Read/Watch information about influential musicians from Kenya, Nigeria, and South Africa. How has the American music scene influenced the different sounds of African music or vice versa? How has African beats and rhythms influenced American music?
Kenyan musician P-Unit
Fela! The Musical
Nigerian musician/activist; Jay-Z and the Smiths (Will & Jada) are producing the musical for Broadway
Read about the 2010 MTV Africa (MTV Base) Awards
http://www.mama.mtvbase.com/newsArticle.aspx?iNewsID=10 Which American artists will be there?