Timi Sotire

KOKOROKO: “If we don’t play this music, then a piece of our culture is lost”

With their long-awaited debut album 'Could We Be More', the London eight-piece flex their improvisatory muscles over a record which honours and celebrates jazz, West African and Black British music

Raheaven: “There’s little Eritrean representation in UK music – I would like to be one of the first”

Clouds, cherubs and angels are such a central part of Rahel Yohannes’ aesthetic, it’s little surprise that her stage name harks back to the...

Ayra Starr: Nigerian teen leading her generation’s sonic revolution

Lagos-based Ayra Starr on bucking the trends in her home region and releasing her debut EP on Nigeria's iconic Mavin Records

Bree Runway – ‘2000AND4EVA’ review: bold, belligerent yet vulnerable debut from a versatile pop star-in-waiting

The London artist's expressive, genre-hopping mixtape manages not to descend into a sonic mishmash of experimentation

Enny’s ‘Peng Black Girls’ is a joyous celebration of individuality

Enny bigs up her South East London community on her celebratory new single

Jawsh 685: Banging siren-jams to celebrate one’s heritage and roots

Jawsh 685's message of celebrating his heritage on 'Savage Love' is one that people the world over can relate to

Bree Runway: Hackney hero mastering the art of the quarantine music video

The genre-bending star had big plans for the year scuppered – but with some ingenuity and a fierce DIY spirit, she's used lockdown to push her creativity into bold new places