This Week’s Episode Features a Conversation With Mr P, the 5 Hottest Tracks of the Week, and Laetitia Ky‘s Favourite African Proverb!
Tune in to Africa Now Radio With Cuppy This Sunday, April 18th at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC on Apple Music 1.
Nigerian artist and P-Square veteran Peter Okoye—better known as Mr P–joins Cuppy via FaceTime on Apple Music 1 to talk about his latest track with Mohombi, “Just Like That.” He also discusses The Prodigal, his first solo album since he and his twin brother Paul dissolved P-Square; his inspirations; and evolving the global perception of African music.
The Big 5
Cuppy shares the 5 hottest new African tracks of the moment. This week’s selection includes new tracks from Marioo; Cornelius SA, Kamanda & Dee Cee feat. Lady X; Rouge feat. Sarkodie & Youssoupha; Stonebwoy & VIC MENSA; and Runtown feat minz.
Nigeria’s Jujuboy Star is the latest Africa Rising cover star, a campaign which shines a light on the next generation of African superstars. Listen HERE.
Proverb of the Week
Best known for making intricate sculptures with her hair, Ivorian artist Laetitia Ky shares her favourite African proverb: “A flea can trouble a lion more than a lion can trouble a flea”––reminding us to never underestimate the impact we can have on the world around us.
Apple Music Home Session
Cuppy finishes this week’s show with a special presentation of the Apple Music Home Session series, in which artists record intimate versions of their own tracks, alongside classic songs they love. The latest Apple Music Home Session features Nigerian artist Fireboy DML, performing a Wande Coal classic and stripped-back selections from his 2020 album, APOLLO. Listen HERE.
Tune in and listen to the full episode this Sunday, April 18th at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC on Apple Music 1 at apple.co/_AfricaNow.