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Lungu Lungu: Bison’s Tarraxinha

It’s tarraxinha time 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 surging Portuguese … read more »

POSTED January 16, 2014 4:24PM IN Lungu Lungu Comments (2) TAGS: , , , ,
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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 »

POSTED September 5, 2013 5:08PM IN Lungu Lungu Comments (3) TAGS: , ,
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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 »

POSTED July 25, 2013 12:00PM IN Lungu Lungu TAGS: ,
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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 »

POSTED June 20, 2013 11:33AM IN Lungu Lungu TAGS: , , , ,
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Lungu Lungu: Where Does It All Fit?

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, in anticipation of his talk at the World Music … read more »

POSTED October 17, 2012 12:05PM IN Lungu Lungu, MUSIC Comments (8) TAGS: , ,
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Footnotes: Akwaaba

Footnotes is the section in our magazine where we take a deeper look at the music surrounding our feature artists. With Benjamin Lebrave’s label, Akwaaba, and his column for TheFADER.com, we don’t have to imagine … read more »

POSTED October 5, 2012 11:30AM IN NWSPRINT TAGS: , , , , , ,
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Personal History: Benjamin Lebrave

For the past four years, Benjamin Lebrave has run Akwaaba, a digital record label that releases a huge amount of diverse African music from across the continent. He started the label in San Francisco, but, … read more »

POSTED October 4, 2012 10:16AM IN NWSPRINT TAGS: , , , , ,