We’re pleased to announce that Rikki Ililonga and Musi-O-Tunya’s “Dark Sunrise” made it on to NPR’s “All Songs Considered” this afternoon. You can link to the program – and the song – below. A sample of the conversation shared by hosts Bob Bollen and Robin Hilton:
RH: You know so much about music, Bob…. I’m wondering, of all of the places you have mined for music – has your curiosity ever taken you to Zambian rock?
BB: I can’t think of one.
RH: I couldn’t have named one before this afternoon, when I started listening to this amazing collection of rock music from Zambia…. this producer named Egon discovered Rikki Ililonga’s music through a friend and made it his mission to get his music out there and, oh gosh, I’m so glad he did…