Africa Mix

Thursday, 9pm-midnight

Musical gems from Africa and the African diaspora that will revive your weary soul. Vintage and contemporary sounds from Abidjan to Zimbabwe, the Caribbean, Latin America, and beyond.

Hear the latest broadcast via our Local Music Player page.

Visit the Africa Mix website for playlists and more information.

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12:24pm

Wed June 18, 2014
Arts & Culture

Angelique Kidjo on Africa Mix ~ 6/19/14

Host Emmanuel Nado visits with singer/songwriter, performer, social activist, and panafricanist Angelique Kidjo, one of the most recognizable and influential names in Africa and the world, and shares cuts from her new CD, “Eve”– dedicated to the Women of Africa to their resilience and their beauty.  Africa Mix ~ Thursday 6/19/14 ~ 9-11pm.

6:58am

Wed May 28, 2014
Arts & Culture

NPR's Heavy Rotation: Emmanuel Nado on Habib Koite's "L.A."

Habib Koite

This week, NPR's Heavy Rotation series features Emmanuel Nado, co-host of Africa Mix, heard Thursday nights from 9-11pm on KALW.

Emmanuel highlighted the song "L.A." by Habib Koite.  Hear the Morning Edition feature with Emmanuel here

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1:34pm

Wed December 11, 2013
Arts & Culture

Musical Mandela Tribute

Africamix celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela and pays tribute to the man who captured the world imagination and became the symbol of endurance, dedicating his life to the ideal of a democratic and free society in which all persons live together in harmony and with equal opportunities.   Join hosts Emmanuel Nado and Edwin Okongo on Thursday evening from 9-11.

6:45am

Wed March 27, 2013
AFRICA MIX THURSDAY 4/4 AT 9PM

Havana meets Paris: Raquel Bitton on Africa Mix

Raquel Bitton, French songstress, producer and renowned interpreter of songs by Edith Piaf has released a new CD Rhythm of the Heart.  On her latest production, Bitton sings the classic songs of Tino Rossi, the romantic tenor singer of the French Cabaret era of the 1930s accompanied by an incredible cast of Latin musicians in the Bay Area.  And she'll be Emmanuel Nado's guest on Africa Mix.  Thursday at 9pm.

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2:55pm

Wed May 16, 2012
Africa Mix 5/17

This week on Africa Mix

Host Emannuel Nado invited several music pioneers to the KALW studios to perform live and speak about African music: Baba Ken of West African Highlife band (Nigeria), ethnomusicologist Dr. Yancine Badian Kouyate (Mali), and Fely Tchaco (Cote d'Ivoire, pictured).

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