WHEN hip-hop artist Young Grace released her song Hello Boss in late-January 2015, none of Kigali’s music know-it-all had seen it coming. And a few months earlier, she had released another – that was already making it to the top of play-lists, on TV and radio – the sweet and smooth Sweet Poupou. I loved it, and I still play it at least to hear how she pronounces ‘sweet’ as /’sweeli/ and, of course, the part where she says, ‘pouchouli’.

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