Leonel's Afro Jams of the Week returns featuring a good dose of East African fusions, plus bangers from Nigeria and Côte D'Ivoire, and an early candidate for ballad of the year from Angola.
Leonel's Afro Jams of the Week returns featuring makossa from Cameroon, amapiano from South Africa, afro house from Angola, and an all-Lusophone posse cut for the ages.
Leonel's Afro Jams of the Week returns for its first edition of 2023 featuring bops from Congo-Brazaville, Senegal, Rwanda, and a bucketful of Kenyan bangers.
The Best Afro Jams of 2022 December 27, 2022
2022 was a year of good news, as African music is increasingly becoming a hot commodity in the Global market, Leonel writes.
Leonel's Afro Jams of the Week returns with a double shot of Angolan pop, Cabo Verdian amapiano and a dancehall banger from Guinea-Conakry.
Leonel's Afro Jams of the Week returns featuring a breakthrough act from Mayotte Island, baby-making kizomba from Cabo Verde, and the queen Yemi Alade going full dancehall.
Leonel's Afro Jams of the Week returns featuring ndombolo fusion from Congo, Ivorian reggae, and spirituals from Senegal.
Leonel's Afro Jams of the Week returns featuring a Malian masterpiece, Ivorian fusions, Cameroonian emo-rap and more.
Leonel's Afro Jams of the Week returns with a dancehall-heavy installment featuring two Guinean bops, a Burundian master at work, a bouncy banger from Uganda, and more.
Leonel's Afro Jams of the Week returns featuring an Ugandan dancehall wizard, two shades of Cameroonian pop, and the ever-reliable Yemi Alade.