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Weekend Music Break No.71

Boima is on vacation this week, so the rest of us scanned the music pages. We can’t promise it will be as eclectic as Boima’s choices. But here we go…..

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Weekend Music Break No.70

The Weekend Music break is here! Check out a round up of tunes and visuals that caught our ears and eyes at Africa is a Country headquarters this week! Kicking things…..

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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…..

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Weekend Music Break 67

We kick off this weekend’s music break with an artist who has been away from the scene for a while: Cape Verdean rapper Vieira Nkosi. This week he uploaded a…..

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Weekend Music Break 66

10 new music videos from Tanzania, Senegal, South Africa, Cameroon, Mali, Congo, and Ghana. But first, Nigeria. Seun Kuti and Egypt 80 have a new record coming out next month……

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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,…..

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Songs for Mandela: Weekend Music Break 64

This post combines Steffan’s wonderful playlist of South African tunes of and for Nelson Mandela and the international playlist we published when we first heard news of the great man’s…..

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Weekend Music Break 63

We kick off our weekly installment of new music videos with OttawaParis-based Mélissa Laveaux riding the crunchy electronics with flair on her new offering, ‘Triggers’, in a video directed by…..

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Weekend Music Break 62

10 new music videos from Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Kenya, Mali, Burundi (via Belgium), South Africa and Nigeria (via the US and the UK) to get your weekend started. But first up,…..