AFROBEAT MARCHES ON

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Air date: 
Thu, 12/13/2018 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Afrobeat, the powerful hybrid of jazz, funk and Nigerian highlife pioneered by Fela Kuti continues it's march into the future. We'll listen to music from many artists keeping that legacy alive today, including The Afromotive, Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble, Chicago Afrobeat Project, The Daktaris, Femm Nameless, Kaleta & Zozo Afrobeat, Seun Kuti, Bukky Leo, and Mamud Band.

Episode Playlist

  • Time
    2:02
    Artist
    Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
    Song
    African Soldier
    Album
    From Africa With Fury: Rise
    Label
    Knitting Factory Records
  • Time
    2:07
    Artist
    Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble
    Song
    U.S.A.
    Album
    Introducing The Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble
    Label
    Afrobomb Music
  • Time
    2:25
    Artist
    Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
    Song
    The Good Leaf
    Album
    From Africa With Fury: Rise
    Label
    Knitting Factory Records
  • Time
    2:34
    Artist
    Mamud Band
    Song
    Zombie
    Album
    Opposite People - The Music of Fela Kuti
    Label
    Felmay Records
  • Time
    2:45
    Artist
    The Daktaris
    Song
    Up Side Down
    Album
    Black Man's Cry: The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti
    Label
    Now-Again
  • Time
    2:49
    Artist
    The Afromotive
    Song
    Scare Tactics
    Album
    Scare Tactics
    Label
    Harmonized Records
  • Time
    3:03
    Artist
    Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
    Song
    Rise
    Album
    From Africa With Fury: Rise
    Label
    Knitting Factory Records
  • Time
    3:10
    Artist
    Femm Nameless
    Song
    Ibajekbe (What If)
    Album
    Rough Guide: Afrobeat Revival
    Label
    World Music Network
  • Time
    3:21
    Artist
    Cheikh Lô, Les Nubians & Manu Dibango Feat. Chateau Flight
    Song
    Shakara/Lady, Pt. 2
    Album
    Red Hot + Riot
    Label
    MCA
  • Time
    3:26
    Artist
    Ruth Tafébé & The Afrorockerz
    Song
    Wâri
    Album
    The Rough Guide To Afrobeat Revolution
    Label
    World Music Network
  • Time
    3:30
    Artist
    Bukky Leo & Black Egypt
    Song
    Secular Society
    Album
    Afrobeat Visions
    Label
    Mr. Bongo
  • Time
    3:39
    Artist
    Seun Kuti & Egypt 80
    Song
    Higher Consciousness
    Album
    A Long Way To the Beginning
    Label
    Knitting Factory Records / Because Music
  • Time
    3:53
    Artist
    Kaleta & Zozo Afrobeat
    Song
    Get Up
    Album
    The Rough Guide To Afrobeat Revolution
    Label
    World Music Network