Ugandan label East African Records has been releasing a whole catalogue of eclectic and fascinating musics from East Africa (more info from here )

SIRIKAWO (RETOUCH) is the latest tribute to Ugandan classics from That Malcolm Guy. Here Malcolm reworks a well-known Ugandan lullaby, turning the original message of peace into one of angry defiance. This darkside rap cypher in Luganda and English channels Hip Hop, Drill and distorted Metal.

Malcolm’s 2020 ENO MIC RETOUCH was widely playlisted on Spotify and Apple Music and his DIGI RETOUCH (produced by Slikback) was featured on Grand Theft Auto’s Cayo Perico Heist.

Guest rapper Denesi made a name for himself with 2020 hit TIP, alongside local stars Jon Blaq and Selecta Jef, scooping :


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Award winning journalist and boss of Louder Than War. In a 30 year music writing career, John was the first to write about bands such as Stone Roses and Nirvana and has several best selling music books to his name. He constantly tours the world with Goldblade and the Membranes playing gigs or doing spoken word and speaking at music conferences.


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