In this episode Kwasi brings back Dutty Bookman to discuss the movement he has helped dub as the Reggae Revival after a panel at SXSW 2027. He also speaks to Koro Fyah of the Bevel Rock camp about his ABC’s at SXSW as well. Bomani interviews the founder of the Uganda’s Bavubuka Foundation, Babaluku, and their chief archivist Gilbert Daniels about Hip-Hop in Uganda and the Lugaflow movement. Bomani and Kwasi also discuss spirituality in independent music, and how the community discusses things like sin. A must listen!
They’ve been learning Malinke rhythms for the last four years from founder/artistic director, and Djembefola (Djembe Master) of Farafina Kan, Mahiri Fadjimba Keita.
Farafina Kan is booked to perform in Accra, Ghana a year from now, the week of February 24th 2019, to commemorate 400 years since the beginning of the transatlantic slave trade. As part of the Back 2 Africa Festival, sponsored by Adinkra Studios in Maryland USA and the Ghanaian tourism authority, they along with their brothers and sisters will be a part of a celebratory concert!
This is a great educational experience for Olu and DeLa as they conti
nue to learn about the Pan-African world they are growing into. So, we are asking our comm
unity to help get them there. Our friend, Yoach, has graciously donated a brand new iPad to be raffled off for as a fund raiser. We will do the raffle Friday night, on Facebook Live. Thanks so much for the support. Buy as many tickets as you can. Here’s a link to specs on the iPad.