Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

I Believe You Can Fly, Africa

Guess who’s back, pinch-hitting for the Africans? R. Kelly! If you liked his contribution to the 2010 World Cup, “Sign of a Victory,” (and who didn’t!?), then you’ll likely enjoy “Hands Across the World,” the track he wrote and produced for new African “supergroup,” One8. And what a group it is: featuring JK (Zambia), 2Face

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Africa Makes Some Noise

Last night, BBC Radio One premiered an hour-long documentary on the story of modern “African” music, hosted by UK-based Kenyan DJ Edu (whose weekly show, Destination Africa on Radio 1Xtra, I’ve been listening to for...