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African Music: Baloji (Congo)

African Music: Baloji (Congo)
Baloji – poet, composer-lyricist/beatmaker, scriptwriter, actor and performer, video artist and stylist. A creative African bomb. Baloji is the Congo’s answer to Prince. He walks, talks, breathes – no ...
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African Music: Samba Toure (Mali)

African Music: Samba Toure (Mali)
To listen to his music is to become immersed in a Malian history lesson, set to the cries of pain, tears of happiness and moans of love and hope of the rich, diverse African nation. With music, Samba Toure manages to ...
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Zomba Prison Project: Malawi

Zomba Prison Project: Malawi
In the summer of 2013, Grammy-winning producer, Ian Brennan, and his wife, Italian photographer and filmmaker, Marilena Delli, travelled to the border of Malawi and Mozambique to film the music of mixed male and female ...
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African Artists: WizKid (Naija)

African Artists: WizKid (Naija)
26-year old Wizkid is one of Naija’s fastest-rising performers, thanks to a string of massive hits including collaborations with Olamide and Akon and his gorgeous voice, of course. So, who is this young ...
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Song Queen: A Pidgin Opera Is Here!

Song Queen: A Pidgin Opera Is Here!
African Opera is finally here. The world’s first opera written in pidgin English, the language spoken by over 50 million people across Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone and Liberia came to London last week as part of the ...
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African Music: Sauti Sol (Kenya)

African Music: Sauti Sol (Kenya)
Kenyan artist Sauti Sol posted a video of the US president dancing the Lipala over the weekend, and while the world applauded the president’s dance skills, African music-lovers grew goosebumps on their arms at ...
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