5 Reasons You Need DJ Neptizzle’s #UAB15

For the past five years, London’s DJ Neptizzle has been cooking up a treat with his popular “Ultimate Afrobeats” (UAB) Mixes. But we hear you ask, how exactly does a British-Vietnamese guy become an Afrobeats DJ? Well, back in the Noughties, DJ Neptizzle found himself playing at a friend’s graduation party where he was asked to throw on some African jams. While he was more than happy to shuffle through the… Read More

#VixenPix: Shatta Wale

New music makes the world go around, well at least that’s what I say. So every so often I’ll sing the praises of an up and coming artist who’s currently stimulating my eardrums. Check out who I’m obsessing over this week… Name: Shatta Wale Hometown: Ghana Background: Since gaining international recognition with his track “Dancehall King” earlier this year, Ghanaian artist Shatta Wale has been on the lips of fans… Read More

DJ Abrantee & The Guardian Anger Afrobeat Fans

Guardian journalist, Dan Hancox bit off a little more than he could chew last Thursday night after his article on the rise of Afrobeats was published online. The article whose inaccuracies were apparent from the first paragraph, featured an interview with Choice FM’s DJ Abrantee and claimed that the British-Ghanaian DJ singlehandedly created and coined the term ‘Afrobeats’ with the launch of his April 2011 specialist radio show. It wasn’t… Read More