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Politics In Africa bubbles over with a distrust of institutions every bit as feverish as its double type groove and full throated chorus!
We Be All Africans is a message of survival & renewal. It’s a message that we are all one family and we need one another in order to survive
Now You See is THE track on Africa For Africa w/ straining organ, shuffling percussion & stabbing brass that will blow you away w/ its power
Lekan Animashaun will be linked forever to Fela Kuti, whom he faithfully accompanied from his beginnings back in 1965 until his passing
The complexity and the harmony of the beat, horn section & guitar on “Thunderbolt” by JariBu Afrobeat Arkestra will also rock your nerves!
Every cut on Bone Reader is danceable and the piano on the New Orleans-flavored ‘Rambeau’ colors the album with much appreciated diversity!
Masterpiece, Shuffering And Shmiling, was banned by the Nigerian Broadcasting Corporation due to it’s perceived socially inflammatory lyrics
French band, WAÏ Afrobeat’s album “No First Class” has a fascinating rhythm secion and the musical mix triggers irreparably a dance frenzy!
Tala A.M. sued James Brown for copying “Hot Koki” after performing alongside him at the infamous fight between Muhammed Ali & George Foreman
The Underbelly put a modern, edgy twist on the classic sounds of soul & funk, resulting in an album that captures both the ears and feet!
Carapaus Afrobeat is a new, Lisbon-born band comprised of 8 Portuguese musicians who make music that is sure to make you dance & move!
Album, All My Relations, is equal parts spiritual journey & irrepressible funk! It boasts a syncopated charm from the freedom of groove!
Fizzing track, “Mad Up,” ups the ante with a heady brew of rock, reggae, funk & soul by K.O.G & The Zongo Brigade from album Wahala Wahala!
Grenn Pwonmennen is a take on Angolan Semba music, as heard during a trip to Cape Verde, dedicated to environmental & resource awareness!
Gentleman’s a brilliant mishmash of African jazz, soul & funk. African culture reimagined through contemp. sounds, inst. rhythms & harmonies

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