3 minutes read June 19, 2012 The Very Best’s “Kondaine” and Village Beat’s advocacy The musical group, The Very Best is a tandem between Malawian singer Esau Mwamwaya and London based producer Johan Hugo. Both met and live in London. AIAC has dedicated several….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read September 18, 2009 "THE VERY BEST WARM HEART OF AFRICA" M.I.A.’s “Rain Dance” from the album, above. [Via Steve; welcome Gemma] Read More 1 minute read April 11, 2015 Weekend Music Break No.69 A general round-up of tunes that caught our ear this week at Africa is a Country, in no particular order. Martinique-born Jazz composer and pianist, Chassol returns home to film….. Read More 14 minutes read October 16, 2012 Africa is a Jockey I want to share the story of an African Jockey, Sean Levey (in the photo above), but a blush biographical blurb about a rising star from Swaziland, particularly when his….. Read More 4 minutes read July 31, 2012 Winter List: Festivals in Southern Africa While some in the virtual AIAC office have been putting together their summer lists, I thought I’d keep it real and put up a winter list. (Yes, it’s winter here….. Read More 1 minute read April 29, 2012 Sunday Bonus Music Break, N°8 Since Friday’s Special was reserved to Sierra Leone — and for archival purposes — here’s your Sunday Bonus. First up, above, from the same label that brought us Baloji, Konono….. Read More 2 minutes read March 12, 2012 Now Soulja Boy takes on Joseph Kony It has come to this. Musicians, especially rappers, had to wade in. Like everyone else who is now an expert on Uganda, they were quick to declare themselves on board….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.