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Posts Tagged ‘African Music’

Interview with Global Hip Hop Scholar Elias Aba Milki (Addis Tunes)

Interview with Global Hip Hop Scholar Elias Aba Milki  (Addis Tunes)

ADDIS TUNES: Elias Aba Milki (aka Japi) is the winner of a $25,000 Thomas J. Watson Fellowship, which will allow him to spend a year of independent exploration and travel - most notably through South Africa, Brazil and Uganda to examine hip hop and its global impact.  Before beginning his odyssey, Japi was kind enough to sit down with us to [...]

Music, Fashion, Africa & Fatherhood: A Conversation With DJ Sirak

Music, Fashion, Africa & Fatherhood: A Conversation With DJ Sirak

"At the end of the day, I think we are put here on Earth to help each other and we try to take that philosophy and move forward.” --DJ Sirak on giving back.  Sirak Getachew - better known as DJ Sirak - has been around the New York Hip-Hop scene for some time. As a DJ and producer, it’s evident that Ethiopian/African sounds influence [...]

Press Release: What Is AFRICOLOGY?

Press Release: What Is AFRICOLOGY?

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 13th, 2010 MARK THE DICTIONARY A NEW ETYMOLOGY HAS ARRIVED: AFRICOLOGY Africology LLC is multi-media venture, co-founded by Sirak Getachew and Kalab Berhane, with the focus to educate the world on music of African descent. This enterprise seeks to fuse the gap between continents and cultures in an era of [...]