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  • blog April 25, 2014

    A.J. Holmes’ Classic Kwaito Mix

    In honor of the 20th anniversary of Nelson Mandela taking office as the first post-apartheid leader of South Africa, A.J. Holmes has dropped a mix of classic kwaito from the mid ’90s and early ’00s. We covered some present-day kwaito … Read more »

  • blog December 19, 2013

    New Soukous Influenced British Pop

    A.J. Holmes & the Hackney Empire first came to our attention through the group’s debut album ” The Wedding, an exciting mix of Congolese soukous, Nigerian highlife, and British pop. Now, they’re  back with the bouncy new single ‘The Criminal,’ … Read more »

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