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"Mati Yakataika, Si Ungayawolere" is a proverb in the Nyungwe dialect from Mozambique which means ‘spilled water can"t be collected again’
Newen Afrobeat plays an energetic version of Fela Kuti’s ‘Opposite People’ w/ Seun Kuti & Cheick Tidiane in Chile at the Womad Festival!
Shokazoba’s a 9 piece horn driven, funk powerhouse & their high energy music is designed to move feet, inspire the mind & activate our souls
Toxic Times’ politically charged, calling attention to the political climate in the US, police brutality, climate change & gender inequality
Future Toyi Toyi embraces South African musical protest style born out of anti-apartheid, fusing dance, jazz, gqom beats, hip hop & Afrobeat
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
The Last Poets are weathervanes, warning of the future and past sins in poems that are indivisible from the rhythms they're voiced on!
“Without Tony Allen, there would be no Afrobeat.” – Fela Kuti. Today we honor Allen’s unique talent & musical genius during his epic career