IAPÉ – Fvll concert | Afrobeat | Live @ El Médiator (2023)

Iapé was born from a common desire to revive the afrobeat and afrofunk atmosphere of the 70s, a musical genre driven by the emblematic Fela Kuti, as well as Ebo Taylor and K-frimpong. Iapé est né d'une envie commune de faire revivre l'ambiance afrobeat et afrofunk des années 70, un genre musical impulsé par les… Continue lendo IAPÉ – Fvll concert | Afrobeat | Live @ El Médiator (2023)


FELA KUTI & AFRICA 70 – Pansa Pansa (live in Berlin, 1978)

Fela Aníkúlápó Kuti (15 October 1938 – 2 August 1997), also known as Abami Eda, was a Nigerian musician, bandleader, composer, political activist, and Pan-Africanist. He is regarded as the pioneer of Afrobeat, a Nigerian music genre that combines West African music with American funk and jazz. At the height of his popularity, he was… Continue lendo FELA KUTI & AFRICA 70 – Pansa Pansa (live in Berlin, 1978)

THE YOUSSEF DAYES EXPERIENCE – Live @ Joshua Tree | Presented by Soulection

Present at the embryonic stage of the explosive South London jazz scene, Yussef Dayes is a talented drummer and composer whose expressive and characterful style was first heard by many as part of United Vibrations, an act fusing Afro-beat stylings with forward-looking jazz and rock, as evidenced best on their acclaimed 2016 album, The Myth… Continue lendo THE YOUSSEF DAYES EXPERIENCE – Live @ Joshua Tree | Presented by Soulection

LUEDJI LUNA – 3 Marias | Bom Mesmo É Estar Debaixo D’Água

Luedji Luna (1987-) is a Brazilian singer and songwriter. Born in Salvador, her father is a historian and her mother an economist, both engaged in the black movement of Salvador. Music has always been present in her life, since her father is a musician, one of the members of the group Raciocínio Lento. Luedji Luna's… Continue lendo LUEDJI LUNA – 3 Marias | Bom Mesmo É Estar Debaixo D’Água

SHAOLIN AFRONAUTS – Flight of the Ancient (2011) [fvll albvm]

The Shaolin Afronauts are an Afrobeat band based in Adelaide, Australia. Their music is heavily influenced by West African Afrobeat artists such as Fela Kuti, but also incorporates elements of avant-garde jazz, soul and other traditional African and Cuban percussive rhythms. They describe their music as "interstellar futurist afro-soul". https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mVphcpIoTpc Flight of the Ancients is… Continue lendo SHAOLIN AFRONAUTS – Flight of the Ancient (2011) [fvll albvm]

SONS OF KEMET – Live from the Basement

Watch Sons Of Kemet's full set here produced in collaboration with WeTransfer and Sonos Radio. Sons of Kemet are a British jazz group formed by Shabaka Hutchings, Oren Marshall, Seb Rochford, and Tom Skinner. Theon Cross replaced Marshall on tuba after the first album, and Eddie Hick replaced Rochford on drums after the second. The… Continue lendo SONS OF KEMET – Live from the Basement

ADEKUNLE GOLD – Live @ Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

This year, NPR Music is celebrating Black Music Month with an array of brand new Tiny Desk concerts — both from home and from behind our beloved Desk. Together, these artists represent the past, present and future of Black music. This month of carefully curated shows is a celebration of Black artists expressing themselves in… Continue lendo ADEKUNLE GOLD – Live @ Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

FATOUMATA DIAWARA – Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

Abby O'Neill | February 3, 2022 Fatoumata Diawara is a true multi-hyphenate – an esteemed Malian singer, songwriter and actress who left her home country at 19 to pursue her artistry in France. By way of Como, Italy, she delivers a riveting performance alongside her bandmates, many of whom have toured with her since 2018.… Continue lendo FATOUMATA DIAWARA – Tiny Desk (Home) Concert

L’ECLAIR – Full Performance (Live on KEXP at Home)

Swiss sextet L'Eclair play an ever-evolving, undefinable brand of groove-heavy instrumentals which effortlessly fuse the band's many influences, including Krautrock, Afrobeat, funk, and library music. The band's first few recordings, such as 2019's Sauropoda, captured the freewheeling, improvisatory spirit of their live shows, while 2021's sprawling Confusions was a more ambitious, focused studio production. Keyboard… Continue lendo L’ECLAIR – Full Performance (Live on KEXP at Home)

NEWEN AFROBEAT – A History (fvll concert)

Newen Afrobeat is an Afrobeat band that started in 2009 in Chile. The group revisits Fela Kuti's musical heritage. The word Newén means "strength" in the Mapuche language. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvH6TeAShE0 * except Coffin For Head Of StatePart 1 (2012 - 2017)Cantaros (3/3/17)Let's Start…+ (2/4/18) 7:58Open Your Eyes 11:09Zombie (2018) 19:09Curiche (11/14/18) 34:11Voraz (3/31/19) 40:07Come Y Calla… Continue lendo NEWEN AFROBEAT – A History (fvll concert)