Archive | October 15, 2014

Zoca dance classes bring Zambian music and moves to Washington D.C.

Zambia’s biggest export is copper. But Namaala Liebenthal would like to see the landlocked African nation become known for something even shinier: the faces of people joyfully busting a move. That’s why Liebenthal, the creator of Zoca — short for Zambia’s Own Caribbean and African dance fever — plans to turn her fitness program into […]

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South African Rapper Joint Pusher, Pushes his African heritage

It was after playing an American producer some of his beats, that Joint Pusher realised it was time he had a paradigm shift of some sort. “He asked where my music was, just after I’d played him my stuff,” says Joint Pusher as he describes the American’s disappointment at him for producing music that isn’t […]

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