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    On our Lists this week: Biko's Ghost, The Kyle Shepherd Trio and H.E.R.
    On our Lists this week: Biko's Ghost, The Kyle Shepherd Trio and H.E.R.
    The Kyle Shepherd Trio: A Portrait of Home. Hayi suka, we would be but dust and ash and a mass of grey regrets without...
    On The Lists this week: FAKA, Allen Iverson and Koleka Putuma
    On The Lists this week: FAKA, Allen Iverson and Koleka Putuma
    FAKA: Uyang’khumbula. I legit feel like I’ve eureka’d the answers to every single unanswered question in life....
    Where Should We Begin, Daev Martian and Roll20 are on our Lists this week
    Where Should We Begin, Daev Martian and Roll20 are on our Lists this week
    The Chimurenga Chronic: “We Make Our Own Food”, April 17 edition: I appreciate how reading Chimurenga makes...
    The Lists this week: Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, King of the Belgians and Spoek Mathambo
    The Lists this week: Abubakar Adam Ibrahim, King of the Belgians and Spoek Mathambo
    King of the Belgians. It’s a pity that the European Film Festival ended last weekend because it means that getting to...
    The Lists: Chimurenga Chronic, Lyric DVDs and celebrating comic books
    The Lists: Chimurenga Chronic, Lyric DVDs and celebrating comic books
    Manelis: Township Jupiter. Manelis has been tinkering with a new aesthetic pretty much since the Nineties, which is when...
    Zadie Smith, Phuzekhemisi and 'Dear White People' — on our Lists this week
    Zadie Smith, Phuzekhemisi and 'Dear White People' — on our Lists this week
    Dear White People. Two years ago, the film was shown in movie houses but got tossed into the abyss of screenplays that...
    On the lists week: DAMN, Falling Upwards and ​the Black Christ of the Andes
    On the lists week: DAMN, Falling Upwards and ​the Black Christ of the Andes
    THE PLAY LISTBlack Christ of the Andes: Mary-Lou Williams. Like this unforgettable utterance from the one and only...
    On the Lists this week; Devin Allen, Laura Mvula and Inna de Yard
    On the Lists this week; Devin Allen, Laura Mvula and Inna de Yard
    THE PLAY LISTInna de Yard — The Soul of Jamaica: Inna de Yard is less a group than an ethos,...
    On our lists this week: Cassava Republic, Vivek Shraya and Kamasi Washington
    On our lists this week: Cassava Republic, Vivek Shraya and Kamasi Washington
    THE READING LISTCassava Republic. The other day, on a whim, I gave someone dear a copy of Teju Cole’s...
    Exploring Otherness and Noel Mostert on our Lists this week
    Exploring Otherness and Noel Mostert on our Lists this week
    Kindness: Otherness. These days I’m hanging out in a sonic community of hyper-contemporary musicians...
    On our Lists this week: Leye Adenie and architectural gems in Jo'burg and Cape Town
    On our Lists this week: Leye Adenie and architectural gems in Jo'burg and Cape Town
    Midnite — Arise Again. A dude I know once called Rastas the slow kids of the Black Consciousness movement who...