If you haven’t subscribed yet to the podcast of our weekly 3-hour African show on Dutch national radio (don’t worry – most interviews are in English and the music is universal), here’s a rundown of the past months. Each show can be streamed online but is also downloadable. The third hour is usually a non-stop mix by the legendary dj Threesixty who explores all angles of black music.
Wallbangaz to Brazil
Dutch/Surinamese emcees Zillion and Scorpio are in the studio on their way to the airport, flying to Rio de Janeiro to work with Brazilian hip hop producer Alexandre Basa
Dplanet & Spooky (Pioneer Unit, Cape Town) & Blick Bassy (Kameroen)
In the radio studio with the people behind one of South Africa’s most prolific hip hop labels, Mustafa Maluka (African hip hop radio) and a phone interview with singer/songwriter Blick Bassy from Cameroon/France.
Bobbito & Rich Medina
Interview with hip hop radio legend and sneaker mag editor Bobbito and dj Rich Medina on the occasion of the launch of their Afrobeat/Latin compilation ‘the Connection part 1’
Blakk Rasta ‘Barack Obama’ (Ghana)
In-studio session with Ghana’s biggest reggae artist and radio dj Blakk Rasta
Daby Toure & Sotu, African reggae
Phone interview with Daby Toure, son of the Toure Kunda family whose music merges many influences
In-studio session with the 22-year old bongo flava star Ali Kiba (Ally Kiba) from Tanzania
Mame Balla (Dancehall Masters)
Session with Mame Balla, reggae singer from Gambia / Senegal also known from his work with Dancehall Masters and with producer Hakim (theBoyz)