Interviews

LUCIANO - HANGAR 26 12/2010

Messenger, the first song of your new album, ‘United States Of Africa', was written by Duane Stephenson. How did you come to sing...


MAMADY KEITA - CAFE BELGA 11/2010

Mamady Keita, 50 years in the business! Let's start at the very beginning of your life story; because you were already drumming on just about...


PURA VIDA - RADIO CENTRAAL 11/2010

Bregt, 'Struggle In The City', Pura Vida's debut album, is finally in stores. Were you satisfied with the result?Bregt...


SKA CUBANO - CC DE WARANDE 11/2010

Natty, the whole Ska Cubano project really started back in 1999, when you travelled to Cuba.Natty Bo (vocals): "Well, originally we...


TIKEN JAH FAKOLY - HOTEL BEMANOS 11/2010

Tiken, for 'African Revolution' you returned to your African roots. Was this a project you had on your mind for some time already?Tiken Jah...


BURNING SPEAR - HOTEL LE PLAZA 11/2010

Spear, 'Jah Is Real', an album you auto-produced from start to finish, earned you a Grammy award in 2009, a gratifying feeling?Burning...


TERRAKOTA - ZUIDERPERSHUIS 10/2010

Junior, the whole Terrakota story really started with a trip to Burkina Faso. How did you end up in that country of all places?Junior (vocals,...


ALEMAYEHU ESHETE - RAS HOTEL ADDIS ABEBA 09/2010

Alemayehu, your musical career started at a time when it wasn't fashionable yet in Ethiopia to become a performing artist. Do you remember when...


MISTY IN ROOTS (POKO) - AFRO CARIBBEAN FESTIVAL 08/2010

Poko, the history of Misty In Roots is undeniably linked to Belgium, as it was here that you guys recorded your first album, 'Live At The...


PANNONIA ALL STARS - RIVIERENHOF 08/2010

KRSA, you're also known as Lord Panamo, a reference to the Panama hats you usually wear on stage, but also to the legendary Lord Tanamo. For...