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1/18/18 // Music For Your Legs

11 bright musicians w/ unbelievable drive makeup Moscow, Russia based band, MOSBRASS! Their music delivers brass and is filled with passion! | listen

1/17/18 // Bazarro Strikes Back World Mix

First of all shoutout to Haiti and all the other countries that get a bad rep. We fight back with messages from the music. So this mix is for those who fight back with positivity and knowledge of self. Also, shout out to my boy Dj Tony Touch for letting me rock at Toca Tuesdays and club Cielo in NY.… | listen

1/11/18 // AfroBEYOND

10-piece, NYC band, R.C.A., focus on the progress and sustainability of Afrobeat as a genre, movement and lifestyle in the United States! | listen

1/4/18 // Survivor

Born in the D.R. of the Congo, Faty, of Tshegue, brings a powerful, worldly energy to her music and she sings with a refreshing passion! | listen

1/3/18 // New Year!

Happy New Year to all. This is the first World Hip ­Hop Show of the year so let's rock ... Check out DeCaf Black with Napoleon Da Legend on "Man Makes the Rules."  Also, check out Micah Gaugh from Brazil ... Different stuff man, I'm telling you. Rock the house yawl!!! | listen

12/28/17 // Kalakuta Show

‘Rambola’ ft. Carnival rhythms, kick drums, Middle Eastern strings, and hand-held percussion playing off a call-and-response wordplay! | listen

12/21/17 // It Began In Africa

It Began In Africa was set up by EDM artists Juliet Sikora and Tube & Berger. They want to help raise money for The African Children’s Choir | listen

12/14/17 // Music In Exile

‘Irganda’ focuses on the dire environmental predicaments that Malians face on a daily basis. It’s a defiant plea for reflection & action! | listen

12/7/17 // Cheat And Start A Fight

‘Maloya’ by Alma Negra has a broad range of ethnic rhythms, far out vocal chops and even a grainy, tape-saturated kick drum to boot! | listen

11/30/17 // African Vibration

There’s an amazing & very atypical vibe on ‘Hinde.’ The track sounds more like moody desert music than something born from the Kenyan coast! | listen

11/23/17 // Rise Up

Hook & Crook’ finds Amayo flying to the peak of Kilimanjaro “to gain an outer worldly perspective” He finds the need to “detach, detach” | listen

11/16/17 // Résistance

‘Bamako’ is about dispelling the negative image of Africa by describing something everyone can relate to – going out on a Saturday night! | listen

11/9/17 // Music For The People, By The People, With The People

B.C.U.C.’s incantations look social & identity questions in the face. They refuse to belong to a specific movement or be put into a box! | listen

11/2/17 // Diasporadical

‘Mr. Debtor’ will take you deeper into the groove, coming through with a beautifully dubwise groove to fill the air! So hot! | listen

10/26/17 // Rhythm Masters

On “Abandon Property,” Oghene Kologbo’s rich, oaky, finely aged vocals provide rugged counterpoint to Tony Allen’s lightly-skipping rhythm! | listen

10/19/17 // Worldwide Soul

Formed in 2011, Ajate plays a unique blend of afro-groove dance music mixed w/ Japanese traditional festival music called Ohayashi! | listen

10/12/17 // Week of 10/12/17

Singapore’s Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra welcomes you aboard an enlightening musical voyage to witness the world in a new collective realm! | listen

10/5/17 // Week of 10/05/17

Oumou Sangaré sings openly about forbidden topics. Her music is not entertainment but experience, a conscious theatre of ideas! | listen

9/22/17 // "Counting The Days" by Mosquitos

Mosquitos first gained notoriety for their Bossa Nova/indie pop hit “Boombox” in the 2000s. After spending a decade in Rio de Janeiro and Oaxaca, Mexico, the now NYC-based trio is back with a… | watch

9/22/17 // Mosquitos

Mosquitos - in this case in acoustic duo form of Brazilian singer Juju Stulbach and singer/multi-instrumentalist Chris Root, first gained notoriety for their Bossa Nova/indie pop hit “Boombox” in… | listen

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