Robin Denselow

Robin Denselow

Robin Denselow

 

Cross-continental jams

Robin Denselow

Fela Kuti will be "dancing in his grave". That's what his son, Femi, says. The reason? A special concert outside Femi's own Afrika Shrine this month.

Me and my X-men

Robin Denselow

When he's not taking calls from Mandela and Tutu, or keeping an eye on Womad, Peter Gabriel still loves a good groove.

Ethiopia, France, the world

Robin Denselow

War cries and traditional music fused with American funk, R&B and jazz to fuel a 1960s golden age in Ethiopian music. Robin Denselow reports on a riotous revival.

Reality rap

Robin Denselow

While the likes of 50 Cent spin gangsta fantasies, rapper K'Naan has the brutal realities of life in war-torn Mogadishu to draw on. Robin Denselow meets Somalia's hip-hop traveller