AFRICA IS A COUNTRY

Not the continent with 54 countries

Mixtape

Saturday, April 7th, 2012

Walking on water

From the Otelo Burning soundtrack (we still owe the soundtrack a review), here’s ‘Walk on Water’ by Reason. The film about a group of young South African surfers, set in 1989, comes with an official mixtape.

Saturday, January 21st, 2012

Mixtapes and Megaupload

I was going to post the link to Das Racist's latest offering, a funny, irreverent and poignant mixtape by Heems AKA Himanshi Suri, unofficial leader of the NYC rap group, but the FBI has just...

Thursday, January 12th, 2012

The Palm Wine Drinkard

Without a doubt, my favorite group of recent times has to be NYC outfit Das Racist. Dismissed by some as nothing more than stoner rap, to me they are a fresh new voice in hip hop. Two...

Tuesday, June 14th, 2011

The POWA Mixtape

Johannesburg-based Tumi of Tumi and The Volume has released a mixtape. It seems to be in support of People Opposed to Women Abuse and was inspired by the story of rape victim Akona Ndungane. Among those getting...