Rokia Traore plus Music & COVID-19 - Music Time in Africa

March 28, 2020 05:05 AM
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Music Time in Africa
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How is Coronavirus impacting African music? How has one of Mali's biggest world music stars ended up imprisoned in Paris? How does a former Olympian swimmer fare in the Kenyan rap music scene? Find out answers to all of these questions inside today's episode all the while, enjoying awesome pan-African music. The playlist includes music from Togo (Almok), Nigeria (Simi), Mali (Bassekou Kouyaté and Rokia Traoré), Lokua Kanza & Fally Ipupa (DRC), Uganda (Afrigo Band), South Africa (Amanda Black), Morocco (Daraa Tribes), Ghana (Stonebwoy), Côte d'Ivoire/Mali (Dakka Dembélé), and Kenya (Samaki Mkuu). Song of the Week is "No Bad Vibes" by rising star Rocka$H from Monrovia, Liberia.