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  • video January 31, 2014

    Blitz The Ambassador Celebrates “Success”

    Blitz The Ambassador has good reason to celebrate. After making a name for himself with a steady output of excellent material over the past decade, he was recognized as Musician of the Year at last month’s African Diaspora Awards. In … Read more »

  • interview December 5, 2013

    Guerrilla Filmmaking Meets Global Hip-Hop: An Interview with Muhammida El Muhajir

    Hip-Hop: The New World Order, available at, is one of the few films to delve into the huge impact that hip-hop has made all over the world. Muhammida El Muhajir originally shot the documentary between 1998 and 2000, travelling … Read more »

  • blog May 15, 2013

    David Rodigan reggae mix from FACT Mag

    One of the most fascinating aspects of reggae’s global diaspora is its ability to utterly ensnare listeners, frequently transforming them to the point that their relationship to the genre becomes one of the touchstones of their cultural life. On the … Read more »

  • blog August 14, 2012

    Epic Champeta! Pernett Drops New Single from Forthcoming Album

    It’s no secret that we are big fans of Pernett, the craftsman DJ and producer with a keen ability to re-work traditional styles of Colombian music for a new generation. Which is why we are excited (and you should be … Read more »

  • feature September 22, 2011

    Feature: Africa in East Asia

    :::JAZZ IN CHINA::: “I think you could tell a really interesting alternative history of modern China through popular music. For more than 100 years, there’s a tradition of Chinese people engaging with America and others kinds of global cultures and … Read more »

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