Yacouba Sissoko

2 views of Yacouba Sissoko, one of the premier kora players in the world. Sissoko was born into a djeli (griot) family in Kita, Mali. He is continuing a family tradition that goes back many generations and centuries.





Femi Kuti is Coming to Brooklyn in June

The incomparable afrobeat maestro Femi Kuti returns to NYC with The Positive Force to headline back-to-back shows at Brooklyn Bowl on Wednesday, June 10 and Thursday, June 11.

I will be on hand to take photos of Femi and the band at the Wednesday night show. Click here for more info on the back-to-back shows.


Got Puku?

Puku is a stylish, high-powered, high-capacity USB charger for mobile devices that has been garnering a lot of buzz in the tech world. The company was started by Meck Khalfan and Abraham Merishani who are Tanzanian, and Ani Onuorah who is Nigerian.

I had a chat with Ani Onuorah, who is the president of the company about the journey so far.

Read the full interview here.

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