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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 presents 1977 - Standards Versions and Revamps Vol 18

Paris DJs Soundsystem presents 1977 - Standards, Versions & Revamps Vol.18

1977 was the year of the Punk explosion, but it was also the year the famous Studio 54 opened in New York. Elvis Presley died during the summer, Marc Bolan followed in september, and "Saturday Night Fever" was released at the end of the year. On the albums front, besides the obvious P-Funk gems (Parliament, Bootsy Collins, Eddie Hazel), there were Pink Floyd, Peter Gabriel, The Clash,...

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Todd Simon - Jazz on 45 Vol 2

Todd Simon - Jazz On 45 Vol.2

You can't even begin to imagine how much we DON'T endorse Mixcloud. The site just doesn't fit with the publishing of mixes standard we've developped for more than 10 years at Paris DJs. Which is why it's very nice to see our collegue Todd Simon uploading his 'Jazz on 45' mixes on Soundcloud, with a full write-up, including all the art covers and a track-by-track commentary, available on Wax...

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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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Nigeria - African Music Legends - Fela Kuti in Concert

‪Nigeria - African Music Legends - Fela Kuti in Concert 1‬...

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The Liberators Paris DJs Mix

The Liberators - Paris DJs Mix

The Liberators - Paris DJs Mix (MP3 Podcast on 2011-05-23 This is quite unique: an afrofunk/afrobeat band from Australia signed to an Italian label!!! Well African grooves are now everywhere and people who never heard of Fela must feel quite a huge lack or awareness in music. Knowledgeness or not, here's an opportunity to discover what's Afrobeat all about over there in Sydney, with...

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Seun Kuti Paris Djs World People 01

Seun Anikulapo Kuti - World People 01

Seun Anikulapo Kuti - World People #01 (MP3 Podcast on 2011-04-18 Seun Anikulapo Kuti, the youngest son of Fela, is now in his late 20s. He grew up in Kalukaluta, Nigeria, and we asked him about his musical background during the 80s and the 90s… "It was all about Afrobeat! Traditional music also, and reggae. Bob Marley of course, Peter Tosh too, he was a huge favorite of...

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Rare interview with Fela Kuti found in charity shop in London

Feal Kuti - Rare radio interview found in a charity shop by Duncan Ballantyne, Label Manager, Soundway Records "Having recently picked up some old reel to reel tapes at a Help the Aged shop round the corner from my house i was pretty astonished to hear this recording of Fela being interviewed in London just before he went on this major tour with Ginger Baker. Recognise the song in the...

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Black Man's Cry: The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti

Various - Black Man's Cry: The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (4x10" boxset/CD) Now-Again/Stones Throw NA50566, 2010-02-23 Fela's music, and that of his organization inspired musicians across the global village when Afro-Beat was new and novel. This compilation focuses on the music Fela inspired – whether by fellow Nigerians recording alongside him in the early 70s, neighbors in Ghana, then-modern...

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Pax Nicholas & The Nettey Family - Na Teef Know De Road Of Teef

Pax Nicholas & The Nettey Family - Na Teef Know De Road Of Teef (CD/LP) Daptone Records DAP017, 2009-09-01 Convinced of his skills as a drummer and singer, in 1971 Fela Anikulapo Kuti made Nicholas Addo-Nettey a full member of Africa 70 on congas and backing vocals. While playing with Fela and recording on all his releases between 1971 and 1978, Nicholas always had his own thing going on the...

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