Afro-Futurism (and more): February 23, 2019

We aren’t experts in Afrofuturism, but we’re learning! A quick tour of Afrofuturism past and present, from the mothership of Sun Ra to the technologically infused pop/hip-hop of Janelle Monae.


WAFFLES theme :: Teen Titans

Space is the Place :: Sun Ra

Astro’s Revenge :: Haolin Munk

Courage :: The Souljazz Orchestra

Cold Feet :: Zaki Ibrahim

N’kosi Sikeli Afrika :: Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Zaire Kwele :: Somo Somo & Mose Se Sengo

Molalatiadi :: BLK JKS

New Colossus :: Kaia Kater

Viva Nigeria :: Fela Kuti

Birth of Ghana :: Lord Kitchener

Bad at Love :: Malo

Treehouse :: Kae Sun

Sexus Plexus Nexus :: Pierre Kwenders

What’s Hardcore? :: K’naan

East :: Billy Paul

Freedom in 63 :: Nick Holder

Another Life :: JayWood

Got the Juice :: Janelle Monae

Malo :: Mel Rose

Kings and Queens :: Kemba

Need Someone :: Ollie

Paradise :: Desiire

Radio Africa :: Bhundu Boys