1 minute read February 26, 2013 The Music of Bell Atlas One of my current favorite bands–haven’t seen them play live yet; they’re out West–is Bell Atlas. That the lead singer Sandra Lawson is a distant relative of late Nigerian legend….. Read More 1 minute read May 10, 2012 Africanos Latinos Latin America and the Caribbean haven’t gotten enough attention on this site. We’re going to intentionally rectify that, and I’m excited to start by sharing this video from sometimes collaborators of….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read February 10, 2011 'You know where Egypt is on a map?' The “internet stand-up comedian” Kassem G talks to beach goers in Venice Beach, California, about what’s going in Egypt. Some sample responses: “The one with the Cairo river and the….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read January 27, 2010 Surfing Liberia Great travel piece–apart from the Robinson Crusoe reference in the sidebar–by Helene Cooper, a New York Times reporter who grew up in Liberia. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read September 15, 2009 MUSIC BREAK: 'DAEDELUS Underground LA classic by Pigeon John and Busdriver. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.