African Rock

There seems to be a trend for western rock producers to work with prominent African musicians; is it a fad that helps both sides or a muddy unsatisfactory collaboration ?

Meklit Hadero
The Ethiopian-American singer talks about her roots, her musical inspirations and how she came to create an Ethiopian hip hop space opera.

Posthumous albums
Death need no longer mark the end of an artist's career. Jimi Hendrix (died 1972) and Cesaria Evora (died 2012) have both just released albums. How and why?

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