Archive for February, 2012

African Rhythms, KFAI 02/23/11

February 23, 2012

Today’s edition of African Rhythms featured music from Congolese Belgian hip hop artist Baloji (Swahili for Sorceror) collaborating with Konono No. 1 and Amp Fiddler, Eritrean reggae from the Asmara All Stars, soul jazz from American vibraphone hero Roy Ayers and so much more… The show is streaming now at the KFAI site.

Baloji via Public Enemy Africa


African Rhythms, KFAI 02/16/12

February 16, 2012

Music from Buika (Spain) with Chucho Valdez (Cuba), Staff Benda Bilili (Congo), Hugh Masekela (South Africa), and Dele Sosimi (Nigeria) were among the highlights on today’s edition of African Rhythms. Two hours of eclectic sounds from the continent and beyond with Brad and Charlie. The playlist is posted and the show is now streaming at the KFAI site!

self-portrait by Buika


African Rhythms, KFAI 02/02/12

February 2, 2012

Two hours of boundary crossing music, new and vintage, on today’s African Rhythms, including the Lijadu Sisters (Nigeria), The Congos (Jamaica), Gigi (Ethiopia), Gnonnas Pedro (Benin), and Rodrigo y Gabriela with C.U.B.A. (Mexico/Cuba). Streaming now at the KFAI site.