JAMELODY - SUN SPLASH JAMAICAN FESTIVAL 05/2009
"Trinidad is just a place like anywhere else in the world, so apart from the big soca scene, we've also got hip hop artists and I came out of the R&B scene myself.
NATTY KING - SUN SPLASH JAMAICAN FESTIVAL 05/2009
"Because Marcus Garvey once said: "A wise prophet will come from the East!" and since I am from the east of Jamaica the people started calling me "The Man From East".
WARRIOR KING - SUN SPLASH JAMAICAN FESTIVAL 05/2009
"Ethiopia is the land where the Gods have to be.
CARROLL THOMPSON - PETROL 05/2009
"Well, it wasn't consciously so, but at that time there was a lot of great American music coming into the United Kingdom and lovers rock gave female singers, who weren't really ready to do roots and culture, a way to express themselves.
THE VICEROYS (WESLEY TINGLIN) - CABARET SAUVAGE 04/2009
"Well, what happened is that in those early days nothing much was happening for Viceroys, so we decided a name change would maybe give our music the boost we needed, resulting in us performing as The Interns for a while."
EARL 'CHINNA' SMITH - CABARET SAUVAGE 04/2009
"Yeah man, I'm glad to see I&I seed is finally starting to blossom.
KIDDUS I - CABARET SAUVAGE 04/2009
"I was recording 'Graduation In Zion' in Harry J studio back in 1976, when Jack Ruby brought in Ted Bafaloukos.
LINVAL THOMPSON - CABARET SAUVAGE 04/2009
"Well, it's all a vibes thing, you know.
PABLO MOSES - VK 04/2009
"Yes, I recorded the first song there, 'I Man A Grasshopper'.
ORCHESTRA BAOBAB (BARTHELEMY ATTISSO) - ZUIDERPERSHUIS 03/2009
Barthélemy Attisso: "In Orchestra Baobab we were fortunate enough to have musicians from different nationalities in our ranks. That mix created a sort of pan-Africanism in the band enabling us to explore the entire African cultural patrimony, something we're still exploring today."
TOUMAST - ZUIDERPERSHUIS 03/2009
"Yes, I was a soldier in the war for independence and to relax in the evenings, I started playing music.
CHEZIDEK - VOORUIT 03/2009
"Yeah man! Burro heard me voicing a song one day.
NORRISMAN - VOORUIT 03/2009
"That already started at a very tender age; I guess I must have been 11 or 12 years old.
FANTAN MOJAH - MINNEMEERS 02/2009
"No, because they don't want to promote it.
ZAREB - MINNEMEERS 02/2009
"Some friends of mine came up to me and told me the name Mr.
KOĈANI ORKESTAR - DE ROMA 01/2009
Djeladin your latest album was produced by Stéphane Karo and Vincent Kenis from Divano Production.
MERDAN TAPLAK - DE ROMA 01/2009
Merdan, you're getting quite successful as a deejay, but it's not quite yet your full-time occupation, right?
OUMOU SANGARE - LLOYD HOTEL AMSTERDAM 01/2009
"I've spent the past few years occupying myself with various other projects; I've opened a hotel in Bamako (the Wassulu hotel, red.
RICO RODRIGUEZ - LONDON 12/2008
"Well as a youngster growing up in the western part of Kingston I was what we called a little wily wily.
STEEL PULSE - VK 11/2008
"When we started out we didn't immediately find a name that suited our music.