AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Hinda Talhaoui

Saturday, November 26th, 2011

Paris is a Continent, N°4

It’s the return of one of the best R&B artists in French. K-Reen is back with a new track called “Like Before” featuring rapper Youssoupha. Her album of  should be out in March 2012. And here’s a link to a clip of an acoustic version of the song:

Sunday, November 20th, 2011

Paris is a Continent, N°3

Number three in this series. On “Avec le sourire” (off his new album C’est Correct”–out November 14th) and over a sweet rhythm L’Algerino (you get his name) calls out far right French politician Marie le Pen. The...

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

Paris is a Continent, N°2

This is the second in my weekly series of popular music from my hometown.  Here’s a link to my first contribution: Paris, France. N°1. This week’s it’s the world of popular rap. Algiers-born, Montreal-raised Zaho is big in Paris...

Saturday, November 5th, 2011

Paris is a Continent, N°1

What do the masses listen to in Paris? I’ve promised to do an occasional round-up of what’s popular on the streets and on phones (and in car stereo systems) of the French capital. Here’s round one. It’s...