You may have checked out the Lungu Lungu column I write for Fader magazine: every two weeks I focus on a musical discovery, typically a brief outline of a country and a specific musical scene, anchored around one specific artist’s profile. And with every post, there’s a free song to download. Perhaps you have the luxury of having time to read all of these nice stories, but if you don’t, the playlist below is a nice shortcut to listen to this nice sample of new, eclectic, exciting flavors coming from all corners of Africa: