Rapasa Otieno (Kenya) - Music Time in Africa

June 06, 2021 05:05 AM
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Music Time in Africa
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The playlist includes an array of music: new and current tunes from Nigeria, Senegal, Ghana, Togo, Mali, Benin, Cote d’Ivoire Tanzania and South Africa. At quarter past the hour, you’ll meet special, guest artist Rapasa Nyatrapasa Otieno and listen to samples from his new album KWEChE. Reporter Bill Odidi speaks with the young musician from Western Kenya who is following in the footsteps of the late nyatiti master Ayub Ogada. And what would Music Time in Africa be without its vintage tune? We’re going back to the archives for a listen to “Money Trouble” - an exclusive, live studio recording 1965 highlife song by the Harlem Band of Kinshasa.