Rizzle Kicks on Africa Express experience


The Africa Express - a train which carried 80 musicians from Africa, Europe and other parts of the world around the United Kingdom for a week - reached its final destination, London, at the weekend for its last concert.

On board there were African stars like Baaba Maal, Rokia Traore, Amadou Bagayoko and Tony Allen, world famous rock musicians like Blur's Damon Albarn and Led Zeppelin's John Paul Jones, and a group of younger artists including Rizzle Kicks, Reeps One, Pauli the PSM, Seye, M1 (Dead Prez), Kareem Rush, Thandiswa and Kano.

The BBC Africa's Manuel Toledo, who travelled with them, wanted to know what it was like for the younger musicians to work alongside the African legends.

He put the question to Rizzle Kicks' Harley "Sylvester" Alexander-Sule and Jordan "Rizzle" Stephens, who is seen in our video performing with beatbox magician Reeps One.

To follow the journey step by step, please visit the BBC Africa page on Facebook where we have uploaded hundreds of pictures of the journey. Several videos will follow.

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