2 minutes read October 6, 2013 Who hasn’t lip synced to Toto’s “Africa”? Latest: crew of oil supply ship off Equatorial Guinea coast At last count there were about 140,000 covers of the 1980s American rock band Toto’s song “Africa” on Youtube. And then there’s all the remixes or samples by more recognized….. Read More 1 minute read February 22, 2012 The Toto ‘Africa’ Meme, N°4: The Europe Edition I can’t lie, Europeans love Toto’s “Africa.” First up there’s the massive Slovenian a capella choir Perpetuum Jazzile (below) that has been viewed more than 12 million times (when I….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read February 8, 2012 The Toto ‘Africa’ Meme, N°3: Jason Derulo R&b crooner Jason Derulo mouths some inane lyrics–complete with the “ba bum ba eh ba bum ba eh eh ba bum ba eh” refrain and acting out the “rain down….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read February 1, 2012 Yes, Madlib and GZA sampled Toto ‘Africa’ Remember when we promised we’d start a weekly Toto “Africa” meme. On Wednesdays. Here’s the second installment: It’s Track no.2 off Madlib‘s “Medicine Show #13: Black Tapes.” It features GZA….. Read More 1 minute read December 15, 2011 Introducing the Toto 'Africa' Meme Watch out in the new year for our meme of covers of Toto’s “Africa.” We’ve been wanting to start this for a while. It’s bad music. The best deconstruction of….. Read More 0 minutes Less than a minute read April 28, 2010 Bad Music 80’s rock band Toto’s “Africa“–a staple of Apartheid radio–is a bad piece of music which you can’t help humming to when it comes on. And more recently it’s been revived….. Read More ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.