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On Cue: DJ IC

DJ IC demonstrates Afro house mastery for the On Cue mix series, and speaks to Tice Cin about his evolution through London’s club scene, growing up on the Aylesbury Estate, celebrating togetherness, and championing young talent

London artist DJ IC’s productions brim with lessons learned from his deep engagement with Black British music throughout his life and career. When you hear...

Defected’s Sondela imprint announces Ibiza’s first Afro house residency at Bora Bora

Ibiza is getting its first Afro house residency, helmed by Defected's Sondela label at beach club Bora Bora.


Label heads Sef Kombo and Louie Dunmore...

Album of the Month: Boddhi Satva ‘Manifestation’

Boddhi Satva’s latest album is a 31-track, three-hour tour de force that continues his career-long endeavour to connect the African continent through club music

There are few like Boddhi Satva. An ambassador of the most soulful side of African electronic music, the producer, DJ and music mogul has made...

Tribal Brothers

Tribal Brothers have announced a new EP on Livity Sound, 'Formation'.  


The release marks a return to the celebrated UK imprint for the London club...

Inside the UK Afro house renaissance

The Afro house sound is an ever-growing presence in UK dance music, with new labels, club-nights and a dedicated radio station springing up. Alongside a mix from Mr Silk, Ria Hylton explores the sound’s history, and speaks to some of the scene’s key players about forging strong connections with their growing audiences, and their aim to nurture a unique UK Afro house identity

Afro house is steeped in the percussive materials of South Africa’s townships. For decades, its polyrhythms played out on traditional African instruments — bongos, congas...

Sef Kombo & Kitty Amor

This Friday (11th February) we welcome Sef Kombo and Kitty Amor to DJ Mag HQ for a 60-minute livestream.


The London DJs, known for their...

Los Angeles’ Yaw Appiah delivers deep, vibey Afro house on his new EP, ‘Nangu’. Hear the title track now

Los Angeles-based producer and DJ Yaw Appiah will release a new EP, ‘Nangu’, tomorrow. 

The emerging artist follows his recent ‘Before Transition’ release, which featured...

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

Jeremiah Asiamah is on a roll. The British-Ghanaian DJ, broadcaster and producer has risen through the ranks of UK radio in recent years, cutting his...

The imprint kicks off with a track by Hyenah featuring DJ Tira and Luke Ntombela

Legendary London imprint Defected Records has launched a new afro house label.

Working closely with Defected founder Simon Dunmore, the outlet will be curated by...