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Femme Electronic addresses gender imbalance in East Africa’s music scene

by Editor | 27th April 2018

Even though the East African electronic music scene has been given a huge boost by the emergence of several new collectives, events, festivals and tours over the last five years, female musicians still remaining largely absent. The male-dominated technology culture relating to music production and DJing, a lack of role models, and several sexist laws, […]

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Faizal Ddamba Mostrixx

by Editor | 29th August 2017

This weekend sees the third annual Nyege Nyege Festival take place in Jinja, Uganda, and the line-up is likely to immediately have you searching for last-minute flights. Hosting key players in Durban’s Gqom scene and Kenya’s EA Wave collective, as well as MusicMap favourites such as Disco Vumbi (who releases on the festival’s label Nyege […]

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Young Cardamom & HAB

by Editor | 10th March 2017

This Ugandan duo soundtracked last year’s Disney production ‘Queen of Katwe’, lending their trademark optimism to the audible end of that project. The childhood friends’ music encompasses bright tones but the MCs also give room to discussing contemporary social issues in their lyrics.

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Femme Electronic addresses gender imbalance in East Africa’s music scene

by Editor

Even though the East African electronic music scene has been given a huge boost by the emergence of several new collectives, events, festivals and tours over the last five years, female musicians still remaining largely absent. The male-dominated technology culture relating to music production and DJing, a lack of role models, and several sexist laws, …

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Faizal Ddamba Mostrixx

by Editor | 29th August 2017

This weekend sees the third annual Nyege Nyege Festival take place in Jinja, Uganda, and the line-up is likely to immediately have you searching for last-minute flights. Hosting key players in Durban’s Gqom scene and Kenya’s EA Wave collective, as well as MusicMap favourites such as Disco Vumbi (who releases on the festival’s label Nyege […]

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