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Time to Cut Back In

A child smiled joyfully at the camera as she was tempted onto her mother’s lap. She had been told this was her special day and she was clearly enjoying being the centre of attention. 936 more words

David Adam

Sister Fa at Flyover Portobello, September 20

This review originally appeared in Songlines #96 (Nov/Dec 2013) p102.

Sister Fa has broken through the testosterone barriers in the male-dominated arena of urban African music to become one of Senegal’s biggest female hip-hop stars. 218 more words


Sister Fa brings her beats to the London African Music Festival

This article originally appeared in Songlines #94 (August/September 2013) p14. Download a pdf here.

This September, the London African Music Festival (LAMF) will return for its 11th year. 426 more words


Exclusive Interview - The Sarabah Documentary

Maria Luisa Gambale and Steven Lawrence are co-producers of the Sarabah Documentary, an award-winning documentary film about the powerful music and unstoppable activism of Sister Fa, Senegal’s first lady of rap, and her inspiring fight against FGC… 996 more words


African Hip-Hop and Critical Multiliteracy Engagement

I love this video because of all the young people in it.  Hip hop, as I have said before, has become one of the world’s most embraced literacies by Youth.   383 more words

In The Classroom

Movies That Matter

If you can’t make it to Stockholm next week, visiting The Hague might be a good alternative. The Movies That Matter Festival has also planned some promising premieres (and I’m relying more on the trailers than on the film festival’s site descriptions). 133 more words