Interviews

RICO RODRIGUEZ - LONDON 12/2008

Rico, let's start at the beginning. Your musical career path started out in that now almost legendary institute The Alpha Boys School, but this...


STEEL PULSE - VK 11/2008

David, I think most of your fans will know by now that Steel Pulse was named after a race horse by the same name, but what's the story behind...


DOBET GNAHORE - ZUIDERPERSHUIS 11/2008

Dobet, on your latest album, 'Na Afriki', you dedicated one of the songs to an organisation called Ki-Yi M'bock. That name will...


CEDRIC 'IM' BROOKS AB 11/2008

Cedric, you've always had a kind of on-off relationship with The Skatalites, how and when did that story start?Cedric 'Im' Brooks:...


MINYESHU - ZUIDERPERSHUIS 11/2008

Being a reggae fanatic and Rastafarian, Ethiopia - the land of His Imperial Majesty Haile Selassie I the Conquering Lion of Judah, but also of the...


FEMI KUTI - FLAGEY 10/2008

As the eldest son of afrobeat legend Fela Kuti, Femi Kuti carries the burden of his father's inheritance. None the less Femi has chosen not...


ANTHONY B - VOORUIT 10/2008

Singjay Anthony B is one of the few artists of his generation who manages to turn out consistently qualitative tracks year after year and also...


TUFF LION - HELDEN IN HET PARK 08/2008

Tuff Lion, I know you as a guitar player, but these days you're not shy to take the mic either.Tuff Lion: "Well, I still primarily think...


ERNEST RANGLIN - HELDEN IN HET PARK 08/2008

The list of remaining Jamaican Music legends is shortened every year. When we heard the Helden In Het Park festival managed to book guitar legend...


ALPHA BLONDY - REGGAE GEEL 08/2008

Alpha, tonight you're on stage at the Reggae Geel festival. They're already celebrating their 30th anniversary this year; do you know the...