The writer and youth worker discusses the social significance of the UK drill, Afroswing and rap tracks referenced in his lauded book about serious youth violence.
The riddim conioisseur raises a glass to the party season that’s just flown by.
Digital cover story: The Coventry rapper has proudly tapped into his Gambian roots for new EP Afrikan Rebel. Although he’s recognised as one of Britain’s brightest stars, his struggles are far from over – and his mission has just begun.
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Every month, Wale Oloworekende covers the continent's most exciting releases and music news stories for THE FACE.
The Zimbabwe-born singer talks South African party culture, Nigerian amapiano and collaborating with the best producers in the scene.