonds in the Rough

Check out the teaser of the Diamond in the Rough a documentary on hip hop in Uganda. The documentary was produced by 3rdi aka Californian DJ/Hip Hop enthusiast Brett Mazurek (Subterranean Network) ,who in 2004 initially traveled to Uganda to document the violent and traumatic displacement of the children of Northern Uganda as a result of the decade-long civil war in the country. However, what emerged after discovering a vibrant hip hop scene was a chronicle on the local scene in Kampala as well as the efforts of artists such…