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3/15/18 // Na Their Way Be That

‘Why So Complicated’ features magnificent guitar licks, exquisite keys and amazing, unique vocals over spell binding afrocentric rhythms! | listen

3/8/18 // Music Is The Answer

Henry Cole's main goal is to see music as “One World,” a space beyond styles, reaching out w/ a message of determination and unity for all! | listen

3/1/18 // Sonic Survivor

Muanapoto Is exhilarating as it is unexpected – you’re not sure where the beat will take you next, but you’ll want to be along for the ride! | listen

2/22/18 // Water No Get Enemy

W.N.G.E. is more philosophical than political, postulating the motion of water as a metaphor for human interaction & the rhythms of society | listen

2/15/18 // African Soul Power

Hiphoppapotamus has down a great rowdy jungle remix of Afriquoi's classic track, 'Pandemadzimai' to celebrate 10 years of Wormfood! | listen

2/12/18 // Along John Street With Mike Montrey Band

Three-track spotlight on “John Street,” the new album from Mike Montrey Band | listen

2/8/18 // Who Is William Onyeabor?

Legendary Nigerian musician, William Onyeabor, released 8 self-produced albums during the Nigerian civil war, and then he disappeared! | listen

2/1/18 // Lagos City Transport

Baba Commandant was a rather eccentric & mysterious character from the Ouagadougou underground scene! He was also a traditional Bobo dancer! | listen

1/29/18 // Perpetually Groovin’ Through The Forest Of Faith

Stoked for February when tours from Matisyahu, Perpetual Groove, Mike Gordon and more kick off | listen

1/25/18 // One People, One World

Bombastic & upbeat, Femi Kuti’s song from his forthcoming album is a call to set aside differences and work towards a more peaceful world! | listen

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

11/17/17 // Episode 55 / Father/Daughter part 2 / Jessi Frick Interview

This week we revisit the Miami and San Francisco-based label, Father/Daughter Records, and Jessi Frick from the label joins us on the phone to talk bands, running a business, and aging, and we check… | listen

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