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Tokyo Safari X Another Africa

May 10, 2010

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Another Africa joins New York based artist Mai Ueda for the Tokyo Night Safari party this Thursday night May 13, 2010. The lovely Mai will be hosting a night of African inspired music and images at Tokyo's night spot du jour, Le Baron de Paris. Performances and music by Mai Ueda, Digiki, PMKFA, Cruel & Tender (OK version), Chase wolf.....

If I Ruled The World

April 27, 2010

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South African contemporary artist, Xander Ferreira has been described as Pieter Hugo meets Monty Python. Ferreira's artwork The Status Of Greatness uses wit and satire through the artifice of the fictional character Gazelle to reveal the mechanics of political and cultural celebrity common to numerous post-independence African states. Pray tell who could be his stylistic inspiration, none other than one former Zairean President perhaps....

Dance Diagram c.2010 (Ethio Jazz)

April 25, 2010

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The legendary father of Ethio Jazz, Mulatu Astatke has just released his latest studio album and first solo work in over two decades, Mulatu Steps Ahead.

I Am From Lagos Town

April 22, 2010

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I am from Lagos town. Visas, Passports We don't need them anyway. We are from Lagos town. Mr. International, I don't need a visa to go to other countries. The world is my town.

We Got The Power

April 20, 2010

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Stumbled onto this old track from the Beastie Boys released back in 2004 on the To The 5 Boroughs album. Totally on point!

Africa Is The Future

April 20, 2010

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Genius can be born in the most innocuous of moments. Whilst catching a flight from Brazzaville to Paris, Nicolas Premier of Franco-Congolese origins, decided to print a set of 30 t-shirts with the propaganda style slogan, AFRICA IS THE FUTURE. Nine years later the brand is still going and is operated together with Damon Shuman by Little Cleaver.