MIXist: Advanced Afrobeat For Beginners Volume 2

Matt Craig 2006 Africa"Africa '06" by Matt Craig

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: “It was the sound of post-independence Nigeria, not Vampire Weekend.” Suffice it to say that Afrobeat has become an increasingly prominent element in today’s fusion music. Yet we seldom stop to think where these unique tones originated. So this compilation marks the beginning of a series dedicated to investigating the peaks and troughs of a glossed-over genre. After all, no musical victory is without its unsung heroes.

Various Artists - "Advanced Afrobeat For Beginners Volume 2"

1. Fela Ransome Kuti - "Signature Tune" | 00:00
2. Mercury Dance Band - "Envy No Good" | 00:22
3. Segun Bucknor & His Revolution - "La La La" | 05:15
4. Ebo Taylor - "Atwer Abroba" | 08:45
5. Lourdes Van Dunem - "Ngongo ya Biluka" | 15:53
6. Lemma Demissew - "Astawesalehu" | 19:01
7. Vis A Vis - "Susan Sue" | 23:07
8. Tony Allen & His Afro Messengers - "No Discrimination" | 27:28
9. The Green Arrows - "Dororengu Rinonaka" | 35:47
10. Super Eagles - "Love's A Real Thing" | 38:35
11. Les Barons - "Lagos Sound System" | 41:37
12. Rob - "Make It Fast, Make It Slow" | 46:54
13. Tabukah ëXí - "Finger Toe" | 52:20
14. Mahmoud Ahmed - "Nafqot Nèw Yègodagn" | 57:44
15. Eastern Minstrels - "Selense" | 01:01:05