The World Show With Nicky B

KAYA 959  |  Podcast , ±38 min episodes every 1 week  | 
The World Show is informative, expansive, and largely pan-African. This is a musical journey that bridges generations and genres, travelling across continents and timelines, with in-depth interviews and features. ‘The World Show’ is a four-hour global journey through sound – featuring the freshest tracks from home and afar.

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25
JUL

Mandisi Dyantyis

This Sunday on The World Show we’ll be crossing to Cape Town to chat to the vocalist, trumpeteer and musical director, Mandisi Dyantyis.

Recognized for his versatility in Jazz, Western Classical and African indigenous music, Mandisi is much loved as an evocative storyteller with a velvety voice! We’ll be exploring his journey in music and his absolutely beautiful debut album ‘Somandla’.
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18
JUL

Joan Armatrading

Today The World Show with NickyB, Our special guest is the internationally acclaimed musical legend, the singer and songwriter Joan Armatrading. Known for her poignant lyrics and and eclectic music styles, Joan has released 20 studio albums and countless timeless hits....all without ever compromising her musical integrity!
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11
JUL

Sereetsi

This Sunday on The World Show we’ll be crossing to Botswana to chat to much-loved singer, songwriter and producer, Tomeletso Sereetsi.
Best known for his work as the group, Sereetsi & The Natives, he’ll be joining us to celebrate his brand new 3rd release ‘I Am Afrika’.
Featuring collaborations with some of the most exciting singer-songwriters and instrumentalists from across Botswana and the world, including SA’s Bokani Dyer and Berita, “I Am Afrika” was produced during lockdown - its a rich offering which brings “Africans and humanity together to celebrate and embrace our rich diversity of musics, languages and cultures”.
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04
JUL

Angélique Kidjo

#BestOfTheBest featuring four-time GRAMMY winner, the Beninese-born superstar, Angélique Kidjo with her brand new album ‘Mother Nature’, Angelique connects with the new generation of African musicians ( including Burna Boy Yemi Alade Sampa The Great Mr Eazi and others).
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27
JUN

Selaelo Selota

This Sunday on The World Show it’s Best of The Best with the award-winning jazz musician and master-guitarist, Selaelo Selota. We’ll be chatting about Selaelo’s musical journey for the past two decades and celebrating his latest album '8 Colours of the Rainbow’ - an ongoing legacy project, which he hopes will help to bring people together around the issues and challenges that we need to face and deal with in South Africa today.
Kaya FM
20
JUN

Concerts SA

We are looking behind the scenes, at the work of Concerts SA - an entity that has supported live music across the southern African region since 2013. And last year, in response to the pandemic and the impact of lockdown on musicians livelihoods, Concerts SA initiated the Digital Mobility Fund ‘Streaming Hope to Musicians Once Again’!
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13
JUN

Simmy

Our featured guest artist is Simphiwe Nhlangulela better known by her stage name Simmy with the voice of an angel, this KZN-born, young singer-songwriter is loved for her electro-folk, neo-soul, and experimental dance sounds. We’ll be chatting about her rapidly rising solo career and her dynamic collaborations.
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06
JUN

Mzee - Rise

Today on The World Show with NickyB Kaya 959 we’ll be joined by the multi-talented MZEE - record label owner, songwriter, producer, award-winning journalist, and author of bestselling book, #NothingLeftToSteal. Now, with his brand new release ‘Rise’ he affirms his power as a producer, as he further explores African collaborations
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06
JUN

Tribute To Mabi Gabriel Thobejane

We pay tribute to our ascended musical hero Mabi Gabriel Thobejane
Master percussionist with a huge heart and infectious charm, Mabi made his mark in the ’70’s working with his uncle Dr Philip Tabane’s ‘Malombo Jazzmen’, and in the ’80’s with legendary group ‘Sakhile’ [along with Sipho Gumede, Khaya Mahlangu, Ményatšô Mathôlê ]
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30
MAY

Reeperbahn Festival And Pan-Africa Digital Showcase

It’s about the value, importance, significance and presence of music from Africa on international platforms. We’ll be speaking to Alex Shulz [CEO of Germany’s Reeperbahn Festival] and Evelyn Sieber [Head of Showcase program] about this year’s Pan African Participation. We’ll also be joined by some of the exciting African artists performing as part of the Pan-Africa digital showcase event, from 31 May to 3 June: Yugen Blakrok [SA] with her futurist melodies and ‘the Ndebele Rap Queen’ AWA KHIWE [Zimbabwe] two of our region’s most innovative hip-hop artists
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23
MAY

BLK JKS

Today our special guests are guitarist Mpumelelo Mcata and bassist Molefi Makananise - two of the core members of BLK JKS
Undoubtedly one of SA’s most edgy and eclectic groups, they released their debut ‘After Robots’ in 2009, following with a string of EPs and singles... and now, this week sees the release of their long-awaited sophomore album, ‘Abantu - Before Humans’.
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16
MAY

Sun-El Musician - To the World & Beyond

#CelebratingAfrica, Sun-El Musician is a multi-award winning DJ, songwriter and producer. Having made his mark in 2016 with his hit single ‘Akanamali’, Sun-El released his first album ‘Africa to the World’ in 2018. Now, with his much anticipated follow-up, ’To the World & Beyond’, he focuses on “telling a story of healing and hope through dance music".
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