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Fonko - Episode 1: South Africa + Nigeria

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South Africa and Nigeria are two countries with a troubled past, that have today become the economic and cultural super powers of the continent. South Africa is the home to styles like kwaito, SA House and Shangaan electro, which is possibly the fastest club music in the world.

Nigeria is a country of extreme income gaps, deeply rooted corruption and violent religious conflicts. Here you find the most commercial music on the continent. But also fierce protest music, as artists are trying to carry on the work from the late Fela Kuti. one of the most hard core protest singers of all times.

Featured artists: Nozinja, Driemanskap, Ruby Gold, Black Coffee, Nneka, 2Face, Femi Kuti, Seun Kuti, a.m.o.

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