The first track below is a message to Ghana’s Black Stars (they play Cape Verde in the first of Afcon 2013′s quarterfinal matches in about 9 hours) that there is no shortcut somewhere worth going to. Hard work will pay off. This should ginger them out of the locker room if the coach has eaten too much kenkey and is being dull.
Later tonight we’ll know whether Ghana made history A good way to stay pumped during Ghana’s quarterfinal match against Uruguay, is to keep Ghanaian musician Wanlov the Kubulor’s new mixtape called “Yellow Card: Stomach Direction,” featuring a roster of Ghanaian musicians, blasting over the voices of the sad English commentators (they seem to dominate) or […]
Word on a new documentary, “Stocktown Africa”: Stocktown Africa is a documentary portrait about the lively,creative and social contemporary culture blossoming in Africa’s big cities today. Stocktown Africa will bring you face to face with the new urban Africa, where fashion creators, mobile phone journalists, cultural entrepreneurs, music producers and guerilla filmmakers define what it […]
I have been listening to the live feed from the radio station set up for this annual music festival in Cape Town (from the people bringing you Chimurenga Magazine). Wanlov the Kubulor (above) is one of the musicians grazing the stage for the event. Sometimes I wish I lived in Cape Town and New York […]