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Orlando Julius
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From Grammy winner Dobet Gnahoré’s new album, Couleur, Yakané offers a powerful message that girls of today are the strong women of tomorrow
On Ddala (Real), Spyda MC drops his Lugaflow in the local Hip Hop vernacular. He exhorts us to stay authentic & not hide behind fake titles!
Newen Afrobeat plays an energetic version of Fela Kuti’s ‘Opposite People’ w/ Seun Kuti & Cheick Tidiane in Chile at the Womad Festival!
Gúdú Gúdú Kan’s a unique musical collaboration & refers to the role the snare drum plays & its relationship w/ Ìyá Ìlù kan, or the kick drum
Mèdaho draws on group’s shared reverence for the raw, psychedelic afro-funk sound that captivated Kaleta as a music loving kid in 70s Benin!
All the intensity of free jazz is channeled into the percussion heavy groove of Unity, a tribal-funk jam built around a hypnotically droning violin line & wall of drums