Emmanuel NadoHost, Africamix
Emmanuel Nado is at the forefront of promoting African music and culture in the San Francisco Bay Area. He is from Cote d’Ivoire in West Africa, a country which for many years has been the crossroad of African popular music. As a journalist, promoter and radio producer, Nado is an active force in the African music scene in the U.S. In the early '90s, his published articles on African music and the artists were eye openers to many Bay Area African music aficionados.
Nado produces and hosts Africa Mix. His dance mixes are infectious. Visit Africa Mix for playlists.
Emmanuel Nado of AfricaMix highlights the rhythms from Africa that has influenced music across the globe.
Emmanuel Nado of Africa Mix looks back at the iconic Soul to Soul Festival where Ike and Tina Turner brought their funk to Ghana in 1971.
On her recent album “Timbuktu” the “songbird of Wassoulou” continues her feminist messaging while highlighting elements of traditional Malian music.