9 minutes read July 24, 2015 What is “Champeta Urbana”? An Interview with Kevin Flórez Kevin Flórez is a star of an up-and-coming Colombian genre dubbed as “champeta urbana.” Champeta, without the “urbana,” is one of the most traditional rhythms of his native Cartagena. It was there were….. Read More 4 minutes read July 7, 2015 Shake the Dust: How Break Dancing Unites the World Shake the Dust is a documentary film directed by journalist Adam Sjöberg, and produced by American rapper and producer Nasir “Nas” Jones. The movie is a showcase of the break….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read June 25, 2015 Loit Sols & Churchil Naude, live from Coffebeans Routes in Cape Town! Here it is, your live stream of “If you can’t see me, are you really there?” concert series from Coffeebeans Routes headquarters in Cape Town. Select the audio or video stream below to….. Read More 1 minute read June 17, 2015 Remembered Futures Yesterday South Africa celebrated Youth Day in commemoration of the 1976 Soweto Uprising, a massive student protest against the apartheid government which ended in the killing of hundreds and after….. Read More 1 minute read June 6, 2015 Africa is a Radio: Season 2, Episode 4 Africa is a Radio has a Football (is a Country) focus this week. Things have been moving so fast in FIFA’s controversial world that this show is a bit behind on….. Read More 2 minutes read June 2, 2015 The Afro-Anarchist’s Guide to Kendrick Lamar’s ‘To Pimp a Butterfly’ You’ve recently resigned yourself to the fact that at a certain point in a rapper’s career, usually when he/she is already steering the yacht of mainstream success after having surmounted….. Read More 1 minute read June 1, 2015 Africa is a Country teams up with Coffebeans Routes to present a Cape Town concert series. This month we will be kicking off a special partnership with Coffeebeans Routes to bring you a concert live from Cape Town on the last Thursday of every month. This concert….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.