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  • hip-deep November 6, 2014

    The Money Show

    Every day, money changes hands in Ghanaian cedi, South African rand and Brazilian reals as music is created, traded, performed, purchased and pirated. In this episode we look at the business side of African music, through a series of vignettes … Read more »

  • blog December 10, 2013

    Well Prepared: Busy Signal Spits Fire Over Lorde’s “Royals” Beat

    One of the most thrilling tendencies of Jamaican music has long been its radically omnivorous ear for samples and beats. Emerging from a musical system in which the concept of a “song” is far from fixed, dancehall has made versioning … Read more »

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