Their debut album, Racines (Roots), came out over a decade ago and sold by the bucket load for its fresh mix of Congolese sounds and hip hop. Africa repeats the formula and boosts it with guests like Manu Dibango, Khaled, Sizzla, Mayra Andrade, Angelique Kidjo and Ismael Lo. Continue reading Bisso Na Bisso – Africa
Bongo Flava is the name for the music that has been coming out of the streets of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania since the early 1990s. Bongo Flava isn’t one style: it has a mix of rap, hip hop, and R&B for starters but these labels don’t do it justice. It’s rap, hip hop and R&B Tanzanian style: a big melting pot of tastes, history, culture and identity.