Posts Tagged ‘Society HAE’

Fela and Ginger Baker

It’s a Felabration, Bitches: An Audio-Documentary

Last year, for Black History Month, I profiled Black American celebrities who traced their African ancestry. This year, still taking it back to Africa, but this time with some great music.  I found a mix, by Nigerian Producer Teck Zilla. Teck Zilla, based in Montreal, teamed up with Society HAE to produce an audio-documentary of […]

Afrika 21 The Mixtape vol. 4 SXSW Edition

Afrika 21 The Mixtape Volume 4 – SXSW Edition

The new Afrika 21 Mixtape is out! Created by the global arts an culture platform Society HAE and produced by DJ Frei of the Ahficianados, this volume is the round up of the performers of the All Africa Showcase at the arts, music, and interactive festival SXSW 2012.

Bez Idakula

Alternative Nigerian Soul – Music Spotlight on Bez

I first heard of Bez on the Afrika 21 Mixtape series. Drawn to the message of high aspirations on the remix track “Super Sun” it quickly became one of my favorite tracks on the mixtape. On his album, “Super Sun,” released July 2011, Bez strums his guitar and plays with sounds of R&B, hip hop, […]

Afrika 21 The Mixtape Vol. 3

Society HAE returns with the third installment of Afrika 21 The Mixtape. This time they come with South Africa’s very own electronic artist Spoek Mathambo. Afrika 21 aims to highlight the African Renaissance by introducing creative thinkers from the continent. Click below to hear the new sound of Africa! AFRIKA21 The Mixtape vol. 3 by […]

Africa 21 The Mixtape Vol. 2

Society HAE does it again with volume 2 of the Africa 21 mixtape. Produced by DJ Frei of the Ahficianados, the second volume of mixtape continues to highlight the emerging sound coming from the continent. Tracks by Blitz the Ambassador (Ghana), Jean Grae (South Africa), K’naan (Somalia), and Bez (Nigeria) are included. Download the mixtape […]

Akon in Beijing

Thanks to being a writer for Society HAE, I was able to attend Akon’s concert on November 4th here in Beijing at the MasterCard Arena (formerly the Wukesong Arena if you were wondering). The concert proved to be energetic, with Akon even proving his music prowess on African percussions. See below a short clip of […]

The Afrika 21 Mixtape

Afrika 21 is a project by lifestyle and culture blog Society HAE which spotlights emerging artists from the African continent in the realms of fashion, music, art, and all things creative. The Afrika 21 Mixtape is produced by Frei of the Ahficiandos and features 21 African pop and hip-hop artists such as Mister Rae (Nigeria), […]

Spotlight: DJ Pete Rock in Beijing

I had an opportunity to interview hip-hop DJ/producer Pete Rock during his first visit to China for culture blog Society HAE. Photo credit: Jasmin Stemmler