Kenya Gets Hat Tip in Swahili Version of Yemi Alade’s ‘Na Gode’

It’s a new day in Africa, and I love it! What makes me say that? I say that because we now have the likes of award-winning Nigerian recording artist Yemi Alade remaking her songs in Swahili for African fans on the other side of the continent (she specifically mentions Kenya). Why does that matter? It matters to me … Continue reading Kenya Gets Hat Tip in Swahili Version of Yemi Alade’s ‘Na Gode’

Selma: Movie Suggestion for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Do you celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, the American holiday in honor of the famous civil rights leader? I did for many years growing up because I went to a school that followed the American school calendar. Every year we would get the day off and starting from then until the end of February, Black History … Continue reading Selma: Movie Suggestion for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Coller la Petite – Lyrics, Meaning & Translation

With over 14 million views on YouTube in under five months, Franko and his Coller La Petite have taken the world by storm! I first heard of Coller La Petite in a Whatsapp message from a childhood friend. I checked it out, and it’s been a love story ever since! I immediately looked for the Coller La … Continue reading Coller la Petite – Lyrics, Meaning & Translation