Get your music played on 99FM

Have you heard? We’re looking for new Namibian music to line up on our airwaves!  That’s right, 99FM is looking for fresh, new sounds from Namibian musicians to add to our official playlist.  The Namibian storytelling brand that celebrates all things Afrocentric, 99FM is a welcome antidote to negative energy. 99FM looks at everything that is going right in Namibia, …

Yvonne Chaka Chaka – Beyond the music

We can never talk about legendary musicians, trailblazing stars and memorable musicians without mentioning Yvonne Chaka Chaka. The South African singer-songwriter has been a fierce and prominent feature on the African music scene, churning out hit after hit for at least three decades.  Over the years, she’s gone from being a singer and branched out to becoming an entrepreneur, humanitarian …

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Sally Boss Madam

On this throw edition of ‘The Tribe’, we take a moment to sit down with 2018 NAMAs Female Artist of The Year Sally Boss Madam. We talk about her last album ‘My Black’ which is still ruling airwaves and dance floors across Namibia as well as her NAMAs experience.  How was it like working on your album ‘My Black’? To …

#TheTribeExclusive Featuring Tapz Munya

Multitalented Tapz Munya who hails from Zimbabwe, is an ethnomusicologist who was inspired to tap into the authentic African elements of music for his solo debut. He talks unity through music, representing Namibia beyond borders and his journey as a Afropolitan performer whose music knows no borders. Tell us about ethnomusicology, what exactly is that? Ethnomusicology is the study of …

The Tribe: Brain The Tool-The Man, The Music, The Mind

You may know him as ‘the Black Asian’, Mathew Ishitile or Brain The Tool. These are the many faces of this multi-talented creative who now focuses his skills on the various roles he now occupies within the Namibian media and entertainment scene. Describing his ‘The Black Asian’ alter ego as a quiet, graceful warrior who dwells in the mountains, Brain …

Kasi Vibes Vol.4

A Quarterly Exhibition Festival For Start ups/SMEs Lace-up your All-Stars, Vans, and Tommy’s, all sneakers are heading to Kasi Vibes, Vol 4. Ekse ouens, it finna get lit. Kasi: A name used to refer to the township, also known as “the location” or “the hood”. Vibes: A feeling, and/or an atmosphere Kasi Vibe is an urban, raw, authentic, artistic spirit …

The Movement in the Song

Always reinventing as a way to ensure that the up and coming vocal talent of Namibia gets exposure to the stage, Song Night is back with their first event for 2018, titled the Love Movement. An ever-supportive space for undiscovered artists, Song Night this year boasts new artists, a new venue and a new Master of Ceremonies along with the …

The Benefit of the Melody

Music has been attributed with healing powers since ancient times, with even Hippocrates, considered the founder of medicine, having been known to use music as part of his treatment plan for patients. Today, science has backed up the belief in the healing properties of song and confirmed melodies psychological and physiological effects, with reputable institutions such as Harvard Medical School …

Nature of Light and Dark in Music and Film

Two acclaimed Namibian artists, a Musician and a Filmmaker, have collaborated on a project described as raw, innovative, unique and guided by intuition. The two are, Steffen List, the Namibian singer and songwriter, also known as Tonetic and Lila Swanepoel the Namibian Film Director who has worked on major international film productions, of Lila Productions. The project is the music …

The Tribe feat. J-Black

This week on the show – HipHop takes a stand. 2017 seems to be the year where all our favorite things make a come back – from chokers, to the Tamagotchi and in the Land of the Brave – it’s Hip Hop in all its glory. From Jericho winning the Best HipHop category at the NAMAs 2017 to more and …