Geo-branding is a serious thing. It is particularly serious when people from other geographic areas decide to brand your geographical area and the people in it, the way they see fit and the way that fits their purposes. No other country, region or continent, I’d argue, suffers from other peoples’ nonsense as much as the […]
Remember Aurelio Martinez’s 2004 album Garifuna Soul? The above song, ‘Wamada’, is taken from Laru Beya, his new star-studded album – members of Super Etoile de Dakar and Orchestra Baobab, amongst many others, make a guest-appearance. Aurelio turns this song (featuring Youssou N’Dour) into a beautiful homage to Andy Palacio.