Tag: Italy

Diplo in the dock

Chief Boima was invited to OPEN ARTI in Milan recently to talk about art and politics and to DJ. In the video of the event (above), Boima is joined by fellow DJ, Venus X (profiled here in The New York Times). AIAC gets some shout-outs. A lot of things get referenced: music and race, how we listen to music, Shakira, cumbia, hard style, LMFAO, David Guerra, Rihanna, etcetera. But the elephant in the room is Diplo, the famous DJ and tastemaker.

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Funky Liberia

  Italy based, UK Funky influenced, electronic music purveyors Pepe Soup recently released the above…

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Malaika

Rare footage of Miriam Makeba performing her standard “Malaika” (a Kenyan love song in Swahili)…

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Afronline

The writer Ryszard Kapuscinski once remarked that “Africa is silently dying because nobody is listening…

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