'Maliba' the new EP of the Mali-born singer Fatoumata Diawara is a special release. It was created as part of the 'Mali Magic' heritage project highlighting the art and the tradition of the north African country. Following its release, we caught the singer on zoom to chat about the project and her role in the Malian music tradition and contemporary scene.
The Greek-Sudanese artist Marina Satti is driven to explore cultures and ways of exchange through her language: music. On her debut record "YENNA", she merges traditional Greek polyphony with influences from Turkey, the Balkans, and many more. We spoke to the artist to understand the deep tradition behind her songs and she curated our playlist with her favorite songs from her home country.
Watch out, world of altrnative pop! A fascinating new character is entering the scene - NBHAP author Liv Toerkell met the wonderful KUOKO to talk about her anticipated debut album. On top of it, we're shedding light on some of her great songs, including the single "Perfect Girl" which is now also streaming in our newcomer playlist.
Bia Ferreira uses music as resistance to the injustices, violence, and discrimination that BIPoC people and queer people face in Brazil. I meet the musician backstage at YAAM to talk about music as a tool for education. The multi-talented artist is known for emotive and political live shows touching the hearts and moving the feet of the audience.
With 'The New Normal' Primavera Festival is the first major festival to present a gender-equal line-up. This year, we're heading to Barcelona again. Here's our top five on this year's line up.
Following a year of reinvention and enterting a new chapter in her life, NBHAP editor Kai met the charismatic singer right before her Berlin show to talk about female strength, artist imagery and motherhood.
NBHAP author Louisa met up with Anna Calvi to discuss gender, queerness and her latest record 'Hunter' in a joyful get together.
It's been a while so we decided to catch up with beloved musician Alice Phoebe Lou once again to talk with her about her life as a young independent artist, a free spirit and the progress behind her long awaited new studio album.