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Paris DJs Soundsystem Election Mix Part 1

Paris DJs Soundsystem - Election Mix Pt.1


Tomorrow (sunday, april 22nd) will the first round of the French presidential election. After 5 years of monarchy with Nicolas Sarkozy, who managed to bring down the 5th republic, destroy France's influence and credibility in the rest of the world, and install a climate of fear in his own country, it has became essential for everyone to VOTE FOR A CHANGE. Yes you heard that before ('since 54' as...

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Les Freres Smith Contreband Mentality

©© Les Frères Smith - Contreband Mentality - mixed and mastered by Grant Phabao


©© Les Frères Smith - Contreband Mentality (gatefold 2xLP) Cafe Creme Contreband Corporation, 2011-04-22 (CD/Digital) Comet, late may 2011 ©© les Freres Smith - the Smiths brothers - is a Paris based 14 piece collective specialized in afrobeat and ethio flavoured grooves. These music smugglers have been touring the French and European scenes for more than 10 years, always with the same blasting...

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21st Century Afro Extravaganza

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 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...

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One Foot In Jail Hard 2 Find Vol 3

One Foot In Jail - Hard 2 Find Vol.3 (CD/Digital, Colored-Inc.) sold out!


One Foot In Jail is the first venture for the Colored-Inc. label into African vibes. Blending Nigerian harmonies with American Soul or Jamaican Funk, European folk & electronics with Afrobeat, Jazz with souful reggae or deep poetry, with some hefty doses of Reggae, Psychedelia and African percussions in between, this is indeed a kind of a Afrofunk Jazz Thing, a fantastic record pushing the...

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Kologbo feat The Deacon Freedom Back

Kologbo feat. The Deacon - Freedom Back


Some of you discovered Kologbo on stage at the Afrofunk party we organized last summer with Ebo Taylor & The Poets Of Rhythm. Some others already knew he was the tenor guitar player from Fela Kuti's Afrika 70 and he now plays on stage with Tony Allen. Some of you might even have heard the Remember Fela Anikulapo Kuti album he released in 2007 with Berlin's heaviest afrobeat ensemble Afrobeat...

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20090718 EBO TAYLOR

Ebo Taylor & Afrobeat Academy - Love Is Not Too Far - Live in Paris 2009


Ebo Taylor, the legendary composer, arranger and musician from Ghana took the stage for the first time in Europe, together with artists of the internationally assigned Afrobeat Academy (featuring musicians from the Poets Of Rhythm, Karl Hector & the Malcouns, Kabu Kabu and Fela's Afrika 70's guitarist Oghene Kologobo), in Paris on July 17th, 2009 (organized by Rockers International &...

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Ebo Taylor live in Paris

Bam Bam Club Atomic - Ebo Taylor live in Paris with The Poets of Rhythm & more!


ROCKERS INTERNATIONAL & PARIS DJS présentent BAM BAM CLUB ATOMIC - 70's AFROFUNK LIVE : EBO TAYLOR with KABU KABU, KARL HECTOR & THE MALCOUNS and AFROBEAT ACADEMY ! Redécouvert récemment à travers les compilations GHANA SOUNDZ (Soundway Records), le guitariste et arrangeur ghanéen EBO TAYLOR fusionna durant les années 70 Highlife et Afro-beat en un genre nouveau: Afro-funk! Il sera en...

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GRANT PHABAO AND DJOULS 21st Century Afro

Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro


Grant Phabao and Djouls - 21st Century Afro (MP3 Podcast on www.ParisDJs.com) T.I.M.E.C., 2008-08-18 [comment faire?/how to?] Info : In the next 6 weeks, Paris DJs activists Grant Phabao & Djouls will explore the many facets of 21st century African music, from Afrobeat to Afrofunk, from Afrosoul to Afrojazz, etc. This week's selection opens the salva with one of THE albums of the year, the...

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Oghene Kologbo - Remember Fela Anikulapo Kuti


Oghene Kologbo - Remember Fela Anikulapo Kuti (CD) Lions Ark Records/Rough Trade, 2007-08-17 Tracklisting : 01. Na Yawa 7:14 02. Remember Fela 6:23 03. Sniper 5:09 04. L.C.I.A. 5:50 05. We Dey Suffa 3:41 06. Change The System 4:20 07. Afro Confusion 3:23 08. Don't Follow Fashion 4:05 09. Open Your Eyes 6:20 10. Fortunate 6:48 11. Stop Musik Links : myspace.com/kologbo...

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