The search for old or new African sounds is based around a nostalgia culture that is endemic to Anglo-American popular music.
How traffic jams, speaking in tongues, neighbourhood watches, and even dreadlocks can be political proxy battlegrounds in Africa
At one time, the streets in over 30 countries globally were named for Congo's slain leader, while in Ethiopia, powerful images remain.
The soul-searching and questioning that happened in the anti-colonial and post-independence age in Africa gave birth to great literature.
From Zambia's unorthodox astronauts to the Nigerian Kalakuta Republic, the continent left its mark on the world stage.