African Perspectives examines current issues in Africa and celebrates African music and culture.
The series also focuses on Africans living in Georgia and the Southeast and provides information about African-related activities on the University of Georgia campus. Host Akinloye Ojo is a native of Nigeria and a Ph.D. candidate in linguistics at UGA.
Music Heard on African Perspectives
Field recordings from the album Ghana:
Ancient Ceremonies, Songs & Dance Music (Elektra/Nonesuch 72082-2)
Kings of African Music (Music Club/ Virgin 50032)
King Sunny Ade: Get Up (Mesa/ Warners 92644)
Queens of African Music (Music Club/ Virgin 50040)
African Troubadours (Shanachie 64092)Samite, Silina Musango (Xenophile 4047)
The Rough Guide: Music of Kenya and Tanzania (World Music Network 1007)
M’Bilia Bell, Bameli Soy (Shanachie 43025)
Manu Dibango, Wakafrika (Giant/Warner 24566-2)
Sonny Okosun, Liberation (Shanachie 43019)