I discovered Ophina Okumu’s article while trolling Twitter the other day… It made me realise that I couldn’t name 13 contemporary African artists!
Now these names and their voices are ringing in my head. Making me want to find out more
So, one non-resolution is definitely to look up more of their music. Keep myself plugged on what’s happening around the continent.
Preaching aside, I am glad I was out there clicking on any link that ‘sounded’ interesting because it got me onto this lady:
Now, she has a special voice, there’s no doubt about that. (The fact that she has done backing vocals for Corinne Bailey Rae tickles me even more.) Let me not even bother describing her. Just listen to this…
This is Africa definitely has a new follower