Caspar Llewellyn Smith

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Reggae Vibe, Ebola Message: African Superstars Try To Go Viral

It's the biggest Ebola song yet.<p>Just as stars like Michael Jackson and Stevie Wonder came together in 1985 to sing "We Are the World" and raise money for Ethiopian famine relief, 12 acclaimed African musicians have united to marry music and message.<p>The reggae song is called "Africa Stop Ebola" and …

Songs We Love: Shamir, 'On The Regular'

At 19 years old, Northtown Las Vegas native Shamir smirkily identifies on his Twitter page as a "musician, comedian, singer, rapper, twerker, chef, writer, filmmaker, tumblr, skinny fat ass." A Muslim-raised punk aficionado and electronic music experimentalist, Shamir has been awash in hipster buzz …

On the Red Couch With DJ Spooky

<i>Paul D. Miller aka DJ Spooky doesn’t just want you to dance. Though the musician still spins experimental music at clubs and museums around the</i> …

The playlist: Middle Eastern and North African music

The latest in our round-up of music from the Arabic world covers the avant garde, a touch of classic rock, and the diaspora experience<p>Syria: Shams Asma – Sircus<p>Much of the current debate about music seems to be centred on whether it has run out of forward motion. According to some commentators …

Why Africa Is Yet To Have Another Fela - Ventures Africa

<i>As Felabration- an annual celebration of the Fela Anikulapo Kuti’s life and music, held in Lagos Nigeria (from the 13th to the 19th of October)</i> …

Black Coffee On Working with Ballantine's, the "Human Orchestra," and the South African Music Scene

Driven by the credo Stay True, Leave An Impression; Nkosinathi Maphumulo, a.k.a Black Coffee teamed<p>Driven by the credo <i>Stay True, Leave An Impression</i>; Nkosinathi Maphumulo, a.k.a Black Coffee teamed up with Ballantine’s on the ‘Human Orchestra.’ Using the South African DJ and producer’s unique …