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‘Shaman’ marks a significant landmark for Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids discography. Ackamoor pays homage to the ancestors on Salvation!
This is part 3 of 3 for my 2020 year in music recap. As always, this is an incomplete list of my favorites, and presented unranked, though along the way I may highlight some records that really stood out a little extra for me this year. We’re doing things alphabetically this time around, so this episode covers artist names from O-W (no X, Y, or Z artists made the list this time around).
Wrong Way by Ojibo Afrobeat is inspired by a Fela Kuti speech in which he calls democracy in Nigeria & Africa in general “demo-crazy.”
Guarantee you won’t find a holiday mix like this one anywhere else.
Songhoy Blues takes the top spot on this week’s BTR Top 10! Debuting on the countdown this week: Mamalarky, Emily Edrosa, Anna McClellan, Half Stack, Tiña
Escape the madness in The Listening Booth for a holiday free mix w/blues from Victoria Bailey, R&B via Marina Kaye, & Lord Sonny The Unifier

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