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Swiss band Professor Wouassa’s Fallou Fall opens their album in a jazzy & big band way, and quickly switches to an Afrobeat theme and solo!
Every cut on Bone Reader is danceable and the piano on the New Orleans-flavored ‘Rambeau’ colors the album with much appreciated diversity!
Masterpiece, Shuffering And Shmiling, was banned by the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation due to it’s perceived socially inflammatory lyrics
French band, WAÏ Afrobeat’s album “No First Class” has a fascinating rhythm secion and the musical mix triggers irreparably a dance frenzy!
Beasts Of No Nation was a strong return to form for Fela Kuti and signaled that his political beliefs kept him from becoming musically lazy!
Tala A.M. sued James Brown for copying “Hot Koki” after performing alongside him at the infamous fight between Muhammed Ali & George Foreman
DJ Meredith is taking you on a sonic adventure around the world on a journey through sound, introducing a fresh, new lineup of bands & artists from the most unexpected places on Earth!  Let’s open the show with ‘Gari Good’ by Segun Damisa & The Afro-Beat Crusaders! Enjoy new & rare grooves as we check Femi Kuti, Kola Ogunkoya and so much more!
‘Naleli” means “I cry” and it is the only reggae tune, mostly instrumental, downbeat track, from the album 360° by Kongo Dia Ntotila!
Ikwunga offers a striking and dynamic vocal style to augment the bubbling Afrobeat grooves. Enjoy the stilted & vibrant poetry on Di Bombs!
Afrodizz’s album, Froots, is rife with pounding, liberating and powerfully hypnotic rhythms, nailing home the message with pointed vocals!
Bandanera Afrobeat was born when saxophonist Guglielmo Pagnozzi & Senegalese drummer Moulaye Niang combined their musical experiences!
The Underbelly put a modern, edgy twist on the classic sounds of soul & funk, resulting in an album that captures both the ears and feet!
Curiche, by Newen Afrobeat, is an extremely energetic album that talks about inequality, migration, female roles, indigenous cultures & more
Album, All My Relations, is equal parts spiritual journey & irrepressible funk! It boasts a syncopated charm from the freedom of groove!
Wahala Wahala brings to light the strength & endurance of humans. A personal journey, documenting obstacles the band has faced & overcome!

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