Nigeria

The Unreleased “Shuga” Theme

Some of Nigeria and Ghana’s biggest stars teamed up on “Shuga,” a song that was apparently somehow passed over for the theme to the HIV-stigma-breaking TV series Shuga. The fluttering synths of the beat, produced by Chopstix, sound rather uncannily ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/16855/the-unreleased-shuga-theme/"> Read more &#187;</a>

Onyeabor Mystery Persists in New Documentary

William Onyeabor is one of the most unique Nigerian performers of the &#8217;70s and &#8217;80s and also, very likely, the most mysterious. While we covered Onyeabor in our exploration of synthesizers in Africa, the new documentary Fantastic Man, directed by ...<a class="meta-nav" href="http://www.afropop.org/wp/16968/onyeabor-mystery-persists-in-new-documentary/"> Read more &#187;</a>