International African Music Festivals - Music Time in Africa

October 04, 2020 05:05 AM
Music Time in Africa
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Inside this edition listen to current and classic tunes from across the continent: Tuareg, desert rock (Tinariwen), Afrobeats (Adekunle Gold ft Seun Kuti), bonga flava (Epatan ft Rayvanny), modern highlife (Yaa Yaa), R&B (MzVee ft Patoranking and Shan’L) Mande pop (Manamba Kante ft Soul Bangs), plus a 1968 recording vintage tune by The Richard Band from Cameroon. Also, learn about the passing of Tanzanian veteran guitar virtuoso Said Mabera in an interview with Journey Ramadhan, the Project Manager for Busara Productions in Zanzibar.  

Get up to date on what’s hot in the world of African music festivals! Heather Maxwell interviews Suzanne Rousseau (Nuits d’Afrique) from Montreal, and Yusuf Mahmoud (Sauti za Busara) from Zanzibar to get the latest and some sneak previews of those festivals’ most thrilling acts like Wesli (Haiti/Canada) and Morena Leraba (Lesotho).