1 minute read May 2, 2013 Tamani: A Day in Ouagadougou The documentary below, “Tamani”, is an hour long film by Nicolas Guibert and Sébastien Gouverneur, recorded in Burkina Faso back in 2008. Structured as if you are spending a day….. Read More 7 minutes read April 8, 2013 Wogdog Blues for Burkina Faso: An Interview with Art Melody Art Melody, the Burkina Faso-based gruff-voiced emcee who also completes the high-octane duo Waga3000, came to my attention through the group’s 2012 song entitled “Dal fo yikin bao”, which translates to….. Read More 2 minutes read February 22, 2013 Weekend Music Break, N°33 Let’s start with two club tracks. It’s Friday after all. Above is a collaboration between Boddhi Satva (from the Central African Republic) and Oumou Sangaré (from Mali) who together recorded….. Read More 2 minutes read January 29, 2013 Burkinabe Rapper Art Melody’s Playlist For Les Étalons (Afcon 2013 Playlist N°3) By Mamadou Konkobo (aka Art Melody): Later today we play against Zambia for a place in the quarterfinals of the African Cup of Nations. We are first in our group, we….. Read More 1 minute read January 18, 2013 Friday Bonus Music Break, N°30 Let’s start our weekly round-ups of new music videos this year with some bangers. Representing Congo this week, rapper (and professional dancer) Dinozord: above. Next up, there’s new music and….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read January 16, 2012 A Human Project Everybody wants in on Martin Luther King today. French electro-instrumental band United Fools with the help of Peuple de l’Herbe’s Sir Jean and Burkinabé artist Art Melody. Read More 1 minute read October 26, 2011 'My Africa is in the dark' Malian rapper Mokobe ripped into French perfumer Jean-Paul Guerlain’s comments about “hard working blacks” in his recent video, “Ca passe tout seul.” Now Burkinabé MC Art Melody takes on Nicolas….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.