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Mbaraka Mwinshehe, Matusi Ya Nini?


BBC Talking to Strangers: honey birds

These birds are best known for their interaction with humans.

Honeyguides are noted and named for one or two species that will deliberately lead humans directly to bee colonies, so that they can feast on the grubs that are left behind.

(from a BBC series called “Trials of Life” and the episode is called “Talking to Strangers)

Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou


The man from timbuktu mixes up one hour of deep & funky rare Orchestre Poly Rythmo madness on original vinyl for the racubah sound system,enjoy!!

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(From mirrormirrorworldworld's fantastclectic collection)

(From mirrormirrorworldworld's fantastclectic collection)

Volta Jazz, Djougou Malola (Boléro)


Mbali Mbali | Bi Malika

Orchestre de la Paillote (dir. Kélétigui Traoré), Kadia Blues (Guinea, 1960s)


K. Frimpong & His Cubano Fiestas - Kyenkyen Bi Adi M’awu


Kyenkyen Bi Adi M’awu, which means ‘Come Back My Love’, is from the K. Frimpong’s debut album (1976) and it also appears in the album compilation ‘Afro-rock Volume 1: A Collection Of Rare And Unreleased Afro-Beat Quarried From Across The Continent’ released in 2010. Enjoy!

Alhaji K. Frimpong (died October 18, 2005) was a Ghanaian highlife singer. 

Fanta Sacko, Jimbe Waba Dabola, from Musiques du Mali

Carsten ten Brink, Elegance 10b travelling (arterupestre)

Carsten ten BrinkElegance 10b travelling (arterupestre)

Bamako ending featuring the beautiful song, Naam, performed by Christy Azuma [but you see here Malian actress Aïssa Maïga]

Abderrahmane Sissako’s film puts the World Bank on trial (literally) detailing its destructive influence in Africa, all summed up with actress Aïssa Maïga’s tears. (kosdetermination)



Praye - Independence

Ghanaian Music

i am in luv.

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Cheb Khaled - Aïcha

Comme si je’n’existais pas,
Elle est passée à coté de moi,

this song is magic and everything beautiful.

Oh ! Aïcha, Aïcha, écoute-moi.
(oh Aïcha, Aïcha listen to me)
Aïcha, Aïcha, t’en vas pas.
(Aïcha, Aïcha, don’t go)
Aïcha, Aïcha, regarde-moi.
(Aïcha, Aïcha, look at me)
Aïcha, Aïcha, réponds-moi.
(Aïcha, Aïcha, respond to me)

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