A selection of searing and uplifting highlights from the jazz imprint responsible for gems from Abdullah Ibrahim, Sathima Bea Benjamin and more.
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Zaid Mudhaffer remembers one of soul music’s greatest voices.
Our resident cratedigger takes a trip to Hungary.
The R&B singer’s provocative video has set off a conversation about exploitation and misogyny in the music industry. Melissa Bradshaw explains why.
The Italian Studio 54 was not only one of the most glamorous clubs of the ’70s, it was also one of the most musically adventurous.
We track down the man who helped school the legendary disco producer in his early days.
Two exciting young producers – one from Detroit, one from London – talk about their creative process.
This Brazilian arranger can count Madlib and MF Doom as fans. So why did it take so long for him to gain wider recognition? Zaid Mudhaffer explains.
The birth of the original trap music – as told by the hip hop producer who invented it.
Dunn Johnson went to build a guitar and came back with a whole lot more than he expected.
Meet the new generation of R&B talent that Solange Knowles has collected on her label’s first compilation.
David Katz remembers the mercurial and majestic Skatalites member who helped lay the foundation for reggae and dancehall.
The versatile producer talks about his outstanding Ninja Tune album.
The Swedish producer talks Sam Cooke and how his new album could be the soundtrack to a strange carnival in Northern Sweden.
The Brooklyn producer details the incredible creative process of the Jamaican singer.
Phillip Mlynar revisits the ’90s hip hop style, and finds its origins run far deeper into the genre’s history than he first realized.
Garth Cartwright explores the world of Shutka Roma Rap, a Macedonian group that blends the sounds of gypsy wedding bands and hip hop.
The legendary bassist gets put in the hot seat by the Godfather of Soul.
The Portuguese DJ and producer picks some of his inspirations from the RBMA Radio archive.
Over the course of the next few months, we’ll be celebrating the past 15 years of Red Bull Music Academy.