Friday, July 8th, 2011
Belated. First for the Comores, here’s Rikaef. They live in France (big Comores diaspora) and they’re like four mini Lil’ Waynes:
Wednesday, May 25th, 2011
The Very Best–a collaboration of Esau Mwamwaya and Radioclit–has a new mixtape. It came out a few weeks ago. It is still good for Africa Day. Download it here.
Monday, September 20th, 2010
Longtime readers of AIAC know that we love The Very Best, whose music, at least according to the MySpace, apparently falls under the categories “Melodramatic Popular Song / Showtunes / Tropical.” Right. Whatever you want to call...
Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010
Thursday, May 6th, 2010
A bit late on this but Pitchfork.tv recently unveiled their latest series, Selector, in which they offer a rapper two different beats, one of which the rapper picks as a backing track for a freestyle....
Tuesday, January 26th, 2010
One of the catchier tunes from 2009 featuring Ezra Koenig (of Vampire Weekend) and Esau Mwamwaya. Now the video’s out. HT: Jen Mazer
Friday, November 27th, 2009
Since it is Friday, I might as well put up a few music videos. First up is the Kano remix of The Very Best’s “Julia” (remember earlier this year’s excellent “The Warm Heart of Africa” album?):
Saturday, November 7th, 2009
The young Malawian crooner (he’s the center of the “Warm Heart of Africa” project) on a remix of the album’s title track.