AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Michael Kiwanuka

Friday, May 11th, 2012

Acoustic Guitar Break

We thought it would be nice to compile a Bonus Music Break centered on acoustic guitar music. First up is Toronto-based Ghanaian Kae Sun with “Lion on a Leash”:

Thursday, March 8th, 2012

The Africa is a Country guide to #SXSW

There’s a lot going on for music fans at SXSW 2012. Plenty of AIAC favorites will be there, and fans of UK Bass, Cumbia Rock, Panabaynian Dancehall, neo-Jazz&B-Hop, Dubstep, Moombahton, Dutch House/Bubbling, Southern Rap former jailbirds, Hyphy/Mobb Music, Norteño, Classic New York Rap,...

Friday, March 2nd, 2012

Friday Music Bonus Edition

Niagass comments on Senegal’s president Wade’s running for another term: We’ve been listening to Robert Glasper’s new album since it came out and we think you should too. He played ‘Always Shine’ with Lupe Fiasco and Bilal...

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Friday Music Bonus Edition

So drawn into the video (a plethora of faces, personalities and historic moments) Atlanta trio Algiers made for ‘Blood’, I forgot to pay attention to the lyrics the first time seeing it:

Monday, December 5th, 2011

Music Break. Michael Kiwanuka

Brit-Ugandan singer Michael Kiwanuka (featured here before), who sounds like James Taylor, performs two of his songs — ‘I’m Gettting Ready’ and ‘Tell Me A Tale’ — on the British TV show, “Later with Jools Holland”:

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Music Break / Michael Kiwanuka

Another Michael Kiwanuka tune.

Friday, May 20th, 2011

Music Break

I haven’t heard Michael Kiwanuka‘s debut EP yet, but this song is promising, to say the least.