Stevie Wonder at Festac '77

Festac ’77 was a festival of Black musical excellence in Nigeria which took 12 years of planning and over $1bn in costs (in today’s money). But Stevie Wonder stole the show.

Hip Hop

SNEAK PEAK: Amerigo Gazaway's New Common x Stevie Wonder Project

Mashup maestro Amerigo Gazaway previews his latest project, melding the raps of Common and iconic music of Stevie Wonder. This is A Common Wonder. Fela Soul. Yasiin Gaye. Bizarre Tribe: A Quest to The Pharcyde. The Trill Is Gone. There’s no debating Amerigo Gazaway’s emphatic talent when it comes to combining artists of different eras …



We interviewed hip hop duo Latyrx. A sixteen year gap between albums isn’t that common within the realms of hip hop but for Latyrx, the timing was perfect to drop their sophomore offering, The Second Album. We caught up with Lateef and discussed what the reasons for the “hiatus” and what we should expect from …

Funk R&B Soul

Happy 40th Birthday, Stevie Wonder's Innervisions!

Stevie Wonder’s Innervisions was 40 years old on Saturday. Stevie Wonder’s classic period, from Music of My Mind in 1972 to the seminal Songs in the Key of Life in 1976, is defining not only to his career but music as a whole. To produce five albums in four years in such astounding quality is …


Happy Birthday, Stevie Wonder!

Stevie Wonder, the legendary funk and soul musician, is 63 today. A trailblazer from the moment he joined Motown, Stevie Wonder’s career has spanned six decades and seen his work inspire some of the greatest musicians we have ever known (including a certain Michael Jackson, whom he wrote for and duetted with on a few …