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Friday, October 5th, 2012

When Solange filmed a music video in a Cape Town township

We had forgotten about American singer Solange Knowles until The Fader shared her new music video for ‘Losing You’ this week, calling it “a killer single.” The music video comes two weeks after another video by Swedish band Little Dragon surfaced on the web. Both videos were recorded in some of Cape Town’s townships. Where

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

What’s Kenya Got To Do With It?

That was our second question. Our first was, “What is this?” The answer to the latter is Music for RAIN (Replenish Africa Initiative), a Coca Cola-backed project described as the “music community’s response to the problem of...

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Flying Overseas

I am not cool like Theophelius London. I don’t wear nice, patterned shirts. Solange Knowles* doesn’t want to hang out with me. But sometimes I fly overseas. * Bonus fact: My 5-year old is cool: Solange is...