Old African Music

Gatanga Boys Band – Wendo Ti Mbia

In 1970s Kenya the two threads of rumba and benga loosely dominated the music scene. Benga quickly became Kenya’s unique contribution to afro-pop; spreading like wildfire through the interior countryside with it’s fast, 4/4 machine-gun beat and intricate electric guitar layers. Listen to Gatanga Boys Band and you’ll see by yourself…

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Gatanga Boys Band Remixed

“This track, edited and chopped up by Hide and Smile (Frankie Francis and Miles Cleret) offers super fast instrumental benga guitar and drum interplay, heavy on the cymbals and dynamite on the floor.”

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