TGIF! with Adriano Adewale


It's been a beautiful day – both in terms of the weather and in terms of some wonderful Skype sessions that I've had with some very inspiring women (more on that soon). The music of Brazillian percussionist, Adriano Adewale, seemed like the perfect complement and a fabulous way to begin the weekend. Having seen Adriano perform on stage, I must say – get yourself to one of his concerts soonest – it's the most fun you'll have watching music being made!

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TGIF! A multi-sensory Osunlade experience


I absolutely love souful house music and Osunlade is my favourite DJ, within the genre and beyond. I once attended a party where he spinned, pretty much non-stop, for 5 hours or more! And there were no bums on seats throughout the entire venue.

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TGIF! Women’s Week Special with Les Nubians: Visual & musical treats including a free download


Who better to bring us to the close of Women's Week than, sisters Hélène and Célia Faussart of Les Nubians. Beautiful, talented and proud to express their African origins in every way, here are a few goodies from the super-stylin' ladies …

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TGIF! Ghana Independence Day


I'm gonna need some help from my Ghanaian readers today. I posted about Ghana's Independence Day last July (marking the date the Republic was declared), and this Sunday marks the day that independence was declared, 53 years ago. My question is, which date do Ghanaians celebrate more? Or is it a case of different celebratory rituals for each occasion?

I've decided to contribute to the celebration with a round-up of a few of my favourite Ghana-related posts and a musical treat from the colourful Wanlov the Kubolor. Enjoy all and, happy happy Independence Day to my Ghanaian peeps!

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