I told my son that he would get his first sense of things as soon as
This post combines Steffan’s wonderful playlist of South African tunes of and for Nelson Mandela and
When we sent around the AIAC “office” inviting our contributors to suggest songs for Nelson Mandela
Young Philippe Ndour is the nephew of Senegalese pop star Youssou Ndour. And just like his uncle
Senegalese griot singer Coumba Gawlo Seck is a rising star both in her native country and
Youssou N’Dour’s campaign team today released the video for his presidential campaign song ‘Fekké Maci Boolé’.
One decisive factor is N’dour’s shaky relationship to traditional Sufi religious authorities who have some sway
Today is Senegal’s independence day. Carlou D transformed himself from the rapper he was in Didier
Remember Aurelio Martinez’s 2004 album Garifuna Soul? The above song, ‘Wamada’, is taken from Laru Beya,
Spotted in Fort Greene, Brooklyn. * T.I.A. stands for This is Africa, our new meme.
In a May 2, 2010 article in “The (UK) Guardian,” the singer Youssou N’Dour is quoted saying of
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFTOqZsLjaw&w=500&h=307&rel=0] On May 25th, 1963, the Organization of African Unity (now the African Union), composed of
[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tj3ErntIe5s&w=480&h=295] My former PhD adviser, David Styan, pointed me to this mixing of popular protest and