AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Music Break / Stromae

Stromae seems determined to turn every song on his 2010 album Cheese into a hit. A video like the one above will no doubt help. I’ve always been surprised by articles digging for his ‘Rwandan roots’ (e.g. “in Africa, I am considered white”), for in Belgium we just know him as the dude from Alors

Saturday, January 18th, 2014

Weekend Music Break 65

There’s plenty to choose from what musicians have been releasing during the holidays. So here’s a first selection of ten new videos that we’ve found in our inbox. First up, a new release from Akwaaba: Joey le...

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

Top Music Videos of 2013

Ah, 2013 was good for the beautiful creature that is the music video. From big budget studio productions to creatively bootstrapped independent visuals, the year provided a bumper harvest. And with the magic of youtube channel subscriptions,...

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Weekend Music Break 52

Further left field than the “Million Miles” video for Tunde Adebimpe and his TV On The Radio band you won’t get them this week, but Myspace won’t let me embed it. Damn. No worries, here are ten...

Friday, December 3rd, 2010

Music Break

Earlier this year, Belgian-Rwandan singer Stromae spent several weeks at number one across various countries in Europe with “Alors On Danse.” I can see why. Below the jump, Stromae gets the Kanye West treatment. Happy Friday.