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Lungu Lungu: Kofi Kinaata’s Unthinkable Punchlines

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, he writes about the Takoradi-born MC Kofi Kinaata. I … read more »

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Lungu Lungu: Paying Dues & Getting Goods

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, he writes about some soothing highlife. Three weeks ago … read more »

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Lungu Lungu: Gargantuan Wahala Debunker

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, he wrote about Ghana’s Jay Bieggs. “Capacity building.” Probably … read more »

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Lungu Lungu: Bisa Kdei, the Ghost of Azonto

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, he wrote about Bisa Kdei. You know when a … read more »

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Lungu Lungu: Instilling African Confidence

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, he wrote about Mo Laudi, a South African DJ … read more »

POSTED May 23, 2013 3:49PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS TAGS: , , , , ,
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Lungu Lungu: Bamboo’s Timeless Swahili Bridge

I can never get enough Congolese guitar. I’m so addicted to it that I hunt it down wherever possible, even if it lives outside of the Congolese rumba world. If you read through past posts, … read more »

POSTED May 9, 2013 1:31PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS Comments (1) TAGS: , , , ,
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Lungu Lungu: Ghana’s Flowing Beauty

I was asked recently to identify artists with a strong social or political message, in about a dozen specific African countries, Ghana excluded. I found it very difficult, and eventually wished I had to find … read more »

POSTED April 25, 2013 2:58PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS, MUSIC, MUSIC NEWS, MUSIC VIDEO TAGS:
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Lungu Lungu: Heavy Coupé Décalé From Guinea

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, he wrote about coupé décalé and Oudy 1er. Living … read more »

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Lungu Lungu: DJ Marfox, Tarraxinha, and Rubbing Pelvises

Ghana-based Benjamin Lebrave speaks fluent French and English, and can schmooze in Spanish and Portuguese. He’ll report on new African music every other week. This week, he write about Angola’s tarraxinha music. One of the … read more »

POSTED March 28, 2013 3:19PM IN Lungu Lungu, MP3 / STREAMS Comments (4) TAGS: , , , , , ,