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2 hours
First broadcast:
Monday 05 April 2010

DJ Edu with the hottest underground sounds out of Africa, from hip hop and RnB to dancehall, garage and D&B. With a brand new DNA mix, new tracks from Don Bigg and Amani. The Scene But Not Heard track comes from Phiona from Afripopmag.com

Music and featured items

34 items
  • DNA Mix

    Mary J Blige, Tinie Tempa and Danny Byrd and more mashed up with music from across Africa.

  • Scene But Not Heard

    This week's blogger is Phiona from Afripop magazine

  • Image for Kwabena Kwabena vs Jamie Foxx

    Kwabena Kwabena vs Jamie Foxx Aso vs I Don't Need It feat Timbaland (Ghana/US)

    Kwabena Kwabena/J

  • Image for Ay

    Ay Bed & Breakfast (Tanzania)


  • Image for Original Sistaz

    Original Sistaz Comme Ca (Cote De Voire)


  • Image for Cynthia Mare

    Cynthia Mare Girls In The Club (Zimbabwe/UK)


  • Image for Dr Sid

    Dr Sid Something About You (Nigeria)

    Mo Hits

  • Image for Sobem

    Sobem God's Project (Angola)

    Farol Musica, Lda

  • Image for DJ Mujava

    DJ Mujava Mugwanti/Sgwejegweje (South Africa)

    Out Here

  • Image for Sarkodie

    Sarkodie Borga feat J-Town (Ghana)


  • Image for Mr Cooker Chury

    Mr Cooker Chury Tangerina feat Dj Ardiles (Mozambique)


  • Image for Amani

    Amani Tonite (Kenya)


  • Image for Fally Ipupa

    Fally Ipupa Chaise électrique feat Olivia (D R Congo/US)

    Obouo Prod./Because Music


    • Image for Neuza vs Mary J Blige

      Neuza vs Mary J Blige Indeciso vs I Am (Cape Verde/US)

      GhettoZouk Music/Geffen

    • Image for Dixon vs Rihanna vs Nu:Tone - Think Of You vs Russian Roulette vs Missing Link V.I.P

      Dixon vs Rihanna vs Nu:Tone - Think Of You vs Russian Roulette vs Missing Link V.I.P Think Of You vs Russian Roulette vs Missing Link V.I.P (Namibia/US/UK)

      Def Jam/Hospital

    • Image for Neuza vs Alicia Keys & Drake

      Neuza vs Alicia Keys & Drake Secretely Loving You vs Unthinkable (Cape Verde/US)


    • Image for Nameless vs Danny Byrd

      Nameless vs Danny Byrd Sinzia vs Sweet Harmony feat Liquid (Kenya/UK)


    • Image for Akon vs Snoop vs Tinie Tempa

      Akon vs Snoop vs Tinie Tempa Keep On Calling vs I Wanna Rock vs Pass Out (Senegal/US/Nigeria/UK)


  • Image for Don Bigg

    Don Bigg Chno Ndir (Morocco)

    DBF Prod.

  • Image for K'naan

    K'naan America feat Mos Def & Chali 2na (Somalia/US)


  • Image for Kidumu

    Kidumu Urukundo (Burundi)


  • Image for General Ozzy, Radio & Weasel

    General Ozzy, Radio & Weasel Potential (Zambia/Uganda)


  • Image for Sen Kumpe

    Sen Kumpe Aythia Gnou Deme (Senegal)


  • SBNH

    • Image for Richy Pitch

      Richy Pitch Black Star featuring M.anifest (Ghana/UK)


  • Image for Blick Bassy

    Blick Bassy Nlela (Cameroon/France)

    World Connection

  • Image for Damara Dik Ding

    Damara Dik Ding Igasa Se Kai (Namibia)


  • Image for Amr Diab

    Amr Diab Tammenni (Egypt)


  • Image for Ahmed El Sherif

    Ahmed El Sherif Heya Nazra (Tunisia)



    • Image for Kilimanjaro Band Wana Njenje

      Kilimanjaro Band Wana Njenje Kinyaunyau (Tanzania)


  • Image for MoKobe, Mory Kante & Mohamed Lamine

    MoKobe, Mory Kante & Mohamed Lamine African Tonic (Mali/Guinea/France)


  • Image for Madtraxx

    Madtraxx Big Shot (Kenya)


  • Image for Kweku Ananse/Psychedelic Nwomkro Allstars

    Kweku Ananse/Psychedelic Nwomkro Allstars Nwomkro Jam 2.0


  • Image for DJ Clock

    DJ Clock Kiss & Say Goodbye (South Africa)


  • Image for Jjc

    Jjc Gegi Lale (Nigeria) (Big Boyz Ent)


Destination Africa

M.I – Freestyle 1Xtra (Lagos, Nigeria)

1Xtra went to Lagos, Nigera, check out what happened!

Best of Nigeria on BBC Playlister


DJ Edu takes you on a tour of Nigerian pop music, from D'banj to Ice Prince to Dr. Sid.

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