December 2013 African Rhythms Archives

New music from Mayra Andrade, vintage music from Senegal and The Gambia plus a tribute to The Voice of Lightness, Tabu Ley Rochereau.

As the world celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela, African Rhythms salutes the music of South Africa on today’s show, from Masekela and Makeba to the Dark City Sisters and the Mgababa Queens, along with a set of contemporary African music from around the continent during the first hour.

Reggae Business! Two hours of dub, roots, rock steady and ska with Brad, General Moses, Deborah and Jojo.

Celebrating 50 years of Kenyan independence with a generous selection of Benga music and more, plus some of 2013’s notable releases and a tribute to African American jazz greats Yusuf Lateef, Chico Hamilton and Horace Silver.