Category: Global Sound System

Don’t Call Me African…The Cries & Crisis of Lost Africans Continues

As Dr. Kwame Nkrumah said: “I am not African because I was born in Africa, but because Africa was born in me.” When I see articles like “Some blacks insist: […]

Wunmi From ALA (African Living Abroad) To The Future of the Global African Supershero

If there is a time more than ever when our little girls need a supershero from Africa to her surely is Now. Issues from colorism, racism, sexism & all […]

Mac Tontoh -Legendary Hi-Life Musician Remembered By Friends & Fellow Legends of Hi-Life Music

On November 12, 2011 while visiting Ghana, I was delighted to attend a free tribute concert at Citizen Kofi in Osu dedicated to the memory of Hi-Life Music Legend Mac […]

Sylvia Vanderpool Robinson -HIP-HOP ICON -RIP (March 6, 1936 – September 29, 2011)

Behind every great man & every great movement, there is a greater woman. Today we lost one of the greatest in the movement & culture enjoyed globally as Hip-Hop. Sylvia […]

Chale Wote – Ghana’s Street Arts Festival -Honoring The Past By Building The Future

Sometimes in life what makes my day is to hear of other people’s accomplishments. Today is one of those days. As Ghanaians & people all over the world who respect […]

While You Were Watching The Throne-The Revolution Was Being Televised & Missed

While everyone & their momma was praising Kanye & Jay Z’s new album, the rest of the world was getting messed up & fighting for our lives. Once again the […]

Music Is A Weapon : Jay Z & Kanye West Drop “Otis”

By now we have all been bombarded on the internets with yet another so called “Highly Anticipated Album” from Jay &  Ye!  Well the album entitled “Watch The Throne” is […]

Music Is A Weapon: K’Naan, The Somalia Story & HIP-HOP’s Legacy As The Voice of The People

The festering & expected tragedy of famine in Somalia that has now captured the world’s attention & caused the United Nations to declare a famine in two areas of southern […]

BET AWARDS 2011: Bringing Back American Soul Music & Missing the Boat on Truly Representing Global Blackness

As much as most people love to hate on BET or we, Black folks worldwide seem to have a love/hate realtionship with ourselves & those who we pay & are […]

Osibi -Ghana’s Hi-Life & The Roots & Culture of Global African Music

It should be no surprise to anyone that the roots of music came from Africa, but many still deny Africa of her contribution to the world, civilization  & the many […]