Global Afro Beat

Africa, more specifically Ghana and Nigeria, is home to a thriving, world-class music scene that has inspired artists the world over. Features Afro Beat stars such as Femi Kuti, Ebo Taylor, Antibalas and more!
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Curated by

Pierre-Jean Lavigne

Since 1999, Pierre-Jean Lavigne has been a DJ and host of many radio shows and podcasts. He has performed at numerous festivals and opened for many of his favorite acts. Pierre-Jean has always believed that music’s capacity to surprise and touch on an emotional level is one of the best ways to bring people together. For that reason, sincerity, creativity, and freshness are qualities he looks for in new music.

Artists

Fela Kuti
Femi Kuti
Tony Allen
Ebo Taylor
Antibalas
Nomo
Orlando Julius
The Souljazz Orchestra
Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou Dahomey
Kokolo

Chart

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Koko’s Vibration (Extended Mix)
Sarabi
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Black Family
Roy Ayers
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Isla Muerta
Gramps the Vamp
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Tata fatiguée
Vaudou Game
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Angha Sabali
Baba Sissoko
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Brain Clear Heart
Woima Collective
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Makossa No. 3
Lord Echo
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One For Senegal
The Pleb
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Hurry Up!
The Brooks
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Adura
Ginger Johnson and his African Messengers