NOURA MINT SEYMALI - SFINKS 07/2016

"Mauritania is a vast country (1030000 square kilometers, red."

KASSAV' - COULEUR CAFE 07/2016

"First and foremost zouk is music from the French Antilles, from Martinique and Guadeloupe; a genre which has succeeded in being embraced by the rest of the French speaking world as well."

META AND THE CORNERSTONES - DE ROMA 05/2016

"When we started that band, I was still in school."

RANDY VALENTINE - PETROL 05/2016

"Well, I wouldn't describe it as a shocking experience, as I'm always open to experiencing new things."

KEL ASSOUF - AB 03/2016

"Well, I guess you might say love strikes in the strangest places! My ex-wife is Belgian."

JAH9 - DOMEIN MENAS 12/2015

"Mostly being able to connect with people on a larger scale."

NISH WADADA - RADIO CENTRAAL 11/2015

"The Cape Verdean community in The Netherlands is mainly concentrated in Rotterdam, something which probably has to do with the fact it's a port city."

PAT THOMAS & KWASHIBU AREA BAND - AB 10/2015

"First and foremost highlife is what I do."

RAPHAEL - SMILE! ANTWERP REGGAE FESTIVAL 08/2015

"Savona is a small town near Genova in the Liguria region of Italy, a stretch of land perched between the sea and the mountains."

PIERPOLJAK - BRUSSELS SUMMER FESTIVAL 08/2015

"At the very beginning of my career I still played bass in a punk band."

NOEL ELLIS - REGGAEBUS 08/2015

"Yeah, that was at Channel One; at the time they had just built the studio and were still testing the equipment."

SR. WILSON - REGGAE BUS FESTIVAL 08/2015

"I've been doing reggae for about ten years now, but I've only started to take it more seriously in the last four to five years, collaborating with various sound systems."

CHRISTOPHER ELLIS - REGGAE GEEL 08/2015

"(laughs) I know, everybody keeps telling me that, so it has to be true!" As the son of the great late Alton Ellis, you were raised surrounded by music."

CHUCK FENDA - REGGAE GEEL 08/2015

Chuck Fenda: "Free expression should be a basic human right!"

MICAH SHEMAIAH - REGGAE GEEL 08/2015

"Well these days a lot of youths gravitate towards bad and derogatory behavior, something which I blame on the negative influence of the media."

EXILE DI BRAVE - REGGAE GEEL 08/2015

"Well, I was born in the eighties and grew up in the nineties."

PREZIDENT BROWN - REGGAE GEEL 08/2015

"Most definitely! I was born in Clarendon in the Bull Head Mountain range and after a while moved to Saint-Mary which is on Jamaica's north coast."

THE UPRISING ROOTS BAND - REGGAE GEEL 08/2015

"Basically, everything I learned, he taught me."

SHINEHEAD - REGGAE GEEL 07/2015

"Well, you know have some people have the travelling gene? I guess my parents were a bit like that."

RHYTHMITES - IRIE VIBES 07/2015

"Originally Rhythmites was a three piece band, bass, drums and guitar and with myself on vocals."