New video Alert: Amartey paying tribute to the motherland and Castro

Rising star Amartey released his newest single and video for the song Champion Lover featuring Ghanaian singer Castro. With the release of his newest single, Amartey is well on his way to becoming THE leading man in Afropop. The video is a celebration of love seeing Amartey being affectionate with his leading lady. Even celebrating his love with his smooth dance moves.

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Zwart Licht newest album Bliksem is out now

Dutch hip hop act Zwart Licht released their new album Bliksem which tranlates to thunder. And boy do they bring that THUNDER! Known for their grimey beats and sharp lyrics, these artists take their black excellence and wokeness and wave it unapologetically in the mainstream faces. Last night the crew gave a very touching performance of the track Schoon Schip on Dutch national TV.

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Alkebulan In The City: Leiden

Every week, one of our reporters is going to visit one of the cities in Holland to ask people on the street about their opinion about certain subjects. For this first week, I, Patrick, walked the streets of Leiden to ask people about our festival and what they thought of it.

I was curious if random people would understand and value the meaning behind the festival and of course if they would come. I purposefully didn’t tell them too much about our vision. I wanted to find out if people would think of it themselves. I took the streets with the question: “What do you think of the Citizens of Alkebulan festival, a festival that celebrates all kinds of African cultures”

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