Kuduro taking over Angola
Meet kuduro pioneer Sebem, and the star Titca, who speak about how the ghetto music kuduro became the dominant style of music in Angola.
Carlou D on hip hop in Dakar
Dakar is the hip hop capital of West Africa. Like many other Senegalese artists, Carlou D started out as a rapper, but then moved on to new ground. Here we have a chat with him on the streets of Dakar, about how hip hop influenced the young artists.
Nneka speaks about Fela Kuti
«Fela, as you know, was always very straight forward, direct and blunt. Considered as a madman»
Nigerian singer Nneka speks about Fela Kuti, nigerian musical legend and also the narrating voice of Fonko
New reward, watch Fonko online
Watch Fonko online and on DVD before (almost) anyone elese.
As soon as Fonko has had its premiere, you will get
the opportunity to stream the film to your computer, wherever you may live. And when we have released Fonko on DVD, we will also ship it to you.
Spring in Burkina
Last autumn large protests forced Blaise Compaoré, the president of Burkina Faso, to leave the country. This was the result of a long struggle for justice and democracy. In Fonko you will meet the artists who helped to end the 27 years reign of Blaise Compaoré. Here’s one of them, young rapper
On the radio!
DJ Daniel Jadama! http://sverigesradio.se/sida/avsnitt/481312?programid=4560
Smockey and SamsK Le Jah, from Fonko, talk about how artists and musicians led the revolution in Burkina Faso when Blaise Compaoré was finally deposed. (In Swedish)
Xmas is over and we're not done!
Thank you to all the backers so far – let’s keep reaching out and finding all those wanting to be part of our crew. Thank you!