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Friday, July 27th, 2012

Summer List: Paris is a Continent

What’s good in Paris this summer? Its airwaves of course. Featuring Kamelanc’ (born in Oujda, Morocco) and Atheena (representing Senegal) for example, with ‘Pas besoin’:

Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Paris is a Continent N°11

Sage poet Zoxea & Busta Flex battle it out in ‘C’est nous les reustas’: Youssoupha (a name you must be familiar with by now), Indila and Skalpovich Dreamin’:

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

Paris is a Continent N°10

Less than two months before France’s presidential elections, this ‘Letter to the Republic’ couldn’t come more timely. And it blew up accordingly. Kery James has some thoughts on France’s history of racism, colonisation, and the African diaspora....

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012

Paris is a Continent N°9

Watching French incumbent president Nicolas Sarkozy’s speech in Marseille Sunday night (his second speech since announcing he’s seeking a second term last week), I was hoping for a reference to how the financial crisis — the millstone...

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012

Music Break. Corneille and La Fouine

Crooner Corneille (born in Germany, raised in Rwanda and now a Canadian citizen) performs two of his songs with the help of rapper La Fouine (French of Moroccan descent)–we’ve featured them here before separately–live on French radio...

Monday, January 30th, 2012

Paris is a Continent N°8

Loads of Paris suburbs gets shouted out in this song by a cast of the city's rappers.

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