New from Uganda's Babaluku + Ghana's Hiplife + Kenna + More
- AddisTunes- because we care about African music 1) Kampala Taxi Sessions: Exclusive interview with Babaluku
Uganda has many artists. This week our Kampala-based editor, Hillary Muheebwa, sat down with one of Uganda’s most prolific artists – Babaluku – to discuss Ugandan music and its future. >> More
Stars: Ghana’s HipLife Generation
‘Ghana is free forever’- these were the words of Kwame Nkrumah, the first elected president of the former Gold Coast, on the 6th of March 1957 when Ghana became the first African country to gain independence from colonial rule. Check out the music ruling the streets today – it’s all about the Hiplife Generation!
>> More3) Kenna Release EP "LAND 2 AIR CHRONICLES I" + FREE download The world may best know the Ethiopian musical pioneer Kenna for 'Say Goodbye To Love', which was nominated in 2009 for the Best urban/alternative Grammy award. In 2011 he’ll establish new heights of acclaim via a 3-part EP series
titled The Land 2 Air Chronicles featuring Chad Hugo of the Neptunes and co-written by Paul Banks of Interpol.
>> More4) Negat Radio (UK) Takes Africa to the Airwaves Tune in global people: check out a global station for cosmopolitan people! Negat Radio provides a practical forum for its audience to discuss important issues from news and information to the arts and business. >> More
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