2/2/2012 African Rhythms

 

Two hours of boundary crossing music, new and vintage, on today’s African Rhythms, including the Lijadu Sisters (Nigeria), The Congos (Jamaica), Gigi (Ethiopia), Gnonnas Pedro (Benin), and Rodrigo y Gabriela with C.U.B.A. (Mexico/Cuba).


Playlist Tracks: 
Toumani Diabate - Djelika
Album: Djelika; Label: Hannibal
Rodrigo y Gabriela with C.U.B.A. - 11:11
Album: Area 52; Label: ATO
Soukous Stars - Sinovela
Album: Feet: A Global Dance Party; Label: Ellipsis Arts
Gigi - Sew Argen
Album: Gud Fella; Label: Voice
20% - Nimerudi Salama (Souk)
Album: Yanini Malumbano; Label: Sole Distribution
Gnonnas Pedro - Yiriyiri Boum
Album: Afro Latin via Cotonou; Label: Syllart
Ensemble la Perfecta - Jojo
Album: Tumbélé! Biguine, Afro and Latin Sounds from the French Caribbean, 1963-1974; Label: Soundway
La Justicia - Las Frutas del Pais
Album: Cult Cargo: Salsa Boricua De Chicago; Label: Numero Group
Angélique Kidjo - Oulala
Album: Oyaya!; Label: Columbia
Miriam Makeba - Umhome
Album: Africa; Label: SBME Special Markets
The Congos - Congo Man (Carl Craig edit)
Album: 12"; Label: Honest Jons
Alton Ellis - African Descendents
Album: Studio One Funk; Label: Soul Jazz
Dennis Brown - Malcolm X
Album: The Best of the Joe Gibbs Years; Label: Shanachie
Aar Maanta - Asalamu Alaykum
Album: Hiddo & Dhagan; Label: Aar Maanta
Kae Sun - Weh-Weh
Album: Outside the Barcode; Label: Kae Sun Music
Nneka - Shining Star
Album: Soulisheavy; Label: Decon
Hollie Cook - It's So Different Here
Album: Hollie Cook; Label: Mr. Bongo
Amadou & Mariam - Sarama
Album: Wati; Label: Circular Moves
Lijadu Sisters - Danger
Album: Danger; Label: Knitting Factory
Novalima - Guayabo
Album: Karimba; Label: ESL
Cheikh Lo - Jamm
Album: Jamm; Label: Nonesuch
Milton Nascimento - Lilia
Album: Clube da Esquina; Label: Odeon
Ikebe Shakedown - The Hold Up
Album: Ikebe Shakedown; Label: Ubiquity
Roberto Fonseca - Tierra en Mano
Album: Zamazu; Label: Enja
Program: 
Air Date: 
February 2, 2012