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  • blog October 20, 2016

    Watch Davido and Tinashe’s New Video: “How Long”

    Maybe it’s a page out of Kim and Kanye’s playbook, or maybe it’s just something Davido knew instinctively, but the American-born Nigerian artist just proved yet again that, if your song is good enough, all you really need for the … Read more »

  • review June 20, 2016

    Habana Dreams

    When jazz royalty Wynton Marsalis needed Cuban percussion in 2014, he turned to Pedrito Martinez, and on the Pedrito Martinez Group’s latest album, the favor is returned. Habana Dreams, released June 10 on Motema Music, features stirring guest spots from … Read more »

  • interview May 26, 2016

    Interview: Going Places with Herb Alpert

    Herb Alpert will have a 10-day residency at The Carlyle from May 31 to June 11. In honor of this, we’re republishing this 2015 interview. Not long ago, I was walking down a street in Brooklyn and noticed a local … Read more »

  • review April 1, 2016


    Bombino is unique among the Tuareg rock acts so popular on the global tour circuit these days. He’s a singer/songwriter/guitarist from Niger, a man on his own, not part of a collective like Tinariwen, Terakaft, Tamikrest, Imarhan or Amanar—all of … Read more »

  • blog March 29, 2016

    Rokia Traoré Live at the Highline Ballroom

    I saw singer/guitarist Rokia Traoré and her band deliver a rollicking set at the Highline Ballroom in New York on March 23, performing songs from her new album Ne So (Nonesuch), which reflects on the profound troubles in the north … Read more »

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