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Welcome to The Weekly Spin; the newsletter that celebrates the vast and wonderful world of record collecting. Each week you will find a selection of discoveries, stories, records and features from within the global vinyl community.
BLACK HISTORY MONTH EDITION #2

RPM SPOTLIGHT: Afromuza


RPM Feature
DIGGR Spotlight: 60 seconds with Afromuza
 

South African born, Australian raised & now London based DJ, Producer & Songwriter Afromuza shares her connection to the records that are special to her with us...

 

 
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DISCOVER: 10 British Neo-Soul Records - The Last 30 Years
Ten records that explore the transatlantic trajectory of one of the UK’s most overlooked musical exports.

Featuring Soul II Soul, Estelle, Omar, Lynden David Hall, Des'ree, Mica Paris, Children Of Zeus & more

COMMUNITY: Black Junglist Alliance

The Black Junglist Alliance is a collective, and soon to be charitable foundation, that supports Black and non-Black POC in Jungle and Drum & Bass music
WATCH: The Birth Of Soul
Watch: Soul Deep: The Story Of Black Popular Music (BBC, 2005)
The story of how Soul music was forged from Rhythm & Blues and Gospel, and then went on to become the most successful sounds in the world.

Featuring Ray Charles, James Brown, Jerry Butler, Ruth Brown, Etta James, Fats Domino, Little Richard & more.
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READ: Queer, Black & Blue
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - the mother of Rock 'n' Roll
"Everyone from Jerry Lee Lewis to Aretha Franklin credit her musicianship as an important influence on them. “She influenced Elvis Presley, she influenced Johnny Cash, she influenced Little Richard"
Article by Erin White
LISTEN: Black Music Matters
Spotify Playlist by Topsify Deutschland featuring 11hrs worth of tracks of empowerement and pride for black history month,
On this day: 1978
Usher, singer, was born. (1998 UK No.1 single 'You Make Me Wanna', 1998 US No.1 single, 'Nice & Slow'.

His 2004 album Confessions sold over a million copies in the US in its first week of release, selling the greatest amount of records in one week for any R&B artist).  To date, his worldwide sales stand at 43 million albums and 75 million records overall, making him one of the best-selling music artists of all time
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