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Tony Allen - Afrobeat Pulsations

In a world where everything’s tailored to make us believe the last one who spoke is right, time stands as the most precious indicator. No less than 40 years (50 by the time writing these lines!) have seen… 1,650 more words

Afrobeat

Fela Kuti VS Masters At Work!

Fela Anikulapo Kuti & Africa 70 – Expensive Shit (Soundworkshop Records)
Taken from his 1975 released album of the name. “The title of the album refers to an incident in which the Nigerian police tried to arrest him by planting a joint on him. 175 more words

Afrobeat

Fela Forever!

‘Finding Fela’… A title which might seem weird for the ones who embraced his music back in the day and never forgot him. But what a better one in reverse for the upcoming generations as for discovering one of the most influential artist of his time?!? 432 more words

Afrobeat

Tony Allen Hosts Second Camp In Stillwater

Tony Allen hosted his second annual Grit & Grind Basketball camp in Stillwater, where he played his college ball at Oklahoma State University.

The camp is for kids in kindergarten through sixth grade and runs from 9 a.m. 122 more words

News

African Rhythms, KFAI 07/24/14

New music from Ginger Baker plus fresh and vintage sounds from Guinea, Sierra Leone, Nigeria, Haiti, Mali, Congo, Jamaica, Tanzania and beyond can be heard on today’s  217 more words

Music

Flavia Coelho - Por Cima (2014) #Flaviacoelho #Brasil #Bossa

Flavia Coelho is back with her Bossa mood album  “Mundo Meu” (Discograph). A lot of great guests on this second LP such as Patrice, Speech, Tony Allen … Impressive no ? 23 more words

Musicology

African Rhythms, KFAI 07/10/14

Some powerful Latin rhythms from Congo, Peru and NYC, new music from Afrobeat great Tony Allen, a birthday salute to Mighty Sparrow and a World Cup update on today’s  253 more words

Music