Posts Tagged 'Nigerian Music'


Take The Big Chill Pill This August

This year alongside such big names as Kanye West, Janelle Monae and Calvin Harris, The Big Chill has some of the best African and Latin bands around!


WOMAD’s World Music Line-Up

Now in its 29th year, WOMAD festival is almost upon us. From the 28th to the 31st July, the rolling, green hills of Wiltshire will play host to a fantastic spectacle of musicians from around the world, all of whom

Nigeria 70 Sweet Times

The long-awaited third compilation from the pioneering Nigeria 70 collective has finally arrived. The exclusive Sweet Times: Afro Funk, Highlife and Juju from 1970s Lagos features a carefully hand-picked collection of tunes by series curator Duncan Brooker.

Ebo Taylor — Life Stories: Highlife & Afrobeat Classics 1973-1980

Following a stunning collaboration with Berlin-based Afrobeat Academy, Ghanaian highlife legend Ebo Taylor releases Life Stories, a definitive compilation of his 1970s recordings.

The World Ends: Afro Rock & Psychedelia in 1970s Nigeria

The World Ends is a fine start for those who want good music for the ears, and the feet. The release comes fresh from Soundway and bears vibrant tracks, evidently carrying influences from the likes of Jimi Hendrix, James Brown

From Africa to the World

Get closer to the Yoruba culture around the world with an African afternoon at the British Museum. Yoruba is one of the largest ethnic groups in west Africa, predominantly in Nigeria, which with the African Diaspora spreads its beliefs and

Welcome to Lagos on BBC2

The three-part observational documentary series explores life in one of the most extreme urban environments, one which some consider to be an apocalyptic vision of the urban future – that of Lagos, in Nigeria,  the fastest growing megacity in the