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Kárà-Kátà are composed of a wide range of talented musicians including several percussionists, a vibrant brass section, guitars & keyboards!
Lagos-based band Wura Samba’s style is characterized by a deep adherence to complex Yoruba religious themes w/ chants & high energy drums!
African Airways from A Long Way To The Beginning, is Seun Kuti’s warning against neocolonialism in Africa & is a good metaphor for the album
Photoshop Reality nails the way people overplay reality on social media, photo shopping not only their photos, but their existence as well!
Tony Allen fans, Africaine 808’s remix of Afrodiscobeat adds a futuristic twist by re-programming it with drum machines & synthesizers!
Ekedi is a soulful & mellow track with a consistent mid-tempo rhythm that allows Manu Dibango to showcase his mastery of the saxophone!
Senegalese legend, Ablaye Ndiaye Thiossane, released his 1st album in his mid 70s. His track, Bouki Ndiour, tells the tale of a hyena!
Despite being a project born from the privations of lockdown Eparapo’s music sought to create an expression of hope, resilience & resurgence
Voraz is about the frenetic pace of daily life, with a tempo to match, elastic guitar lines & the driving Igbo woodblock that keeps time!
‘Shaman’ marks a significant landmark for Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids discography. Ackamoor pays homage to the ancestors on Salvation!
Wrong Way by Ojibo Afrobeat is inspired by a Fela Kuti speech in which he calls democracy in Nigeria & Africa in general “demo-crazy.”