AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

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Wednesday, February 26th, 2014

Azonto Soca in Your Area

It’s Carnival time again! Besides being one of my favorite annual excuses to party (although I usually partake in August, as I’m usually stuck in the northern cold at this time of year), it always gives me an excuse to catch up on the musical output of many of my favorite scenes from around the

Monday, April 16th, 2012

Interview: Director Frances Bodomo Talks About Her Film “Boneshaker” and African Globalization

“Boneshaker” — the latest film by Nuotama Frances Bodomo, a Ghanaian filmmaker based in New York City — follows a Ghanaian immigrant family taking a road trip to a Pentecostal church in Louisiana to cure their violent daughter. As the...

Friday, January 27th, 2012

The whole ‘Afrobeats’ thing

Two recent features in the mainstream British media turned out to be enough to spur some debate about the so-called "Rise of the Afrobeats" in the U.K. The Guardian interviewed DJ Abrantee (quoting Abrantee as him having...