12 minutes read January 17, 2013 ‘Landing on A Hundred’: An Interview with Cody ChesnuTT The Yoruba have a word–tutu–for cool. Robert Farris Thompson describes it in his book Flash of the Spirit: “As we become noble, fully realizing the spark of creative goodness God….. Read More 3 minutes read October 12, 2012 “To Bring the Beat Home”: Soul Power in Kinshasa The opening scene: Soul Brother No. 1 dressed in a skin tight matador-cum-gimp suit, drop-kicking the mic, screeching, roaring, galvanising a Congolese crowd into pure hysteria, while chanting ‘I’m black….. Read More 1 minute read December 6, 2010 Music Break This is not really a music video I know, but it’s worth your time. Trust me. Artist Hanifah Walidah interviews New York City-based director Patricia McGregor and musician, Greg Tate about….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read May 19, 2010 Fresh hiphop funk from Cameroon Via Mustafa Maluka Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read December 30, 2009 DANCE LESSONS Great piece of video footage of James Brown (circa 1970s) showing off his dance moves. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.