Today, is the last official day of summer in our Northern Hemisphere headquarters of New York. So, let’s mark the passing of the earthly seasons by revisiting our Africa is a Radio live broadcast from The Lot Radio in Brooklyn this past June.

Africa is a Country contributor, New York city resident, social media guru, and Zimbabwe specialist Shona Kambarami was our very special and enthusiastic guest. Listen back, and check the track list below.

  1. Rihanna – Work (DJ Bboy Afrobeats Remix)
  2. J Hus – Lean and Bop
  3. P2J Music – T.O.T.T  ft Moelogo
  4. Wizkid – Ojuelegba (Uproot Andy Remix)
  5. Booba – Validee feat. Benash
  6. Sali Sabibe – Wale Gnouma Don
  7. Jojo Abot – Stop the Violence
  8. Al Sarah – Soukura (Boddhi Satva Ancenstral Soul Remix)
  9. Indigenes – Da Hoti (Osunlade Yoruba Soul Mix)
  10. DRC Music – Lingala
  11. DJ X-Trio – Africa (Rancido Noite Angola Remix)
  12. Kondi Band – Belle Wahalla
  13. J Martins – Touchin Body feat. DJ Arafat
  14. MHD – Afro Trap pt. 3 (Champions League)
  15. Tchobari – Quem Mando me Nascer?
  16. Djeff – Piluka (DJ Satxibala Remix)
  17. Ziminino – Intermitência (Boima’s Capoeira Angola Remix)
  18. Baiana System – Playsom (Remix)
  19. Mauro Telefunksoul – AjeumbaSS (Tributo ao Cortejo Afro)
  20. – Interview and song selects with Shona Kamari –
  21. Nonku Phiri – Things we do on the Weekend
  22. Poe – Who You Epp? [T.A.P Remix]
  23. Oga’Silachi – Leona
  24. Burna Boy – Soke
  25. Sarkodie – Dumsor
  26. Jules Henry Malaki – Makiyaj

Further Reading

The politics of elegance

German historian Daniel Tödt wrote a history of the Congolese évolués. In this interview, he talks about the historiographical interventions of his book and the role of Patrice Lumumba in the history of évolués.

Bring Patrice Lumumba home

The return of Patrice Lumumba’s remains must not be an occasion for Belgium to congratulate itself, but for a full accounting of the colonial violence that led to the assassination and coverup.

Back from Safari

If you hadn’t noticed, we were on our annual break from just before Christmas 2021 until now. We are back, including with some inspiration.