Afro Pop albums

Album of the Week: Wild Belle – Isles

No time for a full write-up, but I would be remiss if I didn’t mention the infectious reggae/jazz fusion of Wild Belle‘s Isles. Their debut is an excellent transition to Spring and will no doubt be permeating any beach scene you encounter this Summer. Chicago-based siblings Elliot and Natalie Bergman formed Wild Belle after growing […]

Dance Rap

Alex Clare & Gilbere Forte’ – Up All Night

I’m really liking the dancehall/reggae with soul vibe to this new guy, Alex Clare. It certainly helps that Diplo & Switch produced his latest track “Up All Night” thats filled with energetic vocals and a backing thats part menacing guitar and part militant drum kick. Oh and one of my favorite new emcees, Gilbere Forte’ […]