This Week’s Episode Features a Conversation With Jux, the 5 Hottest Tracks of the Week, and Eddie Kadi’s Favourite African Proverb! 

Tune in to Africa Now Radio With Cuppy This Sunday, February 28th at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC
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Cover Star Interview
Tanzanian singer-songwriter Jux is this week’s cover star, and joins Cuppy via FaceTime on Apple Music 1 to talk about his latest track, “Sawa.” He also discusses building his career while studying in China, his other creative ventures, and the importance of building a legacy.

The Big 5
Cuppy shares the 5 hottest new African tracks of the moment. This week’s selection includes new tracks from Rema; Focalistic & Davido feat. Virgo Deep; Zuchu; Okyeame Kwame & Kuami Eugene; and Stino Le Thwenny feat. K.O., Major League Djz & Khuli Chana.

Africa Rising 
South Africa’s Sayfar & Mnqobi Yazo are the latest Africa Rising cover stars, a campaign which shines a light on the next generation of African superstars.

Proverb of the Week 
British-Congolese comedian, presenter and philanthropist Eddie Kadi shares one of his father’s favourite proverbs: “Too many friends equals too many problems”—emphasising the power of a tight-knit circle.

Mini Mix
Cuppy finishes this week’s show with a special mini-mix of Apple Music’s Amapiano Lifestyle playlist, highlighting a South African genre which has seen a meteoric rise across the continent. This week’s mix features music from Olamide feat. Bad Boy Timz; Zinoleesky; Junior De Rocka & Lady Du feat. Mr. JazziQ, Mellow & Sleazy; Zain SA; and Vico Da Sporo feat. Sandile.

Tune in and listen to the full episode this Sunday, February 28th at 2p Lagos/London / 3p Johannesburg/Paris / 6a LA / 9a NYC on Apple Music 1 at

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