A world of inspiration. Music from the USA, Guadeloupe, Mexico, Madagascar, Colombia, Ethiopia, Venezuela, Canada, and beyond.
Today’s show features a special mix presented by Akenataa Hammagaadji of First World Music. Music from Italy, France, Australia, Bulgaria, Tibet, Vietnam, Peru, Brazil, USA, South Africa, Guinea, French Antilles, and beyond.
Smashing down barriers with song. Music from the USA, Democratic Republic of Congo, Cape Verde, Mauritius, Guadeloupe, India, Pakistan, Mali, Mauritania, Turkey, Puerto Rico, Niger, and beyond.
Expressions through international airwaves. Musical transmissions from Mali, Mauritania, USA, Guadeloupe, Colombia, Thailand, Western Sahara, Ethiopia, Japan, Greece, Gambia, India and beyond.
This is a special show in tribute to my mentor, Akenataa Hammagaadji of First World Music. He helped me get this show on WVKR and has been a constant source of inspiration. This week he ended his African music show on WVKR after thirteen years. In celebration of First World Music, today’s show is entirely comprised of music from the African diaspora. Songs from Cape Verde, Algeria, Haiti, Guadeloupe, Zimbabwe, Senegal, Benin, Mali and beyond.