1 minute read June 1, 2012 Friday Music Break, N°12 I’m taking over the Friday music break this week. First up, the prolific Azonto producer E.L. surprises us this week with a 25 track debut album. He had so many….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read February 18, 2012 Necessary doses of pan-Africanism: Spoek Mathambo remixes Seun Kuti Take this necessary dose of pan-Africanism with your vitamins. K’Naan and Nas’s “Nothing to Lose” video qualifies. So does Spoek Mathambo remixing Seun Kuti. Kuti tours the US this summer and….. Read More 1 minute read February 17, 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….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read February 15, 2012 Queensbridge, Rexdale and Mogadishu Behind the scenes video of Nas and K’Naan on the set of the latter’s music video for “Nothing to Lose” in Toronto. The video premieres on Friday. * BTW, sometime….. Read More 1 minute read January 20, 2012 Friday Music Bonus Edition Let’s do a Friday Diaspora edition. There are some half-baked attempts at linking the videos in here. But don’t take them too seriously. French-Congolese Youssoupha on living in France in….. Read More 1 minute read January 13, 2012 Nas’s Angola Blues In “If I ruled the World,” Nas raps: “I’d open every cell in Attica send em to Africa.” Then in the 1998 Hype Williams feature film “Belly” (costar DMX), Nas’s….. Read More 1 minute read November 8, 2011 Good doses of pan-Africanism* Since it first came out last year I’ve had Nas and Damian Marley’s concept album “Distant Relatives” on repeat. There are some lapses on the album, but I really like….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.