Cover Star Interview
Ghanaian highlife, afrobeats and afro-pop singer, Kuami Eugene joins Cuppy via FaceTime on Apple Music 1 to talk about his sophomore album, ‘Son of Africa,’ winning Artist of the year and Highlife Artist of the year at the 2020 VGMA’s, wanting to be a household name in Africa, and Daddy Lumba being a big inspiration.
The Big 5
Cuppy shares the 5 hottest new African tracks of the moment. This week’s selection includes new tracks from Mapara A Jazz, Nelson Freitas, Darkovibes & Sarkodie, Chike and Shirazee.
Nigerian artist, producer and designer Straffitti is this week’s Africa Rising artist, a campaign which shines a light on the next generation of African superstars https://apple.co/32v7zX4
Proverb of the Week
Nigerian activist Damilola Odufuwa from the Feminist Coalition shares her favorite African proverb: “When roots of the tree decay, it spreads death to the branches.”
Cuppy finishes this week’s show with a special mini-mix of South Africa’s No. 1 playlist Amapiano Lifestyle.
Tune in and listen to the full episode this Sunday, October 25th at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC only on Apple Music 1 at apple.co/_AfricaNow
Kuami Eugene on Being Called the “Son of Africa”
Kuami Eugene on Winning Highlife Artist of the Year Award for Three Years In a Row