October 2018

Yes! Woman on top

Yes! We are happy to hear that Ethiopian parliamentarians unanimously appointed Sahle-Work Zewde, 68, as president on Thursday 25 October after the surprise resignation of Mulatu Teshome, who had held the post since 2013. This may have been a case of lucky timing or it’s just time for a female touch.

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Feeling ‘Akwaaba’ with Memphis Depay and Winne

Memphis Depay, a talented and succesfull footbal player of Olympique Lyon released a track with rapper Winne. A very soulful and touching song called Akwaaba wich means ‘welcome’ in Ghanaian. With this track Memphis went back to his roots in Ghana. The trip became a spiritual journey for him which was documented by Fox Sports. The proceeds of the song Akwaaba is for the Memphis foundation.

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Alkebulan Meets: Amartey

For the new series Alkebulan Meets, we catch up with our favorite artists about all things pop and street culture. In this episode we meet the afropop star from Amsterdam Amartey. Who sold out his latest show last weekend at the Melkweg. 

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