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The summer starts here...

Aroop Roy makes his debut on London label House Of Disco this month with the three-track 'Talkin Bout Life' EP.

Dropping work that ranges in...

Selections: DJ Neptune

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections. This week, Nigeria’s DJ Neptune spotlights his recent favourite Afrobeats, Afropop and amapiano tracks

Lagos’ DJ Neptune has been at the forefront of Nigeria’s music scene for over a decade. The award winning artist rose to prominence as backing...

Roots and future: a history of U.K dance...

Narrator Georges Collinet explores the crucial impact that black British musicians, DJs and MCs had on UK on the rave scene in the late 80s...

Amaarae shares video for new single, ‘SAD GIRLZ LUV MONEY Remix’: Watch

Amaarae has shared the video to a new remix of 'SAD GIRLZ LUV MONEY'. Check it out below. 


The Ghanaian artist originally teamed up with Colombian-American...

One of the hottest electronic artist in the world right now...

Women's insanely blasted by peta over fur outfits

Peta senior vp, account mathews, pointed out three outfits wicked wore a n kors fur she dress...

Album of the Month: Rema ‘Rave & Roses’

Bangers are the order of the day on young Nigerian pop star Rema’s debut album, ‘Rave & Roses’

Rema has won the race for the perfect audio signature. Forget “Cardo got wings”, forget “I love Chris Rich”, forget “Mustard on the beat, hoe”...

The legendary performer reportedly died of complications caused by novel coronavirus

Nashom Wooden of the Ones has passed away at age 50, a victim of COVID-19.

Wooden, born in Brooklyn, first rose to notoriety in the...

The full programme will run August to October and include mentorships, roundtables and a documentary production

A new South Asian-focused festival, Dialled In, has been announced for London this year, including a 1000-capacity day and night party at Uplands Business Park...

As we enter a new decade, the ways in which we define electronic music styles are rapidly changing. Chal Ravens explores the etymological evolution of...

Bickering over genre definitions is a time-honoured tradition in dance music. One of the weirder etymological developments of recent years is the changing meaning of...

Read 'em and weep...

Skillex has just released the twelfth episode of his OWSLA radio show, cramming in a whopping 91 tracks!

Recorded for a party with the Pink...

These are the most exciting amapiano producers right now

Amapiano has become a world-conquering genre since emerging in South Africa over a decade ago, with the sound mutating in recent years to solidify its place as an embedded dance music culture. Here, Shiba Melissa Mazaza asks: who are the South African artists carrying the torch for amapiano right now?
 

Amapiano (also known as ipiano or ’piano) began in the streets of Gauteng, South Africa, in the early 2010s. The now world-conquering sound is a...

Mesmerising techno and reflective, rolling rhythms from Berlin-based Sierra Leonean artist, DJ and Sci-Fi & Fantasy label founder, Lamin Fofana...

Lamin Fofana’s music is reflective and complex, lucid and transportive, absorbing and beautifully abstract. More crucially though, for the Berlin-based Sierra Leonean artist and those...

DJ Mag dons a fancy helmet and attempts to throw shapes to the sounds of Peggy Gou and Artwork at a rave in the world’s...

Have you ever listened to music underwater? What about at the bottom of the deepest diving pool on earth? What would that be like? Well...

Wild Life of the party...

After one of the country’s must turbulent years in history, Disclosure kicks off 2017 with their Wild Life BK party bringing nothing but beat-laden joy...

Innervisions Royal Albert Hall, Mint Club 20th Anniversary, Field Maneuvers, Brock Out vs Planet Fun!, Expert Death, FLY Open Air... 

The warmer months are about to become distant memories, but despite HBO recently unveiling the new 'Game of Thrones' teaser we're not quite ready to...