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Intertwining elemental roots of spirit, rhythm, planetary reverence, and socio-political transformation, TapRoots braids a vision of human relations united by struggle, praise, grief, celebration, resilience, and fierce desire for social change. It calls the audience to listen in new ways, travel through the gateways between the seen and unseen, and celebrate our shared humanity as we work to heal our relationship to the planet, to history and to each other.
"Is This Love" is a song by Bob Marley and the Wailers, released on their 1978 album Kaya. The song became one of the best-known Marley songs and was part of the Legend compilation. It peaked at number 9 in the UK charts upon its release in 1978.
Modern Antique Ras Pidow, Elder of the Rainbow Throne of the Niahbingi Theocratic Order. Story teller, teacher, priest,
Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World is a studio album from South African artist Johnny Clegg and his band Savuka. Released in 1989 and produced by Hilton Rosenthal and Bobby Summerfield, it is today recognized as probably the band's greatest album, containing hits such "Dela" and "Cruel, Crazy, Beautiful World".
The Hadouk Trio create a uniquely mystical and evocative sound somewhere between jazz and world pop.
Fatoumata Diawara (born 1982 in Ouragahio, Ivory Coast) is a Malian actress, singer-songwriter and multiple Grammy Award nominee currently living in France. She received two nominations at the 61st Annual Grammy Awards for Best World Music Album for her album Fenfo and Best Dance Recording for Ultimatum in which she was featured with the English band Disclosure
Hugo Kant is a pseudonym musician / producer Quentin Le Roux, from Marseilles, France.
Babatunde Olatunji, Nigerian-born drummer (born April 7, 1927, Ajido, Nigeria—died April 6, 2003, Salinas, Calif.), brought the sound of African drumming to an American audience and influenced a number of jazz and rock musicians. While studying in New York City, Olatunji formed an African drum and dance group.
Sona Jobarteh's debut music video "Gambia" in celebration of the Golden Jubilee of Independence for the Gambia in 2015.
And this noise begat rhythm and rhythm begat everything else. And the dance began. Authentic music from diverse nations and styles, each with their own beauty, power, and significance. Music is my connection to the primal energy that created all that we know. Music takes us into the now, what Schopenhauer calls the nunc stans. It brings us face-to-face with the moment, if we choose to go there.
Global Drum Project is an album by Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, Sikiru Adepoju, and Giovanni Hidalgo. It was released by Shout! Factory on October 2, 2007. The album combines music played on a variety of drums and other instruments, human voices singing and chanting, and electronic samples and digitally created sounds.
Water No Get Enemy remains one of the best-known acclaimed masterpieces by Fela Anikulapo-Kuti. It continues to remain in the hearts of Africans all over the world, as it speaks so strongly to the black man’s cause.
Angelique Kidjo performs "Born Under Punches" from her re-imagination of the Talking Heads album, "Remain In Light" out June 8th produced by Jeff Bhasker. Visit angeliquekidjo.com for more info.
Aqui les dejo un adelanto de lo que sera este canal, contribuyendo al esparcimiento y la escucha de musica colombiana (champeta, vallenato, salsa, merengue, reggaeton) entre otros
An album by Nigerian Afrobeat composer, bandleader, and multi-instrumentalist Fela Kuti recorded in Lagos in 1971 and originally released on the Nigerian His Master's Voice label.
The story of the Baka, having greater sensitivity to sound and using music as ritualistic expression is enchanting. The cause is great! If only we all can experience the same trip to the forest, but no need!
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La muha, música africana que se escuchaba (y escucha) en la costa norte colombiana. El grupo se llamaba "Mahlathini and The Mahotella Queens" y era de Surafrica. Su música se hizo popular en los 60's y aún perdura. El nombre original de la canción es "Awuthule kancane".