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Monday, September 5 2011

Various Artists: Highlife Time Vol. 2

Essential West African music that spanned generations and influenced many. Look for it in your record store’s smallest or most invisible sections.


Wednesday, June 15 2011

Rob: Funky Rob Way

Where is Amponsah Rockson now?


Sunday, May 23 2010

Sweet Talks: The Kusum Beat

Everything on The Kusum Beat is superb: sparking, tight, playful, fresh.


Sunday, January 24 2010

Various Artists: Ghana Special

Following the success of the Ethiopiques compilations, here's another stellar collection of popular African music recordings from the '60s and '70s. Highly recommended.


Thursday, April 23 2009

Various Artists: Marvellous Boy: Calypso From West Africa

The tracks are stubbornly various, each song unexpected.


Tuesday, September 30 2008

Seprewa Kasa: Seprewa Kasa

This album is all soothe and salve, looking back to the heyday of highlife.


Monday, July 7 2008

Various: Black Stars

Black Stars is an adeptly compiled hiplife snapshot, giving us a sampling of recent arrivals like Tic Tac, as well as godfather figures such as Reggie Rockstone.


Friday, September 21 2007

Nigerian film DVDs fly off the shelves in South Florida


Wednesday, May 2 2007

Shes Gone by Kwame Dawes

Kwame Dawes' first novel, She's Gone, is an awkward love story.


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