Botswana's Big Break
Friday, May 08, 2009
"The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" finishes up its season on HBO this weekend. It's based on the mystery novel series by Alexander McCall Smith. Botswana music producer Solo B. tells Studio 360's Rob Weisberg about the musicians on the soundtrack. He says "No. 1 Ladies" is a big opportunity for Botswana artists to break out of the shadow of South Africa.
Botswana wa TsabakelaArtist: Arrangement by Gaolape Basuhi, Performed by The Mogwana Traditional Dance GroupAlbum: (Traditional)Label: Loao Cultural Company
I Don't ComeArtist: Written by Malefo Mokha, Performed by StamporeLabel: Small House Records
Totoma DanceArtist: Written by Malefo Mokha, Performed by StamporeLabel: Small House Records
MmamolediArtist: Written by Gaotwesepe Robalang, Performed by MaxyLabel: Gaotwesepe Robalang
Taku TakuArtist: Written by Odirile Sento, Performed by VeeLabel: Eric Ramco Records