The portrait artist readies for a group show at the Studio Museum in Harlem
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo w/SMOD Central Park SummerStage Sunday, July 22 Better than: Air conditioning in a heat wave. There's a shopping list of fine pop bands from throughout the African continent listed on one page of drumming major John Miller Chernoff's esteemed 1979 ethnographic study African R ... More >>
Seven men alleged to be narcotics and weapons traffickers in West Africa and Eastern Europe have been indicted in federal court in Manhattan for a plot to move tons of heroin and cocaine from Afghanistan to the United States, and using the proceeds to purchase weapons for use by the Taliban, federal ... More >>
A cross-section of young/old and avant/traditional gets drunk on everything
Paris-based Angélique Kidjo distills the global beat
As D.C. continues in this state of Obama-euphoria, many people are suffering from a new kind of epidemic, which I'm dubbing Ball Fatigue. "I just want him to be president already," said a middle-aged African-American man who had come all the way from St. Louis. The man was coming home from an even ... More >>
Hey, where did LL Cool J go?
A fresh wave of globally minded music websites will broaden your horizons
Thank you for talking to Africa, Bono
A celebrated memoir threatens to blow into a million little pieces
'Never again,' said secretary general Kofi Annan after Rwanda. Corpses are back.