New Desert Blues by Afel Bocoum (Mali) - Music Time in Africa

October 03, 2020 05:05 AM
Music Time in Africa
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Today’s edition brings you current hits by Sauti Sol (Kenya), Wendy Shay & Shatta Wale (Ghana), Tiiw Tiiw (Morroco/Belgium), Tiwa Savage (Nigeria) and Zuchu & Platnumz (Tanzania). Heather also puts live band / acoustic music into the spotlight from Sona Jobarteh (Gambia), Noura Mint Seymali (Mauritania), Bongeziwe Mabandla (South Africa) and Afel Bocoum (Mali) who released the new album Lindé and striking visuals to the track "Penda Djiga".

Song of the Week comes in at the bottom of the hour with Ugandan singer Prince Omar and his new single “Confidence” and you’ll also hear a classic Juju jam from King Sunny Adé. The feature interview is with Afro house DJ and Producer, Jack Rooster from Kenya. Reporter Bill Odidi speaks with him about his recent debut album Nyumba (released December 2019). The show concludes with Finally with a new retro zouk single by Toto Patrick (Togo).