AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

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Wednesday, December 26th, 2012

The Top 10 Music Videos of 2012

2012 is rapidly coming to a close, which means it’s time to assemble some of our favorite music videos from the past year. Indeed it’s no easy task to construct a video in which the moving picture finds a harmonious companion in the sonic beat. Just as daunting can be choosing, among the hundreds of

Friday, November 23rd, 2012

Friday Bonus Music Break, N°26

We should start numbering these bonus music breaks. First up, above, from Kenya: the Large Gang, who claim to be “a lifestyle,” or at least more than a music group. Also from Nairobi (H/T “urban soul” blog...

Monday, February 14th, 2011

True Blood or Sushi

S: What does this say about contemporary white Afrikaans speaking music culture?

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

The Boerewors Curtain

The South Africans–more specifically Afrikaans speakers–will get the joke. Dripping with hipster irony, Jack Parow does the Afrikaans rap (?) ,”Jy dink jy’s cooler as ekke” (You think you’re cooler than I) for the web music series,...