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Weekend Music Break No.79

An abbreviated music break for the weekend of July 4th, 2015: Joey B and the Akwaaba Sound System do an impressive live interpretation of his international hit “Tonga”; Blitz the…..

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Africa is a Radio: Season 2, Episode 5

Discussion on this episode of Africa is a Radio features a report back from Sean Jacobs on his recent trip home to Cape Town, a discussion on Kagame’s Rwanda and…..

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Weekend Music Break No.78

South Carolina and the island that Haitians and Dominicans share is on our minds this weekend, so your music break reflects that. The Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters kick us off with…..

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Buika is the best

Earlier this week I was at the launch of a friend’s excellent book about music piracy. The book goes into the nitty-gritty of how the MP3 file was first developed, through a…..

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Hillbrow invasion with @YoungstaCPT

Cape Town-based wordsmith Youngsta’s been in Johannesburg for a few weeks, here on a mission to build bridges and shake a few industry players’ hands, all the while invading the city with his brand…..