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Friday, November 9th, 2012

Friday Music Break, N°24

Hello! Boima here, and I’m back helping out with the Friday music break. A Haitian Rara (not Ornette Coleman) sampling rap/poem by Hyperdub affiliate The Spaceape got me excited this week, so that’s my lead off pick — above! Not only do the U.S. and China have political happenings this month, but Sierra Leoneans go

Tuesday, June 8th, 2010

Africa Makes Some Noise

Last night, BBC Radio One premiered an hour-long documentary on the story of modern “African” music, hosted by UK-based Kenyan DJ Edu (whose weekly show, Destination Africa on Radio 1Xtra, I’ve been listening to for...

Tuesday, August 18th, 2009

AFRICA’S HOTTEST HIP HOP EMCEES

Copying MTV, but a lot more low-key, Africanhiphop.com went and ask “the authority of African street music,” Dj Edu of BBC 1xtra, about his list of the “Top 10 Hottest African MCs:”