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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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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09
MAY

Alexander Arefiev

Our second special guest is Alexander Arefiev, the Press-Attache for the Russian Embassy in the Republic of South Africa. Alex is a avid music-lover, and will be joining us for a #SpecialEdition to share specially selected songs and stories, because today is a Special Day: 09 May is The Day of Victory over Nazism!
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09
MAY

Best of The Best With Khaya Mahlangu

Celebrating Africa this Sunday on The World Show, it’s ‘Best of The Best’ with Khaya Mahlangu! Saxophonist, composer, arranger and band leader, Khaya’s career spans over 50 years. As a top-league session artist, he toured with Abdullah Ibrahim, Hugh Masekela and Miriam Makeba amongst others. Khaya has also released solo albums and we’ll be chatting about his latest project ‘Khaya Mahlangu & The Liberation Orchestra - Visions’
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02
MAY

Pops Mohamed And Dave Reynolds

Celebrating Africa This Sunday on The World Show we’ll be joined by two acclaimed South African multi-instrumentalists, Pops Mohamed and Dave Reynolds .They recently co-composed the score for the documentary ‘SanDance’ [an intimate portrait focussing on the dance of the Khoi San people]; and having won an award for the best soundtrack, they are now releasing the project as a full album - first heard on The World Show!
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25
APR

Kibrom Birhane

This Sunday on The World Show we crossover to Los Angeles to chat to Ethiopian-born musician Kibrom Birhane. At the age of eight, he started playing krar (a five or six-stringed traditional Ethiopian lyre), and he’s now predominantly recognised as a pianist, composer and collaborator. Kibrom is also a member of LA-based Ethio-Cali group, that has included Jazz luminaries Kamasi Washington, Dexter Story, Mark De-Clive Lowe and many others.
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18
APR

Sifiso Khanyile - Live Experience At The Soweto Theatre

Our special guest is the powerful vocalist and acclaimed composer and arranger, Sifiso Khanyile. His latest album ‘Live Experience’ reflects the ingenuity and power of his stage performances, and he’ll also be chatting about his musical journey & his yearly upcoming concert [of the same name], at the Soweto Theatre.
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04
APR

Best Of The Best - Sello "Chicco" Twala

A monthly feature with iconic African musicians! Our special guest is renowned SA musician and producer Chicco! He is best known for his signature sound that changed the course of SA dance music! Having produced hit songs since the ‘80s, he is also renowned for his hugely successful collaborations with Brenda Fassie, Yvonne Chaka Chaka and many others.
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