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Nakhane (ZA)

- Mzansi Pride
Nakhane released his sophomore album, “You Will Not Die”, earlier this year. The artist has been openly gay since his twenties, and uses music to relay his experiences. He […] More >

Moonchild Sanelly (ZA)

- Mzansi Pride
Moonchild Sanelly was born in Port Elizabeth, but she soon gravitated towards the Johannesburg music scene. She comes from a musical family – her brother is a hip hop […] More >

Jozi Nights (SE/NO/BO/ZA)

- Mzansi Pride
The Jozi Nights (“Jozi” is an abbreviation of Johannesburg) club concept started with two Scandinavian/Southern African friends, Beryl Diane and Primrose Blohm. The shared a love for the village […] More >

Gaye Su Akyol (TR)

Tradition and modernity from a unique Turkish voice
This year at Oslo World, one of the foremost names in the alternative turkish music scene, Gaye Su Akyol, will play in Norway for the very first time. In […] More >

Fatoumata Diawara (Mali)

A subtle revolution
Fatoumata Diawara is one of the foremost artists from the flourishing West African music scene. When she visited Oslo World in 2012, she set fire to the festival. Since […] More >

MINA (EC)

Futuristic tribal beats
The future is female! When MINA – a 24-year-old rapper based in Quito – spits her fiery verses, she’s thus not only acting on her own behalf. The frustrations […] More >