Thursday, March 22
Better than: Probably any other African rap act.
"So much posse in the house!" exulted Spoek Mathambo at the beginning of his midnight set. "It's a family thinglike a coke family." Or maybe he meant the Koch family; hard to say. Nevertheless, half ... More >>
Blitz the Ambassador and Spoek Mathambo w/Mshini Wam
Damrosch Park at Lincoln Center
Sunday, August 7
Better than: An evening spinning old soul records.
"Don't forget that I'm from Ghana, yo. D'you know how far that is?" Samuel Bazawule, the Brooklyn-based MC better known as ... More >>
Last month top female runner Caster Semenya of South Africa -- who recently won the women's world championship in the 800 meters with the amazing time of 1:55.45 -- had her gender questioned, and was submitted to sexual identity examinations by the International Association of Athletics Feder ... More >>