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Durban’s Dominowe returns to GQOM OH! with a  new eight-track EP. Hear ‘Rah’ now

Dominowe will release a new eight-track EP, ‘UMTHAKATHI’, via GQOM OH! this month.

Having debuted on the label in 2016 with the ‘Africa’s Cry’, the...

Durban’s DJ Lag is a pioneer of the world-conquering South African dance music genre, gqom. He’s toured the world and worked with superstars, but he’s...

In 2017, during his 21st rotation around the sun, DJ Lag was experiencing a moment that every artist dreams of but few ever reach. Gqom...

Nyege Nyege Tapes announces new album from Durban gqom group Phelimuncasi

Durban gqom trio Phelimuncasi have shared details of a brand new album for Nyege Nyege Tapes, called 'Ama Gogela'.


Spanning 11 tracks, the album sees...

A huge moment for the gqom innovator

DJ Lag has co-produced a track on Beyoncé's Lion King: The Gift album. 

The South African gqom artist is credited on ‘My Power,’ which features...

Giom

A Frenchman relocated to London, we first heard the deep, funkified house of Giom via his involvement with the excellent Lost My Dog. A...

Ryte’s track, ‘Culture’, has been accused of “ripping off” the gqom pioneer’s ‘Ice Drop’

Megan Ryte has been accused of plagiarizing DJ Lag in a new track featuring will.i.am.

DJ and radio host Megan Ryte dropped a new track and...

Durban collective TLC Fam deliver a psychedelic gqom remix of Kinshasa-based outfit KOKOKO!’s exuberant ‘Likolo’...

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo’s KOKOKO! made a lasting impression last year with the release of their debut EPs ‘Tokoliana / L​.​O​.​V​.​E.’ and ‘Tongos'a /...

He shared a video on Instagram after being accused of “ripping off” the gqom pioneer’s ‘Ice Drop’

Will.i.am has apologised for plagiarising DJ Lag’s ‘Ice Drop’.

DJ and radio host Megan Ryte dropped a new track and video, titled 'Culture', at the beginning...

Gqom originator Griffit Vigo dishes up six new cuts of percussive heat on Belgian label, Maloca. Hear ‘Superman’ now

Griffit Vigo will release a new EP, ‘Art Is Talking’, via Belgian label Maloca this week. 

Following his 2020 album, ‘I Am Gqom’, on GQOM...

Recognise is DJ Mag’s monthly mix series, introducing artists we love that are bursting onto the global electronic music scene. This month, we speak to...

DJ Lag is a pioneer of one of the most exciting electronic music movements to surface this decade. Over the last few years, gqom has...

In this regular feature, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their collections...

Clubs around the world are shut, and opportunities to find new music out in the wild have been ripped from under our feet as a...

Alex Index pulls from gqom, grime and UK funky on his new EP for Ruffhouse Industries. Hear the syncopated, tough and techy title track now

Copenhagen’s Alex Index will release his new EP, ‘Four Point Five’, this month via Ruffhouse Industries. 

Across four track of sub-troubling percussion, syncopated groove and...

femme culture’s Ehua steps up with an hour of hypnotic gqom, bass and breaks as part of our Fresh Kicks series...

We first became aware of Ehua when we premiered her debut track ‘New Moon’ in September 2018. Released via our Best of British Breakthrough Label...

He's also shared lead single 'Lucifer'

DJ Lag has shared details of his debut album, 'Meeting With The King'.

Due out in November, the 15-track album sees the producer team up...

Mina releases album of classic trance dancehall remixes, 'Trancehall'

Mina has self-released a new collection of edits via Bandcamp, called 'Trancehall'.


The 12-track release sees the UK producer take on a number of '90s...