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African Perspectives for April 24, 2022

The final episode in April is the fourth instalment of the six-week African music odyssey on the show. The episode returns to honoring the spring season that is becoming warm and colorful all-around Athens, GA. It presents extended musical breaks with short news updates sandwiched between the delightful African musical selections. Many of the selected tunes on the episode were to celebrate Muslim listeners currently observing the holy month of Ramadan. The episode also congratulates the two latest African Grammy award winners, Benin’s Angelique Kidjo and South Africa’s DJ Black Coffee who won in their respective categories at the 64th Grammy Awards ceremony in Las Vegas on Sunday, April 3, 2022. As always, the episode, the African music odyssey #4 featured selected enjoyable music from Africa and/or by Africans including selected tunes from Benin’s Grammy award winner Angelique Kidjo and two collections, Rough Guide to the music of North Africa, and Africa North

Playlist for April 24:

Album: Rough Guide to the Music of North Africa (1997)

Artist: Various Artistes

Tracks: 1) M’Hainek Ya Galbi

2) Habibi

3) Mambo el Soudani

Album: Africa North (2011)

Artist: Various Artistes

Tracks: 1) Rera

2) Amin Amin (Extra track)

3) Kafiyo Kaladeri (Extra track)

Album: Only the Poorman Feel It (1995)

Artist: Various Artistes

Tracks: 1) Mayibuye

Album: New Dawn (2005)

Artist: Yinka Ayefele

Tracks: 1) Wonderful Story

Album: Oyo (2010)

Artist: Angelique Kidjo

Tracks: 1) Kelele

Album: Greatest Hits- 1964-2004 (2004)

Artist: Brenda Fassie

Tracks: 1) Vul’indlela

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