posts tagged lagos

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

1/11/18 // 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

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

9/21/17 // Week of 09/21/17

Oumou Sangaré’s voice is a soulful joy, soaring to high notes and resounding with a husky richness! Enjoy Jose Marquez’s remix of her track! | listen

9/14/17 // Week of 09/14/17

After 2 hip hop oriented albums, the A.L.V.O. returns to its beloved orchestral madness w/ their album “Morpheus” Enjoy “Super Dopamine!” | listen

9/7/17 // Week of 09/07/17

In “Race Hustle,” by C.A.P., an overwhelming atmosphere of urban struggle rises from chanting protestors introducing the song! | listen

8/31/17 // Week of 08/31/17

The 4 tracks from Gumz’ EP ‘Mwalimu,’ which is the Swahili word for teacher, feels like a soul searching experience provided by each track! | listen

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