The Kilimanjaro Entertainer Newsletter Vol. 7 2009
THIS WEEK ON KE411
Youssou N’Dour is one of the most popular and sought-after African musicians in the West. Read about his humble beginings in Dakar, Senegal to his world-wide stardom. You can also buy his music online.
Controversial Jamaican dancehall artist Mavado to release his much-anticipated CD in March. Sample the music and buy the CD before it hits the stores.
This is the 7th edition of our continuing series on “Kenyan Artists in the Diaspora.” This week the focus is on Miriam Chemmoss, a Kenyan actress, model and artist based in New York and Miami.
Liberian-American spoken-word artist is home at last. Read about his struggle to fit in America.
VIDEOS OF THE WEEK
We search the internet for the most interesting music videos and bring them to you weekly.
AFRICA: The African video of the week comes from the Indian Ocean island of Seychelles. The dancing style is called sega.
REGGAE: Reggae legend Bunny Wailer performs live for the first time in Chicago
KENYA: Siri by Nyota Ndogo is the Kenyan video of the week
3 SWAHILI MOVIES WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
1. Bongoland: Confronted by the realities of undocumented life in America, Juma, a Tanzanian immigrant, ponders whether to take the beating or go back home.
2. Tusamehe: A movie about the devastating consequences of AIDS in Africa seen through the life of an African victim living in the United States.
3. Bongoland 2: Having had enough of America, Juma decides to go back to Tanzania. Little did he know that a different reality awaited him.
Produced and directed by Josiah Kibira, a U.S- based Tanzanian filmmaker
NEW MUSIC CD’S
1. Song and Dance by rumba maestero samba Mapangala
2. Monday by Kenyan gospel group Milele
3. Free by Kenyan gospel singer Carole Mungai
RED HOT SALE-50% OFF SELECT DVD’S
HURRY! OFFER ENDS MARCH 14 O9
1. REDYKYULASS VOL. 1-3 $6.99
2. CHURCHILL CLASSICS-$6.99
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Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 15:54:57 -0800 [02/27/2009 05:54:57 PM CST]
From: Kilimanjaro Entertainment
Subject: SWAHILI MOVIES