Since Friday’s Special was reserved to Sierra Leone — and for archival purposes — here’s your Sunday Bonus. First up, above, from the same label that brought us Baloji, Konono N°1 and Staff Benda Billili comes a new recording by Jagwa Music: ‘Live in the Streets of Dar’ (es Salaam, Tanzania).
‘Night in Tunisia’, the opening track from Hugh Masekela’s 1974 LP ‘I am not Afraid’:
Fatoumata Diawara’s ‘Kèlè’:
Remember DJ Cleo’s FaceBook? This is the Twitter version….
Alabama Shakes played ‘Be Mine’ live on Jools Holland:
From that same show: The Chieftains with Carolina Chocolate Drops.
Fuse ODG’s ‘Azonto’ gets a make-over:
YaoBobby’s deceptively naïve ‘Mémoire d’un continent’:
Blood Orange’s Champagne Coast went viral this week. We can see why:
The Very Best return after a long silence with ‘Yoshua Alikuti’:
And an interesting music video filming singer Jimetta Rosa at her actual job: