Articles tagged benga

16 Jun 2013 // 11:03 PM

Benga: Chapter II

While there's nothing wrong with an artist exploring new avenues and using diverse styles, it seems Benga is possibly being carried by the tide and not forging his own paths and directions.

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Magnetic Man: Magnetic Man

This collection of alternating dubstep and pop songs by the supergroup featuring Skream, Benga, and Artwork finally comes to America.

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Owiny Sigoma Band: Owiny Sigoma Band

Owiny Sigoma Band is less dazzling than albums that construct themselves around cresting horns, monumental voices and a series of climaxes and dramas. The charm of it lives in its corduroy texture.

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Benga: Diary of an Afro Warrior

Ho hum, another day at the office for dubstep's new golden boy. I would hit that blunt, but I think I'd just fall asleep.

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7 Oct 2007 // 11:00 PM

Extra Golden: Hera Ma Nono

When I heard about the struggle Extra Golden went through to get their first album done, I didn't seriously think they would make a second one.

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Kenge Kenge: Introducing… Kenge Kenge

In their explosiveness they're closer to David Fanshawe's field recordings of East African rural music, the hooting bung'o horn and so forth, than the tidier benga from Shirati Jazz.

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Truth and Other Restrictions: 'True Detective' - Episode 7 - "Black Maps and Motel Rooms"

// Channel Surfing

"Series creator Nic Pizzolatto constructs the entire season on a simple exchange: death seems to be the metaphysical wage of knowledge.

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