King Sunny Ade
David Byrne’s label Luaka Bop is celebrating it’s 25th anniversary with Atomic Bomb! Who Is William Onyeabor? Today’s Worldwide Hour features tracks from the Luaka Bop resissue of Onyeabor’s collection, as well as Nigerian artists Fela Kuti, Tony Allen, and King Sunny Ade.
DJ Wynn shares new music from Lebanese singer/songwriter Yasmine Hamdan, whose new album draws inspiration from Arab women singers from the mid 20th century. Your home will also be warmed by the funk and soul of El Rego, Amadou & Mariam, and Chicago Afrobeat Project.
Music from King Sunny Ade, Mahotella Queens, and Orchestra Baobab
Tune in for global melodies from Number One du Senegal, Tito Puente, and Casiokids