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Thursday, August 14, 2008

Akwaaba Means Welcome


Vacation. I love it. Even being a tourist, when I hate it. I just got back from Hawaii.

After participating in a great discussion I went to the beach, and didn't touch a computer for 10 days. No, it wasn't the discussion that drove me to that.

A friend and partner of mine is releasing an album soon and starting a label for African music, specializing in contemporary youth and urban scenes like Coupe Decale, Hiplife, Reggae, Hip Hop, and also more traditional griot musics.

The money goes half direct to the artists in Africa, so folks... put your money where your mouth is, cause that's the universal language for appreciation! :) Right now first release date is looking more like early October, but there are sound examples at the myspace, and artist info, and I'll put some tracks up soon!

3 comments:

jace said...

welcome indeed! very promising.

i think you mean "half the money goes direct...", although the idea of money going "half direct" to artists in Africa is interesting, as music travels half-direct at best..

Boima said...

Ha! Kind of like a stop over in Heathrow or Schiphol!

Yeah, I meant, "half the money goes direct."

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