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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT – Hugh Masekela

This week we lost one of the greats, Hugh Masekela. The South African Trumpeteer was known as the “Father of South African Jazz”. Born in 1939 in South Africa, Masekela was mainly raised by his Grandmother who operated an illegal bar at a time where Black South Africans were banned from drinking alcohol. Growing up […]

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ARTIST SPOTLIGHT – Fela Kuti

One cannot talk about Africa and music in the same sentence and fail to mention Fela Kuti. After launching “The African Triangle” with a review of a recent release by our homebase’s Cairokee, it felt right to head about 4000 km south-west to Nigeria for our next post. 

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