2/23/2012 African Rhythms

 

Today's edition of African Rhythms featured music from Congolese Belgian hip hop artist Baloji collaborating with Konono No. 1 and Amp Fiddler, Eritrean reggae from the Asmara All Stars, soul jazz from American vibraphone hero Roy Ayers and so much more...


Playlist Tracks: 
Baloji - Karibu Ya Bintou
Album: Kinshasa Succursale; Label: Crammed Discs
The Funk Ark - Diaspora
Album: From the Rooftops; Label: ESL
Nneka - Shining Star
Album: Soulisheavy; Label: Decon
Issa Bagayogo - Koroto
Album: Tassoumakan; Label: Six Degrees
Orchestra Baobab - On Verra Ça
Album: Specialists in all Styles; Label: Nonesuch
Lura - Marinhêro
Album: Eclipse; Label: Four Quarters
Asmara All Stars - Haki featuring Yosef Tsehaya
Album: Eritrea's Got Soul; Label: Out Here
Rodrigo y Gabriela - 11:11
Album: Area 52; Label: ATO
Monomono - Kenimania
Album: Give the Beggar a Chance; Label: Soundway
Roy Ayers - The River Niger
Album: Africa Center of the World; Label: Polydor
Hypnotic Brass Ensemble - Sankofa
Album: Hypnotic Brass Ensemble; Label: Honest Jons
Afel Bocoum - Makelekele
Album: Mali Music; Label: Astralwerks
DRC Music - Lingala featuring Bokatola System
Album: Kinshasa One Two; Label: Warp
Baloji - Nazongi Ndako (part 1) with Zaiko Langa-Langa and Amp Fiddler
Album: Kinshasa Succursale; Label: Crammed Discs
Monsieur Dolor et Les Guitar Boys - Panty
Album: Tumbélé! Biguine, Afro and Latin Sounds from the French Caribbean, 1963-1974; Label: Soundway
Quantic and his Combo Barbaro - Undelivered Letter
Album: Tradition in Transition; Label: Tru Thoughts
Novalima - Guayabo
Album: Karimba; Label: ESL
Novalima - Malivio Son
Album: Karimba; Label: ESL
Asa - Why Can't We
Album: Beautiful Imperfection; Label: Dramatico
Sofía Rei Kojtsovitis - Instante de Vos
Album: Sube Azul; Label: World Village
Aar Maanta - Asalamu Alaykum
Album: Hiddo & Dhaqan; Label: Aar Maanta
Les Barons - Lagos Sound System
Album: Afrobeat Sessions; Label: Union Square
Ocote Soul Sounds - Primavera
Album: Taurus; Label: ESL
Gene Shaw - Goin' Downtown
Album: Carnival Sketches; Label: Argo
Program: 
Air Date: 
February 23, 2012