Friday, November 9th, 2012
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
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
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:”