Botswana rarely gets mentioned in the international press. But that changed all of a sudden 3 years ago when photos of Botswana’s cowboy metalheads hit the web. Now “March of the Gods”, a documentary about the metal scene, is about to go on general release.
At 50, Femi Kuti shows no signs of slowing down. The eldest son of Fela Kuti records and performs with unbridled passion, and continues to bring his brand of Afrobeat to the world. Get intrigued by the legend in this exclusive interview
The recently published critique by Sandile Memela, “The Coca-Colonisation of African Culture,” was mired in alarmist histrionics, showed little consideration for history and just waved a finger at “anti-African” hip-hop and young people. Wrong targets.