Zoes Ghana Kitchen at The BBE Store

We’re excited to announce that highly rated Brixton eatery Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen will be bringing a host of African delights to The Institute Of Light from March 6th onwards, making any visit to The BBE Store that much more satisfying.…

Ernesto Chahoud tells the story behind his compilation album ‘Taitu: Soul-fuelled Stompers from 1970s Ethiopia‘, titled after the historic hotel in which he stayed while digging for records in Addis Ababa. Ernesto Chahoud’s ‘Taitu’ is a collection of soul-fuelled stompers…

J Dilla – The Shining 7″ Box Set

Use discount code DILLAMONTH at checkout to get 25% off our 7″ box set of J Dilla‘s classic final album ‘The Shining‘. The album features stellar performances from Common, Busta Rhymes, D’Angelo, Black Thought and Pharoahe Monch, as well as…

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Read the fascinating story behind Ernesto Chahoud‘s ‘TAITU Soul-fuelled Stompers from 1970s Ethiopia‘, in the compiler’s own words. The album is released February 16th 2018 on BBE. “I was born on May 1981 in west Beirut, five years after the…

To celebrate the release of new 12″ Manchild (In The Promised Land), House pioneer and spoken word artist Lono Brazil has created this special mix as a homage to his friend and collaborator Ron Trent. Preview / order the 12″…

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The Chicago Reader‘s Leor Galil sat down with Mark Grusane to talk records, culture and dive deep into his new album project ‘The Real Sound Of Mark Grusane‘, out now on vinyl, CD and digital formats. “Even within the city’s…

The Dazzle Drums Dub version of Ron Trent and Lono Brazil’s stunning new 12″ ‘Manchild (In The Promised Land) is featured on Sumsuch‘s latest Colour and Pitch podcast, alongside some of the finest new deep house sounds around. The show…

Big thanks to The Vinyl Factory for filming their recent visit to the BBE Music Store – East London’s newest jazz, funk and soul hideaway. Over twenty years in the business, BBE have made ‘Barely Breaking Even’ into something of…

HughMasekela

We are so sad to announce that our friend and label artist Hugh Masekela passed away peacefully last night in his hometown of Johannesburg, following a long battle with cancer. Our thoughts are with his many friends and family at…