This week’s set is ECLECTIC! We feature hits of soukous, funk, afrobeat, reggae, pop, electro, palmwine music, AND a touch of home-taper weirdness for good measure. I hope you like it! And if you like this one, be sure to check out Worldwide Hour and the Afrobeat Show every week on BTR!
Sweet Breeze – Across the Desert
Afro National – Afro National
Joe Higgs – Life of Contradiction
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