No Way Out?. Failed politics, failed politicians, failed people, failed states.. There seems to be no way out. Or is there? Let's see what Dave Chapelle has to say for it.
A wake-up call. A brilliant single and video release. The singing, coordinated with the creative video is superb. The subtitles make it all the more interesting for people who do not speak the local language. Not only the sound but also the meaning is to be appreciated. Nature is calling for humanity to come together, to care for the creation we are all part of.
Hope against a backdrop of social injustice. 'Stimela' (Coal Train) is the track that Hugh Masekela will probably be best remembered for as it encompasses all of his work both lyrically and musically. Such is the significance of 'Stimela' as it addresses the theme of hope against a backdrop of social injustice, central to South African modern history, a history still marked by decades of 'apartheid'.
About time for a Grammy. In Reggae, all roads lead to the “Riddim Twins”, Sly & Robbie. Now, Sly & Robbie meet Dubmatix. The Canadian producer and multi-instrumentalist got his hands on original Sly & Robbie tracks and spent months crafting this new album, "Overdubbed".
The house is on fire. Let us bring the water. A song about broken family units, values, broken communities, societies. A black family is broken, the human soul is broken.
One of the reasons ubuntu.fm was established. A traveler through a country would stop at a village and he didn't have to ask for food or for water. Once he stops, the people give him food, entertain him. That is one aspect of Ubuntu, but it will have various aspects. Ubuntu does not mean that people should not enrich themselves.