6 minutes read March 19, 2015 Comedian Mpho “Popps” Modikoane: Spokesman of South Africa’s “Born frees” Watching audiences during stand up comedy shows is thrilling. Makes me feel like Amélie turning around in the movie house. There is something so participatory about the whole performance; like….. Read More 1 minute read November 23, 2012 Killing an African Warlord “Key & Peele” (the comedians Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele) are considered the next generation of top black comedians (that’s a link to The New York Times endorsement). Their sketch….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read March 7, 2012 Mike Epps’ got “Africa” jokes Remember Mikko’s post on African Jokes? Comedian Mike Epps, a few days before he threatened his daughter with violence, gets some cheap laughs at the expense of Nigerians on late night….. Read More 2 minutes read February 29, 2012 African jokes When I started watching Jump Off TV’s online UK video debates, I wasn’t quite sure what had hit me. I was left confused. I desperately wanted to disagree vocally with….. Read More 1 minute read February 15, 2012 Really FOKN Crazy The Ghanian Hip Hop pranksters FOKN Bois (who are deliberately setting out to prove that Ghanaian music is more than highlife, hiplife or azonto) are back with perhaps their craziest….. Read More 2 minutes read January 12, 2012 Trevor Noah and ‘the whole African American thing’ UPDATED: NBC’s “Late Night with Jay Leno” is hardly considered a cultural arbiter anymore (except for its baby boomer viewers and for the mostly white supporters of the Republican Party)….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read June 30, 2011 Tea Party in Somalia Comedians, making a “PSA (Public Service Announcement) aimed at Tea Party members in the United States, get some cheap laughs out of Somalia’s predicament. H/T: Texas in Africa Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.