Weekend Music Break No.71

Credit: Okenyo Facebook

Boima is on vacation this week, so the rest of us scanned the music pages. We can’t promise it will be as eclectic as Boima’s choices. But here we go in short sentences. First up, the Kenyan-Australian singer Okenyo has a new video for her song “Just a Story.”

Fashawn, who sounds like Kanye West, loves his daughter:

De La Soul is working on a new album. While prepping, they just come up with new music, with special guest Nas. It just happens to them like that:

This is just a video of Youssoupha (son of Tabu Ley Rochereau) promoting his big concert in November in Paris:

Then there’s South African rapper Khuli Chana’s “Mahamba Yedwa/Mo Tsipe”:

Then there’s Kenyan singer Fena Gitu and her upbeat lyrics about her “African Jack Bauer” (no politics here):

Finally, The Kyle Shepherd Trio wants to fly without leaving the ground.

* Goodbye to John Shoes Moshoeu, Peter Makurube, Christopher Kindo and our friend Cristina Villeresi. We will always remember you.

Further Reading

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