On her new single, "A Song for Everyone," a collaboration with Emmy-award-winning musician and producer Peter Buffet, Angelique Kidjo makes music the weapon.
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Forget Baile Funk. Make way for Angola's pulse-pounding Kuduro music. Spurring a new ghetto-born movement, Kuduro, or "hard-ass" in Portuguese, is set to take over nightclubs across the globe.
This Sunday's GlobalFEST will provide a space for promising artists to show their stuff to world music industry types, and in the mean time, throw a polyrhythmic, multi-linguistic, hip-shattering party.
Buzz-worthy afro-rock band, BLK JKS, are too big for one continent to hold. With an uber-hip look that seems just as essential as the music, the Johannesburg-based band is making waves worldwide.
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