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Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Extravaganza



21st Century Afro Extravaganza

The Paris DJs extended family has among the most pro-active in spreading the good word about worldwide African music. Celebrating the recent releases by One Foot In Jail or Franck Biyong on our brand new Colored-Inc. label, and announcing the upcoming albums from Oghene Kologbo (thru Kraked) or Ebo Taylor (thru Strut), here's nearly 4 hours of 21st century afrojazz, afrobeat, ethio-jazz, afrofunk and afrolatin grooves - selected and mixed by Grant Phabao and Djouls who are currently producing new tracks with Afrodyete from the Breakestra, Zak from The Souljazz Orchestra, Franck Biyong, Doctor L, Gregsky and a few others...

21st Century Afro Extravaganza
Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Extravaganza
(MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) Colored-Inc., 2010-07-10

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Tracklisting :

PART 1 - AFRO TRIP



01. The Original Brothers - Black Out
(from 'African Music Today' compilation, 2009 / Truth & Soul) USA
» more info on truthandsoulrecords.com «
02. Afro Latin Vintage Orchestra - Kingston Abeba
(from 'Definitely Roots' album, 2009 / Masta Conga Production) FRANCE
» more info on myspace.com/afrolatinvintageorchestra «
03. One Foot In Jail feat. Grant Phabao & The Jays - African Man (Grant Phabao Swing Rework)
(from 'Hard 2 Find Vol.3' album, 2010 / Colored-Inc.) FRANCE/JAMAICA
» more info on colored-inc.com «
04. Akalé Wubé - Jawa Jawa
(from 'Akalé Wubé' album, 2010 / Clapson) FRANCE
» more info on akalewube.com «
05. Horace Andy & Ashley Beedle - Watch We (Souljazz Orchestra Remix)
(from 'Inspiration Information - The Remixes' CD, 2009 / Strut) JAMAICA/UK/CANADA
» more info on strut-records.com «
06. Skeletons - Marathon Man
(from 'Smile' album, 2010 / Impossible Ark) UK
» more info on parisdjs.com «
07. The Budos Band - Hidden Hand
(from 'The Budos Band EP' 12 inch, 2009 / Daptone) USA
» more info on parisdjs.com «
08. The Rhythmagic Orchestra - African Mailman
(from 'Impossible Ark: A Compilation' CD, 2009 / Impossible Ark) UK
» more info on parisdjs.com «
09. Brownout - Framed By Death
(from 'Aguilas & Cobras' album, 2009 / Six Degrees) USA
» more info on parisdjs.com «
10. Albino - Feel Alright
(from 'Rhino' album, 2007 / Mighty Niblet) USA
» more info on albinoband.com «
11. Soul Sugar - Sagittarius
(from 'Nothing But The Truth' album, 2009 / Freestyle) FRANCE
» more info on parisdjs.com «
12. Tumi and the Volume - Volume Thrials
(from 'Pick A Dream' album, 2010 / Sakifo) SOUTH AFRICA
» more info on thevolume.co.za «
13. The Budos Band - Day Tripper
(from 'Day Tripper/Money' split 7 inch with Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings, 2010 / Daptone) USA
» more info on thebudos.com «
14. Mifune - Blackwater Crooks
(from 'Time Is Watching Us' album, 2008 / ODC Music Group) USA
» more info on mifunemusic.com «

PART 2 - AFRO ETHIO



15. Les Freres Smith - La Marche des Smith
(from 'La Marche des Smith' 7 inch, 2009 / Melting Pot) FRANCE
» more info on myspace.com/cafecreme «
16. Mulatu Astatke & The Heliocentrics - Mulatu
(from 'Inspiration Information' album, 2009 / Strut) ETHIOPIA/UK
» more info on parisdjs.com «
17. The Whitefield Brothers - Safari Strut
(from 'Earthology' album, 2010 / Now-Again) GERMANY
» more info on parisdjs.com «
18. Karl Hector & the Malcouns - Toure Samar
(from 'Black Man’s Cry: The Influence and Inspiration of Fela Kuti' compilation, 2010 / Now-Again) GERMANY
» more info on parisdjs.com «

PART 3 - AFRO BEAT



19. One Foot In Jail - Fire Dance feat. Psyco
(from 'Hard 2 Find Vol.3' album, 2010 / Colored-Inc.) FRANCE/NIGERIA
» more info on colored-inc.com «
20. The Superpowers - American Exceptionalism
(from 'Trance for Nation' album, 2009 / Young Cub) USA
» more info on myspace.com/thesuperpowers «
21. Dele Sosimi - Ojoro
(from 'Identity' album, 2007 / Helico) NIGERIA
» more info on delesosimi.org «
22. Will Bernard, John Medeski & Stanton Moore - Blister
(from 'Blue Plate Special' album, 2008 / Palmetto) USA
» more info on parisdjs.com «
23. Euforquestra - Melody Truck
(from 'Soup' album, 2009 / Artifact Concepts) USA
» more info on euforquestra.com «
24. The Souljazz Orchestra - Agbara
(from 'Rising Sun' album, 2010 / Strut) CANADA
» more info on parisdjs.com «
25. Kafka - Afro Innay
(from 'Kafka' album, 2008 / Mighty Higness) AUSTRALIA
» more info on mightyhighness.com «
26. Funkanala - Be There Tomorrow Part 1
(from 'Be There Tomorrow' album, 2007 / Here And Now) SENEGAL/UK
» more info on myspace.com/hereandnowrecordings «
27. Ikebe Shakedown - Hard Steppin'
(from 'Hard Steppin' EP, 2009 / Colemine) USA
» more info on myspace.com/ikebeshakedown «
28. Franck Biyong & Massak - U.P.C.
(from 'Visions of Kamerun' album, 2010 / Colored-Inc.) CAMEROON/FRANCE
» more info on colored-inc.com «
29. Cacique'97 - Come From Nigeria
(from 'Cacique'97' album, 2009) PORTUGAL
» more info on myspace.com/cacique97 «
30. Ariya Astrobeat Arkestra - Crosstown Traffic
(from 'Crosstown Traffic' 7 inch, 2010 / First Word) UK
» more info on firstwordrecords.com «
31. Aphrodesia - Special Girl
(from 'Precious Commodity' album, 2009 / Shackrobeat Music) USA
» more info on aphrodesia.org «

PART 4 - AFRO FUNK



32. Pitch & Scratch - Mzuzu Walk
(from 'Hamburg Hustle' album, 2009 / Légère Recordings) GERMANY
» more info on parisdjs.com «
33. Paikan - Afro On The Rocks
(from 'Dancefloor Fight' 12 inch, 2009 / Jazzman) FRANCE
» more info on myspace.com/djpaikan «
34. Gigoletto Brass Band - Africa Con Bajo
(from 'Boogalow ' 7 inch, 2010 / Lovemonk) SPAIN
» more info on lovemonk.net «
35. One Foot In Jail - Freedom Back feat. Kologbo & The Deacon
(from 'Hard 2 Find Vol.3' album, 2010 / Colored-Inc.) NIGERIA/USA/FRANCE
» more info on colored-inc.com «
36. Burro Morto - Cabaret
(from 'Varadouro' 12 inch, 2010 / Oriki Music) BRAZIL
» more info on myspace.com/burromorto «
37. Michael Leonhart & The Avramina 7 - Seahorse And The Storyteller
(from 'Seahorse And The Storyteller' album, 2010 / Truth & Soul) USA
» more info on truthandsoulrecords.com «
38. The Funk Revolution - Izzy Come, Izzy Go
(from 'Contemporary Funk' compilation, 2010 / Tramp) GERMANY
» more info on parisdjs.com «
39. Deela - One Eyed Captain (Radio Citizen Remix)
(from 'Everything Counts EP' 12 inch, 2010 / Switchstance) GERMANY
» more info on myspace.com/deelaswitchstance «
40. Afro Soul Toasting - Be A Looser
(from 'Be A Looser' 7 inch, 2008 / Enlace Funk) SPAIN
» more info on myspace.com/afrosoultoasting «
41. Kokolo - Afrika Man feat. Jojo Kuo
(from 'Afrika Man' 7 inch, 2010 / Record Kicks) USA
» more info on myspace.com/kokoloafrobeat «
42. Cadillac Jones - Suya
(from 'Rhythm Method' album, 2009 / South City) USA
» more info on parisdjs.com «
43. The Qualitons - Mellbimbo
(from 'Mellbimbo' 7 inch, 2010 / Tramp) HUNGARY
» more info on myspace.com/thequalitons «

PART 5 - AFRO LATIN



44. Liberdade - Grande Lua Cheia
(from 'Grande Lua Cheia' 12 inch, 2008 (recorded in 2002) / Oriki Music) BRAZIL
» more info on myspace.com/orikimusic «
45. Delta Nove - Giacomo
(from 'The Future Is When' album, 2006 / Capitol) USA
» more info on myspace.com/deltanoveband «
46. The Motet - Cheap Shit
(from 'Music For Life' album, 2004 / Harmonized) USA
» more info on themotet.net or on parisdjs.com «
47. Gangbé Brass Band - Nikki
(from 'Assiko' album, 2009 / Contre Jour) BENIN
» more info on myspace.com/gangbebrassband «
48. Antibalas - Dilo Como Yo
(from 'Verve Remixed 4' compilation, 2008 / Verve) USA
» more info on antibalas.com «
49. Saravah Soul - Alforria
(from 'Tru Thoughts 10th Anniversary' 3xCD compilation, 2009 / Tru Thoughts) UK
» more info on parisdjs.com «

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Credits :
Selected and mixed by Grant Phabao (myspace.com/grantphabao | grantphabao.com) and Djouls (colored-inc.com)
Audio Mastering by Grant Phabao (grantphabao.com | myspace.com/grantphabao)
Artwork layout by Djouls (djouls.com)
Photo by The Lizard Queen (flickr) under a Creative Commons license


More mixes with cool 21st Century Afro tracks :
21st Century Afro Vol.7
21st Century Afro Vol.6
21st Century Afro Vol.5
African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.8
21st Century Afro Vol.4
21st Century Afro Vol.3
African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.7
21st Century Afro Vol.2
21st Century Afro Vol.1
African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.6
African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.5
African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.4
African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.3
African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.2
Mind Radio Show Vol.4
African Mashed Potato Popcorn Vol.1
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Cedric Cedric ·  11 July 2010, 18:57

de la bombe atomic ce mix !
m e r c i ! ! ! ! !

Emmanuel Gaugain Emmanuel Gaugain ·  11 July 2010, 18:58

Superbe mix merci beaucoup

Silencio Silencio ·  11 July 2010, 19:52

Paris Djs, vous ne dormez jamais? De la folie pure et simple, merci d'etre aussi devoue pour la musique et le bon son. Un mix d'anthologie et je minimise mes propos.

Martyn of the Low Lamps Martyn of the Low Lamps ·  13 July 2010, 11:00

thanks from England - magnifique!

funkymonkey funkymonkey ·  14 July 2010, 02:50

So this is what heaven is like! :) The best gift I have ever got from the internet, could not be more grateful! THANK YOU!!!!

45Dope 45Dope ·  14 July 2010, 11:10

Dopeeee Mix!

Alex73 Alex73 ·  14 July 2010, 18:57

Après un fabuleux week-end à Sète pour le Worldwide Festival, quoi de mieux qu'un bon Mix réalisé par vos soins Messieurs Grant Phabao & Djouls. Toujours à l'affut de vos cadeaux sonores, je vous remercie pour ce partage. Merci également d'associer les pochettes à vos sélections, ça participe à l'excellence de ce site. Big Up

Richard Richard ·  23 July 2010, 22:03

Fantastic mix, just got better and better

Soysoi Soysoi ·  24 July 2010, 03:07

Σας συγχαίρω, μπράβο και παρακαλώ συνεχίζεται.
Another PDJs knockout!

vincent vincent ·  26 July 2010, 19:29

juste Fabuleux :)))) silencio a bien raison , un mix d'anthologie ! Merci a vous

pwguy pwguy ·  27 July 2010, 21:03

you guys...you RULE!!!

Pocoloco Pocoloco ·  28 July 2010, 13:59

What a selection! Perfect guide for all afro music lovers! big up!

JeanSaintJean JeanSaintJean ·  04 August 2010, 09:17

Just The Best Afro Sound Selecta 2010 !
Incredible Work !
Simply My Best Summer Mix !
Keep On !
Big Big Big Up !

alan alan ·  09 September 2010, 13:13

21st century afro vol 1 à 6 ont tournés en boucle dans mes oreilles pendant pas mal de temps et m'ont permis de découvrir pleins d'orchestres que je ne connaissais pas !... donc cette extravagance me parait plus que nécessaire !... merci !

PARIS DJs U R DA BEST !
&
AFROBEAT RULES !


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