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‘Rambola’ ft. Carnival rhythms, kick drums, Middle Eastern strings, and hand-held percussion playing off a call-and-response wordplay!
It Began In Africa was set up by EDM artists Juliet Sikora and Tube & Berger. They want to help raise money for The African Children’s Choir
‘Irganda’ focuses on the dire environmental predicaments that Malians face on a daily basis. It’s a defiant plea for reflection & action!
‘Maloya’ by Alma Negra has a broad range of ethnic rhythms, far out vocal chops and even a grainy, tape-saturated kick drum to boot!
Sounds good right? Yea, this mix going to get all up in your brain. You can damn near taste the music. World Hip Hop for ya!! Thanks me later. Check out this dope artist on the playlist, Shumba Youth from the UK. Napoleon Da Legend put me on to him. Also check out Cohen@Mushon from Israel. They are one of my favorite groups right now. Their production is so smooth. You won't be disappointed. Anyway my mix adds some flavor to your taste buds, let's rock!!!
There’s an amazing & very atypical vibe on ‘Hinde.’ The track sounds more like moody desert music than something born from the Kenyan coast!
Hook & Crook’ finds Amayo flying to the peak of Kilimanjaro “to gain an outer worldly perspective” He finds the need to “detach, detach”
‘Bamako’ is about dispelling the negative image of Africa by describing something everyone can relate to – going out on a Saturday night!
B.C.U.C.’s incantations look social & identity questions in the face. They refuse to belong to a specific movement or be put into a box!
‘Mr. Debtor’ will take you deeper into the groove, coming through with a beautifully dubwise groove to fill the air! So hot!
On “Abandon Property,” Oghene Kologbo’s rich, oaky, finely aged vocals provide rugged counterpoint to Tony Allen’s lightly-skipping rhythm!
Formed in 2011, Ajate plays a unique blend of afro-groove dance music mixed w/ Japanese traditional festival music called Ohayashi!
Singapore’s Instigator Afrobeat Orchestra welcomes you aboard an enlightening musical voyage to witness the world in a new collective realm!
Oumou Sangaré sings openly about forbidden topics. Her music is not entertainment but experience, a conscious theatre of ideas!
Oumou Sangaré’s voice is a soulful joy, soaring to high notes and resounding with a husky richness! Enjoy Jose Marquez’s remix of her track!
“Afri-Cali, ”a hearty cioppino of rock, blues, heavy rhythms and percussion of 1970s Ethiopian music, topped with coastal-psych seasoning!
If, as the great Fela Kuti once said ‘music is the weapon,’ then you’ll need to wear armor to withstand the full sonic force of L.A.C.!
‘Man Is Enough’ is the second album from Warsaw Afrobeat Orchestra, consisting of 10 songs, led by 3 singers. This album is a musical hybrid that merges funk groove!
While visiting Kinshasa James Brown dubbed Verckys, Mr. Dynamite. Notorious for being one of Congo’s most ruthless business men, the legendary musician was a powerhouse
Umm, hold on. Yeah was just having a conversation with my friend about this crazy weather. U know how NYC is. 70's degrees one minute, 20 degrees the next, lol. So if you got cabin fever, stuck in the house, we got some good music for you to ease the mental pains. World hip hop is the cure. Set ya mind free and let's rock. Come on!!!
13-piece Montreal based band, Papa Groove take us on an rich aurol journey from West Africa to Oakland, USA. Blasting out a healthy dose of Afrobeat & funky R&B!
Fela Kuti’s ‘Government Chicken Boy,’ is about obedient followers of authority. This half-hour original version has ominous horns & chants.

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