Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

‘The Price of Gold’

From photographer Robin Hammond’s images of Zimbabweans working at small scale, illegal gold mines in neighboring Mozambique. The full set on his website, which also includes series on South Africa, the DRC, and the mentally ill in South Sudan. H/T Jonathan Faull

Saturday, April 16th, 2011

‘The Journey’

New track and video, above, for “O Caminho” (The Journey) by London-based rappers Mohammed Yahya (b. in Mozambique) and Fachadaz (b. in Portugal). The song is produced by Faith SFX. The lyrics, part English, part Portuguese (translation...

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

Moçambique Popular

Long before football blogging became commonplace and banal (think Dirty Tackle and The Spoiler), Davy Lane blogged about football. He started again before the 2010 World Cup which took him to South Africa and then post-World Cup...

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Music Break

The video for “Fairy Tale” by South African-based Mozambican band, 340ml. The video was shot in the Mozambican capital, Maputo.

Monday, November 8th, 2010

Model Media

Friday, March 19th, 2010

Madlib Samples Radio Freedom

I think I heard somewhere that in Madlib’s family had a South African struggle connection or general links to African liberation movements. In any case, it doesn’t really matter, as he is brilliant period. Play.

Saturday, January 16th, 2010

Mozambican Democracy

Elections in Southern Africa is usually one big party if you’re the ruling party and if you’re not in Zimbabwe. Take Mozambique, South Africa’s small neighbor to the northeast, where the rapper MC Roger sells record on...

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