The first Africa is a Radio episode of 2016 goes to Carnival with special guests Hipsters Don’t
Africa is a Radio episode 6 opens up with a transnational blend, combining remixes of Dotorado
Today the American network NBC announced publicly that friend (and contributor) of Africa is a Country, Ashoka Mukpo, is
It’s Friday night, so we’re unwinding with some nice videos. We start with Liberians Nasseman and Takun J,
Since we’ll be on break for a minute (details tomorrow) when the following central African countries
Côte d’Ivoire celebrated their 51st year of independence from France yesterday. Music has played a role
[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ih4zoQGlOf8&w=560&h=349] Mikey AKA Kesse Babe, from Nigeria’s Project Fame reality TV show, comes with a
1970 Britain, Jamaican duo Bob and Marcia‘s cover of “Young, Gifted and Black” climbs to no.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FQNGoqdQnRk&w=500&h=301&rel=0] Single released April 11th, which is the 30th anniversary of the Brixton riots that levelled
Anyone who makes songs about politicians eating all the money–what else do they do?–gets our vote.
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gKBMFbtSRIs&fs=1&hl=en_US] Meta and the Cornerstones is a Brooklyn based roots reggae band, headed by Senegalese singer
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cfbpj63PYQ8&w=500&h=307&rel=0] I’m just back from a weekend away so this is my contribution for today. Just
I have blogged before about “Distant Relatives,” the collaboration between Nas and Damian Marley where they
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hd9HMDqvf5U&hl=en_US&fs=1&] I am looking forward to the release of Nas and Damian Marley’s new project “Distant
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_j7Yq3RQLI&hl=en&fs=1&] It’s Friday, I’m tired, but I’m in a dancing mood. This is good, but my
The Fader interviews the Ugandan musician Bobi Wine (whose pronouncements on the shortcomings of the country’s