New music from Debo Band and Quantic with Flowering Inferno, vintage favorites from Fela and Salif Keita plus the hottest music from Africa: Offside Trick, Yemi Alade, Bebi Philip, Davido and much more on today's African Rhythms.
Mid 1950's sounds from Congo and West Africa. Hear a small portion of the post WW2 Latinization of West African music and the influx of guitars. As big of a musical moment as the introduction of brass instruments into New Orleans after the Spanish – American war. Second hour was spent mostly in the small mountain village of Jajouka, in Northern Morocco. A location and family with a 4,000+ year old musical heritage handed off to them by Pan.