Rediscovering Afropop and its influences

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Have you ever asked yourself where music genres come from? Why do we have Jazz or Blues, and what’s going to be the next big thing? The answer is influences; something that Singing Wells is deeply passionate about. Many genres of popular music like Blues, Jazz, Salsa and Rumba derive to varying degrees from traditional…

From African Twist to Benga

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In March 2014, Ketebul Music and The Abubilla Music Foundation came together to record a very special album for Singing Wells. Our goal was to record some of the most important ‘bridge’ artists in Kenya – a group of musicians who have built a connection between the music of their villages and modern music. They…