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AfroBeat

Fela, Music & Revolution

In Africa, music cannot be for enjoyment.
Music has to be for revolution.

Fela Kuti
Colonial Mentality

See also “Happy Mentality

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Old African Music

Grand Kallé & African Jazz – Satchmo Okuka Lokole

Joseph Kabasele (Grand Kallé) followed the tradition when Louis Armstrong visited Congo on October 28, 1960 when he arrived in Leopoldville to perform with his All Stars, booked by the State Department and sponsored by Pepsi Co.

Visit the virtual expo.

See also: Satchmo in Ghana.

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Global

Anansy Cissé – Baala (2014)

Listen to Zoumana Tereta whose sonorous sokou (mono-chord violin) solos enter into a riffing question and answer session with Cisse’s electric guitar.

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