Monday, April 30, 2012

Fela Live in Detroit

Just when you thought the world had heard all that Fela had to offer...  Live in Detroit, the first new Fela material to be released since 1992, will be made available to the world on May 8, 2012 via Knitting Factory Records.  The album features four classic Egypt 80 cuts: 1. Just Like That, 2. Confusion Break Bones, 3. Teacher Don't Teach Me Nonsense, and 4. Beasts of No Nation.  Any afrobeat head fiending for "new" Fela sounds will waste no time copping this live album.  Preview a track below, pre-order it from KFR here.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Jungle Fire

Need a litle fire in your life?  Check out this slammin two-song EP from L.A. based Afro-funk ensemble Jungle Fire.  Be careful, you might get burned...

Tuesday, April 10, 2012

New Afrolicious EP-Pleasuretime

With a name like Afrolicious, it's gotta be good. Dig this track off the Bay Area collective's new EP Pleasuretime, out now on ESL Records.

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Free Track off of Ebo Taylor's New Album

Ebo Taylor just keeps on keeping on. The African musical legend is set to release his new album, Appia Kwa Bridge, April 16, 2012 on Strut Records. In the meantime, dig this free track to keep you satiated until the album drops later this month.

Ebo Taylor - Yaa Amponsah by Strut