1 minute read January 7, 2015 Hipsters Don’ t Dance’s Top 10 African/Caribbean Collaborations of 2014 2014 was a year when our musical worlds began to collide and we saw an increase in African artists working with artists from the Caribbean. This is a really big….. Read More 1 minute read November 7, 2014 The key figures in Colombia’s Picó sound system culture The sound system, or Picó culture of the Caribbean coast of Colombia is very close to my heart. Not only is there a strong relationship between it and the popular music of….. Read More 1 minute read September 26, 2014 Hipster’s Don’t Dance’s Top 5 World Carnival Tunes for September 2014 The second edition of the Hipster’s Don’t Dance monthly chart on Africa is a Country is here! Check it below, and be sure to visit the HDD blog regularly for all their great….. Read More 10 minutes read April 16, 2014 The Shifting, Sonic Geography of Cartagena, Colombia It had been three years since I’d visited Cartagena, and I was shocked by all the changes. They must have been bubbling under the surface the last time I came,….. 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 October 6, 2011 Maïmouna and African Urban France Friday night at Sutra Lounge in New York, Maimouna Coulibaly will be performing alongside myself and DJ King Solo for Africology’s Afrique Sessions. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read April 5, 2010 Trailer: "Distant Relatives" The new 5 minute trailer for the new Nas-Damian Marley collaboration, “Distant Relatives”–out next month–where they engage with the music of Africa. (I’ve blogged before about some of the leaked….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.