7 minutes read March 27, 2015 The Unexpected Popularity of Dire Straits in North African Tuareg Communities This post is the inauguration of a new partnership between Africa is a Country, and Afropop Worldwide. They recently ran a documentary called Accounting for Taste that explores unexpected musical influences of North American musical traditions on….. Read More 5 minutes read February 9, 2015 Teca #2: Latin America is a Country’s Suggestions for the Grammys Did you watch the Grammys? It doesn’t matter for our purposes, anyway, since the “Latin” categories were not shown on the TV broadcast. And, while the “important” awards were held….. Read More 1 minute read August 12, 2011 Independence August Since we’ll be on break for a minute (details tomorrow) when the following central African countries celebrate their independence days, let’s do a quick roundup for Central African Republic, Congo….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read February 11, 2011 'White Music for Black People'* It must be the weather. Something (“Everlasting Gobstopper,” released in 2008) from the brothers, Daniel and Danny Chavis, better known as Apollo Heights. * That’s the name of their 2007 LP….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read January 16, 2010 Blk Jks, Molalatladi The editing and cinematography for music videos by South African music acts keep on improving.. Take this new music video for the song “Molalatladi” by Johannesburg rockers, Blk Jks. Directed….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read December 11, 2009 MUSIC / VIDEO INTERVIEW WITH BLK JKS Short video interview by Afropop of Johannesburg rock group, BLK JKS (you know I like their music) about their new album, “After Robots.” (Interview was uploaded last month). Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read November 19, 2009 DR NO'S ETHIOPIUM This is good. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.