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  • blog May 17, 2016

    Delasi’s “Afemakpor” Gets A Jinku Remix

    Last year we talked with the young Ghanaian rapper Delasi about his debut album #Thought Journey, a winding, multigenre adventure that features producers from Ghana, Denmark, Japan, the U.S. and his adopted home of Nairobi, Kenya. One song, “Afemakpor,” stood out as … Read more »

  • interview August 12, 2005

    Interview: Kelly Askew

    Kelly Askew is a professor of Anthropology, and of African and Afro-American Studies at the University of Michigan.  She lived in Tanga, Tanzania, studying taarab music from 1992-95, and published “Performing the Nation: Swahili Music and Cultural Politics in Tanzania” … Read more »

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