Tag: Femi Kuti

Fake Steve Jobs Introduces iSierra Music Festival

“Here’s to the crazy ones, the misfits, the rebels, the troublemakers, the round pegs in the square holes…the ones who see things differently – they’re not fond of rules.” So sayeth Steve Jobs, the innovator affectionately parodied in this terrific video preview for this summer’s High Sierra Music Festival taking place July 1-4 in Quincy,…

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Where’s The Money? Kenyan Artists Pester Government In Video

Did you know that only 17% of Kenyans have access to clean drinking water? Me neither, until I watched “Mteja,” a collaborative rap video by Kenya artists Wahu, Juliani, Roba (Kalamashaka), Lyn, Wenyeji, Kanjii Mbugua, and ICJ. Where, asks the Swahili-English track, are the millions of dollars budgeted for rural development as part of Kenya’s…