Interviews

MAMAR KASSEY (YACOUBA MOUMOUNI) - MAGIC MIRRORS BRUSSELS 12/2013

Yacouba, with 'Taboussizé', Mamar Kassey returns after a break of about five years. What happened during these "silent"...


LALA NJAVA - LA PORTEUSE D'EAU 10/2013

Lala, you come from a large musically inclined family. Lala Njava: "Yes, we're fifteen brothers and sisters, all involved in music and generally...


ROD TAYLOR - HELDEN IN HET PARK 08/2013

Rod, together with Barry Brown and the illustrious Johnny Lee, you started out in a band called The Aliens. How did you guys get together?Rod...


KOBO TOWN - HELDEN IN HET PARK 08/2013

Drew, although Kobo Town is hailed everywhere as being a great calypso revival project, I've gathered you don't completely agree?Drew...


MUTABARUKA - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2013

Mutabaruka, am I right in saying before Rastafari came into your life you were more of a Black Power influenced individual?Mutabaruka: "Yes,...


PROTOJE - REGGAE SUNDANCE 08/2013

Protoje you were born into a musical family; your mother being singer Lorna Bennett and your father a St. Vincentian calypsonian. At which point in...


JAH9 - REGGAE GEEL 08/2013

Jah9, in interviews as well as on your website, www.jah9.net, you refer to yourself not only as a singer-songwriter, but also as an activist....


ADDIS PABLO - REGGAE GEEL 08/2013

Addis, first and foremost welcome to Belgium, but I don't believe you're a complete stranger to this country, are you?Addis Pablo: "No, that's...


FREDDIE MCGREGOR - REGGAE GEEL 08/2013

Freddie, your latest effort, ‘Di Captain', was a celebration of your 50 years in the music business, but it also felt like an album for...


IBA MAHR - REGGAE GEEL 08/2013

Iba, since you're still introducing yourself to most European reggae lovers, I guess we should start out by explaining your stage name. I know Iba...