Modern Griots Spotlight: Nino

Last weekend, I attended the Africa Now! concert at The Apollo, which featured performances from FreshlyGround, Lokua Kanza, Nneka and Blitz the Ambassador. While all the performances were great (FreshlyGround’s silly, energetic dancing, Lokua Kanza tender singing and Nneka’s fierce honesty), the standout performance of the night was Blitz the Ambassador’s with his simulation of […]

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African Heat

DJ Voodoo Funk posted a mix of some great Funk/Afro-beat music from Ghana and Nigeria. Here is the link to the music and the track listing: 00:00 The Uppers -dankasa 03:30 Roy Hamilton -jack jones 06:40 Gyadu Blay Ambolley -sikape 12:14 De Frank -waiting for my baby 16:33 The Cutlass Band -obiara wondo 19:08 The Strangers […]

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