Manu Dibango has been here for centuries, and he ain't goin' away any time soon.
Free Jazz drummer Louis Moholo-Moholo comes home to Langa township in Cape Town, carrying the spirit of his generation.
A group of esteemed Nigerian thinkers come together and chat about rapper Falz's take on the viral "This Is..." video meme.
Why has Childish Gambino's "This is America" video resonated with so many people around the world?
In INTL BLK episode 5, deejays Chief Boima and Francesca Harding take a look at race and cultural difference in Latin America through the lens of trap music.
More than a decade after his first hit, Wanlov the Kubolor remains a fiercely creative, independent and critical deconstructor of all things commercial.
We have a new co-host for the INTL BLK show. Francesca Harding joins Chief Boima for the fourth episode recorded in Los Angeles, California. Our guest is Angolan media personality and activist Mel Gamboa.
Eritrean-American rapper Nipsey Hussle and his nod to his father's homeland, entrepreneurial drive, and street oriented story telling.
The plot of Drake's music video for "God's Plan" is him giving him out money to the poor. What was he trying to say?
I was only four years old when I made a lifetime partnership with music and the trumpet.
A deep dive into the African-influenced music scene of the Colombian Caribbean coast.
Hugh Masekela was one of the last great jazz men of the twentieth century…
INTL BLK comes back to Dublab in Los Angeles for its 2nd episode (with mic that’s
This weekend’s Music Break will be a chance to do a deep dive on one band’s
Robert Mugabe has conservative music tastes. He preferred—according to his old comrade Edgar Tekere—Cliff Richard over Bob Marley (Mugabe later referred to Rastafari as “… drunkards who are
He rode on Tito Puente’s float during the Puerto Rican Day Parade of 1969, when the mambo king was given a key to the city
Puerto Rico is currently facing a recent humanitarian crisis caused by a hurricane that has been
It has been awhile since our last Africa Is a Radio episode. More than a year
Ibrahim was drawn to Islam and the Black Power movement. The latter, especially, was liberating with its expansive definition of blackness that included coloureds like him.
Music Break! Welcome to your weekend. This week we have a bit of shameless self promotion,