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Kologbo - Africa Is The Future

6th of September - It's Kologbo Day! A 4th track revealed from "Africa Is The Future" upcoming LP, featuring Tony Allen, Pat Thomas & Ayo


Paris DJs followers should be aware by now, we're not joking, every 6th of the month is Kologbo day! Later this year on upcoming 6ths of the month we'll unveil some brand new productions recorded this summer, but until then we're proud to keep on revealing new tunes from Fela's tenor guitar player in Afrika 70 brand new album "Africa Is The Future", to be released at the end of this...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem Have You Ever Been To Electric Afroland Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol 4

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Have You Ever Been To Electric Afroland? - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol.4 (Digital Compilation, Paris DJs)


Paris DJs with some insight from Zakari Frantz (The Souljazz Orchestra) have prepared for this 4th volume in the 'Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International' series a special treat, since they opted from day one to go into an Afro Rock direction with the title 'Have You Ever Been To Electric Afroland'. Exclusive tracks are numerous, starting with a surprising Ethio-Twist number from Dereb The...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 8

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.8


This heighth Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection is another extravaganza spectacular batch of 50 tracks, with a heavy dose of soul, some Afro funkyness, Reggae grooves, Hip Hop head-nodders and latin vibes… Don't hesitate to pick your favorites, like 'em, share 'm and playlist 'em again!! The 'Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection' is a series we try to do on a bi-monthly schedule, with every odd number a...

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Martin Perna from Antibalas Paris 2013

Antibalas, Tony Allen & Chief Udoh Essiet - Live in Paris, 2013


The Antibalas show this week in Paris for Jazz à la Villette was rad! As last year at New Morning, they played a killer Afrobeat set, reaching terrible heights on the new tracks such as "Gold Rush", bringing chills down the spine and tears in the eyes… and that was before the surprise arrival of legendary drummer Tony Allen and percussionist Chief Udoh Essiet for a take on 'Alagbon...

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Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol 7

Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection Vol.7


This seventh Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection is an extravaganza spectacular selection of 50 tracks, with a lot fo Afro tunes, some Reggae goodies, Latin bits, hip Hop bombs and more… All killer, no filler, and plenty of choice tracks for you to share!! The 'Paris DJs Soundcloud Selection' is now a bi-monthly series, with every odd number a selection of cool tracks to listen to as a full radio show,...

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2013 Jazz A La Villette

Antibalas & Chic - Jazz A La Villette - Mardi 10 septembre 2013


On september 10th, there's a NOT-TO-MISS double bill in Paris, with afrobeat juggernaut band Antibalas first, followed by cult disco band Chic feat. Nile Rodgers. Well... ANTIBALAS and CHIC in Paris, that's a show we wouldn't miss for the world!!...

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Paris DJs Soundsystem We Are The Fire Inside Your Mind Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol 2

Paris DJs Soundsystem - We Are The Fire Inside Your Mind - Tropical Grooves and Afrofunk International Vol.2 (Digital Compilation, Paris DJs)


This second volume in the series of 'Tropical Grooves & Afrofunk International' selections from the Paris DJs Soundsystem is the follow-up to the 'Dis Is Good For You' compilation from last year, one of Paris DJs' bestseller since the media morphed into a label (now releasing a new single or album every week!). This time artists were sent a mesmerizing Ben Hito artwork as a source of...

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Paris DJs Best Of 2012 Contenders

Paris DJs presents The 20 Contenders Albums of 2012


10 best albums for 2012 was really hard to pin down. We had to leave a lot of very good record on the side. That's totally unacceptable with all the amazing goodies we received every month during the past year. Which is why we decided to select 20 more superb albums from 2012. The contenders!...

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Paris DJs Playlist November 2012

Paris DJs Playlist - November 2012


We've reached a point where we're starting to receive each month more links to free downloads (44%) than links to promotional digital downloads (43%). The physical records, vinyl or CD, are far behind, with only 13% of what arrives at the studios. As music pros, you'll understand we keep our focus on artists and labels who are producing and releasing products you can touch and feel. As DJs, we're...

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Grant Phabao and Djouls 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol 4

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro Spectacular Vol.4


This 4th volume of Paris DJs' Spectacular series assembles once again new cool afro grooves from the international scene, with tracks coming from all over the place: Australia, Brazil, Canada, Congo, Denmark, Ehtiopia, France, Ghana, Hungary, Mali, Spain, Sweden, The Netherlands, UK, and, of course, lots of band from the USA where the Afro fever has now risen to new heights after the success of...

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