6 minutes read June 10, 2014 The State Of African Hip Hop In 2014 In 2014, African hip-hop has graduated from the bedroom and walked into the boardroom. It’s left its cape (baggy jeans) at the door and picked up a pair of tight-fitting….. Read More 1 minute read October 26, 2013 Weekend Music Break 58 Your weekly dose of 10 new music videos. First up, from Kenya, Muthoni The Drummer Queen’s ode to Nairobi: M.anifest, “Ghana man since 19 kojo-hoho”: Indocile is a hip-hop crew….. Read More 2 minutes read September 14, 2013 Weekend Music Break 54 Flex Boogie, featured on this song by producer/radio deejay The Prince, is a Pretoria-based hip-hop artist who was part of the pioneering hip-hop group Ba4za at one point. He has….. Read More 2 minutes read February 22, 2013 Weekend Music Break, N°33 Let’s start with two club tracks. It’s Friday after all. Above is a collaboration between Boddhi Satva (from the Central African Republic) and Oumou Sangaré (from Mali) who together recorded….. Read More 3 minutes read December 27, 2012 10 Albums You Might Have Missed This Year This list of 10 albums by African artists probably says more about my own musical preferences than it does about all those other “Best Albums of 2012” year-end lists floating….. Read More 1 minute read September 21, 2012 Friday Bonus #MusicBreak Yes, I’ve been listening to pop music a lot. You get work done and don’t have to think too much. First up above is Nairobi’s Camp Mulla and their generic….. Read More 1 minute read January 20, 2012 Friday Music Bonus Edition Let’s do a Friday Diaspora edition. There are some half-baked attempts at linking the videos in here. But don’t take them too seriously. French-Congolese Youssoupha on living in France in….. Read More ← Older posts ©Africa is a Country 2015 Africa is a Country Proudly powered by WordPress Theme: Stream.