Africa Is A Country Radio with Chief Boima: Freetown

Africa Is a Country Radio, the audio accompaniment to the website of the same name, is a monthly deep dive into the music and cultural politics of the African continent and beyond. Hosted by Sierra Leonean-American music producer, DJ, writer, and cultural activist Chief Boima, who is also the managing editor of Africa Is a Country, co-founder of Kondi Band and the founder of the INTL BLK record label. The show features a mix of music and interviews with musicians, historians, journalists, and more.

The theme for this season’s Africa Is a Country Radio is port cities. Episode one puts a lens on the cultural stew that makes up the city of Freetown, Sierra Leone with special guests, journalist Mariama Wurie and rapper Drizilik.

Abdul Teejay - Man go bondo [Weekend Beatnik]

Famous Scrubbs and His Band - Woman Conductress [Original Music]

Ebenezer Calendar and his Maringar Band - Jollof Rice [Original Music]

S.E. Rogie - “My Lovely Elizabeth” [Mississipi/Change/Rogiphone Records]

Super Combo - Abie Mama [African Music Connection]

Afro National - Baby Hannah

Salia Koroma - Unknown [Smithsonian Folkways]

Madam Amie Kallon - Koi Nya Mua Naa [IME]

Temne of Banda Wharf - Foday Sankoh [Earth CDs]

Janka Nabay - Lek U Culture [CSA]

Amara Kabba - Conqueror [Shain]

King Masco - Ko Yor Mu Ba [H&R Enterprises]

De Champ feat. Dr. Ohlo - Tire pt. 4 [Cocklebay Records]

Mawings - Sen am go dong [Sierra Connect Ent]

Unknown - Unknown

Dr. Ohlo - Medley

Refugee All Stars - Weapon Conflict [ANTI]

Jungle Leaders - [Earthtones]

Daddy Saj - Gbombolo [Big Change Ent]

YOK 7 - Pak N Go

Emmerson feat. Star Zee - Fana [Sugar Ent]

Kao Denero - Anything [Black Leo]

LAJ and RFM - Money Nar Bank [RFM]

Kondi Band - Belle Wahallah live in London [Unreleased]

Interview with Mariama Wurie

Young Sal - Bad [Bari Starz MuziQ]

Jooel - Chief Bombolai [Bodfly Ent]

Interview with Drizilik

Drizilik - Waste Time [Shukubly Inc]

Drizilik feat. Kao Denero - Pope [Shukubly Inc]

Afro National - Water Nar Mot [Zambezi]

Worldwide FM Chat